Staff Profile REEd

Arthur Beauchamp
Senior Director, Professional Learning Systems

Arthur Beauchamp has been the Director of the Sacramento Area Science Project with UC Davis School of Education, REEd Center since January 2000. In addition to his work in science literacy and development of the Science Literacy Framework, Arthur’s areas of interest include the implementation of model-based reasoning in secondary science instruction, lesson study as a professional growth tool and the use of science notebooks in teaching and learning. Until 2005, Arthur was a high school science teacher in urban and suburban settings for over 20 years. He was honored with the 2012 California Exemplary Science Educator award.


  • California Teaching Credential, California State University, Sacramento, 1984
  • M.S., Science/Biology, California State University, San Diego, 1983
  • B.A., English Literature/Biological Sciences, University of the Pacific


Beauchamp, A., Kusnick, J., & McCallum, R. (2011) Success in science through dialogue, reading and writing. Davis, CA: The Regents of the University of California, Davis.


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