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Little Red Hen – Revisited

Johnnie James is being pushed aside as PI of the project she conceived.

Ann Beheler
Kathleen Alfano
Phillip Davis
Karen Birch

A Bridge too Far

Kim is worried about finding a new project to support her project team.

Ann Beheler
Gordon Snyder
Mel Cossette

Elvis Has Left the Building

Kojo may lose a key team member to one of his corporate partners.

Mel Cossette
Michael Lesiecki
Phillip Davis

Can’t We All Just Get Along

Type A personality PI is working across disciplines and with Type B team members.

Cathy Manduca
Marc Connolly
Matt Ohland
Nathan Klingbeil
Robert Hilborn
Ruth Streveler
Susan Lord
Teri Reed-Rhoads

Knowing Me, Knowing You

Charlotte Jones was awarded a Teaching Fellowship and Master Teacher Fellowships grant. She thought all the key elements were in place for a successful project, but had concerns about her evaluator.

Carole Mitchener
Greg Phelan
Steven Fletcher

Pennies from Heaven

Suzie Park has a successful Noyce project with a carefully formed team that works well together. With national attention on teacher supply, several co-PIs have successful proposals of their own.

Christine Thomas
Gay Stewart
Greg Rushton

Culture Clash

John Flynn is a science educator with a Noyce Master Teacher grant. The project’s breadth is part of what made it attractive to reviewers, but holding it together is becoming a full-time job.

David Andrews
Greg Rushton

Equal is not Equitable

Mitra is challenged by a non-performing partner campus.

Ellen Kabat-Lensch
Vera Zdravkovich
Wynn Cudmore

What Have You Done for Me Lately?

Brian seeks to bring a distracted project team together to pursue a major grant opportunity.

Deborah Boisvert
Wynn Cudmore
Elaine Craft

How Green is Clean?

Ann has to decide whether to add a controversial employer partner to her project.

Ellen Kabat-Lensch
Vera Zdravkovich
Wynn Cudmore

The Times are A’Changin’

Steve’s project has evolved and he wonders whether he still has the right people on his project team.

Gordon Snyder
Kathleen Alfano
Mel Cossette
Karen Birch

Bigger is Not (Always) Better

Administrative responsibilities have squeezed out Larry’s ability to do the fun part of his grant.

Cathy Manduca
Marc Connolly
Matt Ohland
Nathan Klingbeil
Robert Hilborn
Ruth Streveler
Susan Lord
Teri Reed-Rhoads

An Embarrassment of Riches

Anita Lambert, a science educator at Peoples College, had no idea it would be so difficult to get students to accept a fellowship from her Noyce Scholarship project.

Carole Mitchener
Sheila Vaidya
Steven Fletcher

The Highway Runs in Both Directions

Billie Martinez is really proud of her Noyce projects. Billie works closely with her on-campus partners, but not as closely with her community partners.

David Andrews
Julie Luft
Sheila Vaidya

Between the Rocks

Jeff Marshall is a leader of a Noyce project. He was particularly pleased with the data systems put in place to track students but he was not doing well with getting students placed in positions.

Gay Stewart
Greg Phelan
Steven Fletcher

The Honor System

Anindita Raghavan has a successful Noyce scholarship project with good working relationships among all partners. An audit team has found that not all Scholars are employed in high needs districts.

Carole Mitchener
David Andrews
Greg Rushton

Perfect on Paper

Ken Whang is a biology professor with a Noyce Teaching Fellowship project. Unfortunately, a rather high percentage of the new recruits just do not appear suited to be teachers.

Greg Phelan
Sheila Vaidya

Missing Data

Victor Ramirez was awarded a Noyce Teaching Fellowship project. All elements of his project are closely coordinated, but he did not align his internal data systems with those reported to NSF.

Christine Thomas
Gay Stewart
Julie Luft

Who Are You, Again?

After a two-year delay in receiving funding, she needs to get everyone on her team back on the same page to move her project forward.

Mimi Lufkin
Peggy S. Meszaros
Karen Peterson

Money Makes the World Go Around

She needs to find a way to cut costs, continue to deliver services at the same level, and increase her fundraising efforts to keep her project going.

Mimi Lufkin
Peggy S. Meszaros
Karen Peterson

My Social Network Failed

Key connections within her project are crumbling and she needs to get folks focused on why they were all together on the project.

Mimi Lufkin
Peggy S. Meszaros
Karen Peterson

Session I-Guidance from Professional Societies

Introduces attendees to the unique benefits and opportunities afforded by being a member of a professional scientific society.

Marshall Shepherd
Pranoti Asher

Session III-Meetings with Federal Agency Representatives

Allows attendees the opportunity to meet with professional federal agency representatives from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Diane Stanitski
Bob Ridky

Untapped Expertise

Jane was pleased to get so many high level folks to participate on her project’s NVC. But over time, most had become less engaged.

Michael Lesiecki
Phillip Davis
Al Koller

Silent Trees Falling

As PI, Ben is concerned about the frequency and quality of his communication with his NSF program officer.

Deborah Boisvert
Ellen Kabat-Lensch
Elaine Craft

A Prophet in Her Own Land

As PI of an ATE Center, Keri felt like a rock star on other campuses, but unappreciated on her own.

Al Koller
Gordon Snyder
Michael Lesiecki

Session II-Instructional Guidance

Provides attendees with new perspectives and ideas on how to effectively teach geoscience at an undergraduate level.

Lisa White
Pranoti Asher
Marshall Shepherd

Session V-Campus Leadership Advice

Guides attendees in how to handle their newfound leadership roles within their institutions by providing advice on research, teaching, service, and time management.

Lisa White
Pranoti Asher
Heather Macdonald
Joy Adams

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