Faculty Profile Sacramento Area Science Project (SASP) EMPHASIS AREA: SCI/AG. Science education; Secondary education

Cindy Passmore


Portrait of Cindy Passmore

Research Interests

Science Education; Secondary Education


Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction – University of Wisconsin, Madison – 2002

Awards and Honors

  • Inquiry Into Practice, National Science Foundation
  • Collaborative Learning at the Interface of Mathematics and Biology (CLIMB), National Science Foundation
  • Collaborative Classroom-Based Inquiry (CCBI), National Science Foundation
  • Early Career Research Affiliate. the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science

Current Activities and Service

  • Member. Science/Math Initiative task force, University of California System. 2005-present.
  • Manuscript Review. Corwin Press. 2005.
  • Freshmen Seminar Instructor, Fall 2003 & Fall 2004
  • Senate Representative Assembly, SOE representative, Fall 2003-2005
  • Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, Judge, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Fall 2004
  • California Math Science Teaching Steering Committee Member, Fall 2004-present
  • UC Davis Cal Teach Steering Committee Member Spring 2005-present
  • Reviewer. Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). 2003.
  • Conference Proposal Review. American Educational Research Association. 2002-present.
  • Conference Proposal Review. National Association for Research in Science Teaching. 2002-present.
  • Member. American Educational Research Association
  • Member. National Association for Research in Science Teaching
  • Member. National Science Teachers Association
  • Member. Association for the Education of Teachers of Science

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