Alissa Berg is the Science Coordinator at the Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL), a Chicago nonprofit that focuses on developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL currently manages 29 neighborhood Chicago Public Schools serving more than 17,000 students. She holds a doctorate in Science Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Felicia Moore Mensah is an Associate Professor of Science Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She also serves as the Program Coordinator for the Science Education Program. Her research centers on improving the teaching and learning of science in urban schools. She teaches elementary and middle/secondary science methods courses and conducts professional development with K-12 teachers. Her work in science teacher education includes publications in the Journal of Science Teacher Education, the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, and Cultural Studies of Science Education.
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