Faculty Profile

Rick Pomeroy

Lecturer/Supervisor of Teacher Education Emeritus

Portrait of Rick Pomeroy

Office hours: Wednesdays 3-5 or by appointment

Rick Pomeroy is the Director of the UC Davis Young Scholars Program.

Teaching/Research Interests

In-service and preservice teacher learning; Interdisciplinary Instruction; Science Education; Secondary Education; Technology in Science; Technology in teaching and learning


Ph.D., Education: Curriculum Studies – University of California, Davis – 2000

Current Activities and Service

  • President, California Science Teachers Association (CSTA)
  • Chair, California Science Education Conference, Sacramento, 2010
  • PACT Trainer of Trainers, 2006-present.
  • Invited Panelist, Astronomical Society of Pacific Convention, Baltimore, MD. 2006.
  • Past Regional Director and Board Member. Association of Science Teacher Educators (ASTE formerly (AETS). 2005-2008.
  • Member. Planning Committee for CA Science Education Conference, California Science Teacher Association(CSTA), 2006, 2010.
  • Member, ASTE Committee on Technology Enhancement in Science Teacher Education. 2006-Present.
  • Co-Strand Coordinator. National Science Teachers Association, 2006 Convention, Anaheim, CA. 2006.
  • Member. Pre Service Education Working Group for NASA (PSEWG). Science Directorate/Lunar Planetary Institute, Houston TX. 2005-present.
  • Academic Federation Outstanding Award Committee Member, 2005-present.
  • Presenter. PACT Conference, Santa Barbara, CA “The Alignment of Student Teacher Inquiry and the Pact.” 2006.
  • Presenter. California Science Education Conference, Palm Springs, CA. “Mentoring Student Teachers.” 2005.
  • Presenter. Association of Science Teacher Educators annual conference. Colorado Springs, CO. 2005.
  • Presenter. Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. Dallas, TX. 2005.
  • Presenter. Association for the Education of Teachers of Science. Nashville, TN. 2004.
  • Presenter. National Association for Research in Science Teaching annual meeting. Philadelphia, PA. 2003.
  • PACT Development Team 2001-present.
  • Panelist. California Instructional Materials Evaluation Panel (IMEP).
  • Member. Curriculum Advisory Council.
  • Member. Science Curriculum Standards Committee.
  • Member. Budget Advisory Council.
  • Chairman. Science Department.
  • Chairman. WASC.
  • Member. Project Pipeline Steering Committee.
  • Director, UC Davis Young Scholars Program 1991-present.
  • Coordinator. District Science Facilitator. 1987-1991.
  • Special Projects Community High School.

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