Kathryn Scantlebury

Kathryn Scantlebury is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware and Coordinator for Secondary Science Education in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is th Project Director for the National Science Foundation GK-12 Project “Improvement of Science Education in Vocational Technical High Schools through Collaborative Learning and Coteaching”. She is also the Principal Investigator on Project SMART, a US Department of Education project to encourage students into science and mathematics teaching, and a co PI on an National Science Foundation, “Resources for Recruitment & Retention (RRR) of Women Faculty in STEM Fields at the University of Delaware.” Kate taught high school chemistry and mathematics in Australia and completed her doctorate in science education at Purdue University. Her research interests focus on gender issues in various aspects of science education, including urban education, preservice teacher education, teachers’ professional development, and career paths in science. She is co-editing books on women in science education, coteaching in science education, and the impact of professional development on science teachers. She is on the editorial board for Cultural Studies of Science Education and Research in Science Education.