IASL Student Chapter Criteria

Certification Criteria:

• Students must engage in leadership and community service
• Undergraduate students must be enrolled in 12 or more semester hours of undergraduate work at the stated university at the time of application.
• Graduate students must be enrolled in 6 or more semester hours of graduate work at the stated university at the time of application.
• Must have taken or be taking the following courses for certification at the institute:
- Mathematics or numeracy.
- Science and technology classes for undergraduate level.
• Provide evidence of taking NASA webinar training in their chosen area of expertise.
• Must submit and receive credit for their portfolio (SU students only).
• Must attend a mandatory certification ceremony after completion of all criteria as set above.
• Must have evidence of all the above in order for issuance of a certificate which will be valid for two years.

Leadership Events:

• Participate in a Student Leadership Conference/STEM events held at their institution.

Criteria: Students lead, organize, recruit membership and implement STEM related activities on a given day under the guidance of a Faculty adviser. This event will be a showcase event for students from all programs. Total estimated time 5 hours.

Community Service:

• Facilitate and attend STEM events held at local schools. The estimated time for the events should be a minimum of 13 hours including travel (MU Only)
• Students will facilitate a STEM event during school placement. All activities should be verified by a representative from the community work setting and the placement school. The community work setting and the placement school do not have to be the same. (SU Only)

Elaboration of the documentation may include, but not limited to guidelines:

You will need to submit a portfolio that contains the following information:
• A record of your attendance and engagement at the educational setting in which you are delivering your STEM work. This record must be signed on each occasion by a member of the teaching staff in the school or educational setting in which you are working. At the end of your work the staff member within the community placement setting will be asked for a statement on the quality of your work.
• Evidence on the additional online training in which you have engaged.
• All exemplar material that you have delivered during your sessions
• Photographic or video evidence of your work. Remember to obtain ethical permission for all photos and videos.
• Evidence of your engagement at the showcase Student Leadership Conference.
• A media write up of your work either in the educational setting or in an event that you have run in college.

Officers:

• President - Responsible for leading the student chapter and its organization. Assumes all executive responsibilities of the student chapter or delegates duties and is the chief spokesperson for the student chapter.
• Vice President - Assists and acts on behalf of the president of the student chapter. Responsible for recruiting membership to the student chapter. Initiates communications with other institute IASL chapters.
• Historian - Documents events, meetings, and celebrations of student chapters through documentation of pictures.
• Secretary - records minutes of the chapter and executive committee meetings. Assists the president in communicating with the faculty adviser.

Founding IASL Members

American Academy - Amanda Lane-Cline, Assistant Executive Director
Arabia Mountain High School of Engineering, Energy – Shenica Mathieu, Engineering, Technology Teacher
Battelle Memorial Institute - Aimee Kennedy, Vice President for Education and STEM Learning
Buckingham County School Board - Dr. Cecil Snead, II, Superintendent
California STEM Learning Network - Christopher Roe, CEO
Chicago Math & Science Academy, Concept Schools - Aydin Kara, Principal
College of Science & Math, James Madison University - Dr. David Brakke, Dean
Concept Schools - Dincer Coach, Director of Science Education
Danville Public Schools - Kimberly K. Agnor, Principal
Diversified Educational Systems, Inc. - Tom Clater, Director of Equipment Sales
Diversified Educational Systems, Inc. - Mark Wyatt, CEO
East Haven High School – Steven Autieri, Teacher
Encompass IT Security Solutions - Emmett Hill, Project Manager
Encompass IT Security Solutions - Felicia Hill, ISSM
enScholar Educational Foundation - Isaiah Baldissera, Co-Founder & Director
Fort Belvoir Elementary School - Nancy Rowland, STEM Program Coordinator
Fort Belvoir Elementary School - Kara Fahy, STEM Resource Teacher
Gateway Science Academy - Cenk Kandemir, Principal
George C. Round Elementary - Kara Mills, Principal
George C. Round Elementary - Dena Caracciolo, Science STEM Coach
Georgia Tech Research Institute - Mindy DiSalvo, Ed.D
Gwinnett County Public Schools - Dr. Jonathon Wetherington, Director of Science Curriculum & Instructional Support
Horizon Science Academy - Cleveland High School - Mustafa Ada, Principal
Horizon Science Academy - McKinley Park - Tayfur Yildiz, M.Ed., STEM & IT Coordinator
Horizon Science Academy Toledo/Concept Schools - Murat Oguz, Director
Horizon Science Academy Youngstown - Hasan Akkaya, Director
Idaho National Laboratory - Marsha Bala, Ph.D., University Partnerships and Education Outreach Program Director
Idaho National Laboratory - Anne Seifert, K-12 STEM Program Manager
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy - Dr. Judith Scheppler, Coordinator of Student Inquiry and Research
Indiana Math & Science Academy, North - Murat Atlihan, Director
Indiana Math & Science Academy, North - Zahit Usta, STEM Coordinator
International Association for STEM Leaders Advisory Board Member - Dr. Kenneth Wesson, National Science Consultant, Educational Consultant: Neuroscience
International Business Kids (Biz Kids) - Endura Govan, Founder
James Madison University – David Brakke, Dean, College of Science and Mathematics
Kennesaw State University - Dr. Cherry Steffen, Undergraduate Coordinator, Associate Professor of Science Education
Kent Intermediate School District - Jarrad Grandy, Director of Career Readiness
Learning Blade / Thinking Media - Dr. Dane Boyington, co-Founder and President
Learning Blade / Thinking Media - Sheila Boyington, co-Founder and President
Loudoun County Public Schools - Debra Sheets, M. Ed., Special Educator, Community Research Consultant
Loudoun County Public Schools - Shirley Bazdar, Director, Career and Technical, Adult &Alternative Education
Manor New Tech High School - Steven Zipkes, Principal
Manor New Tech High School - Stephanie Ehler, Master Teacher
Manor New Tech High School - Bobby Garcia, Academic Dean
Manor New Tech High School - Les Simpson, Teacher
Manor New Tech High School - Stuart Ray, Teacher
Manor New Tech High School - Paige Roberts, Teacher
Marietta Center for Advanced Academics - Jennifer Hernandez, MCAA Principal
Marietta Center for Advanced Academics - Susie Throop, 4th Grade Teacher/Team Leader
Marietta City Schools - Stacey Buckalew, District Instructional Technology Coach
Marymount University - Dr. Usha Rajdev, Professor
Marymount University - Deborah Blackwood, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Alicia Leonard, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Alyssa Hart, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Bette Stobo, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Brandon Tomnay, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Brian Powell, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Caroline Wilson, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – David Neville, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Emma Garcia, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Freya Schemm, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Kristen Drafts, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Michele Colandene, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Morgan Graves, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Rachel Fine, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University – Sofie Eckl, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Marymount University - Bette Stobo, MU-IASL Student STEM Chapter
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sherry Lassiter, Program Manager, Center for Bits & Atoms
Noble Academy – Cleveland - Hakan Bagcioglu, Principal
Noble Academy – Columbus - Muhammet Yildiz, Director
Norfolk Public Schools - Adrienna Britton, Senior Coordinator, Science
Norfolk Public Schools - Bart Irwin, Senior Coordinator, Math
Norfolk Public Schools - Kenyetta Goshen, Senior Director, Career & Technical Education
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Lynn McGee, Engineering Instructor
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Dr. Ershela Sims, Dean of Engineering and Technology
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Mason Matthews, Visiting Computer Science Instructor
North Carolina's Eastern Region: STEM East - Steve Hill, Executive Director
OEI² - Darryl Newson, Principle
Peachtree Ridge High School - Dr. Jeff Mathews, Principal
Peachtree Ridge High School - Ms. Gayle Adkinson, Assistant Principal
Pitsco Education - Robin White-Mussa, Vice President
Quest Charter Academy - Ali Kuran, Principal
Quest Charter Academy - Mrs. Mary Ward, Science/Technology Coordinator
Rockingham County Public School - Ms. Tammy Stone, Science Coordinator
Root Cause Inc. - Jason E Turner, CEO, Managing Partner
Staunton City Schools - Dr. Michael Ormsmith, Instructional Supervisor
STEM Leadership Center – Lawrence Perretto, Founder & Executive Director
Stem Skills Workshop – Eli Gilath, President & CEO
Stranmillis University, Belfast - Dr. Irene Bell, Head of STEM - SU-IASL STEM Student Chapter
Stratford STEM Magnet High School - Michael Steele, Executive Principal
SySTEMic Solutions / Northern Virginia Community College - Charles Britt, STEM Education Coordinator
SySTEMic Solutions/Northern Virginia Community College – Amy Harris, Director
SySTEMic Solutions/Northern Virginia Community College – Josh LaBrie, Project Manager
Texarkana Independent School District - Ronda Jameson, Director of STEM Education
Tyler & Associates, LLC - Denise Tyler, President
U.S. Department of Energy - Joshua Sneideman, Albert Einstein Distinguished Fellow
University of Idaho - Melinda Hamilton, Director of STEM Education
University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering - Dawn Britton, Associate Director, Engineering Outreach Office
Vested, LLC - Dr. Yvonne Thayer, CEO
Virginia Beach City Public Schools - James M. Pohl, Ph.D., Executive Director, Secondary Teaching and Learning, Department of Teaching and Learning
Virginia Beach City Public Schools - Teresa L. Davis, Coordinator, Department of Teaching and Learning
Vista Teach Instructional Services - Sue Sorrentino, STEM Educator and Director
WEBSITE, Inc.Washington Engineering Based Science, Internet & Technology Education - Dr. Richard Mullins, Vice President
Winston Salem State University - Dr. Glen A. Holmes, Professor of Education
Zachary Wamp, Former U.S. Representative, Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District

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