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curriculum developer , science educator

James David Ellis, American Science educator, curriculum developer. Certified science teacher. Recipient Implementation of Research for Educational Practices award, Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, 1992. Member American Ednl. Research Association, National Association Research in Science Teaching, National Science Teachers Association, National Association Biology Teachers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Ellis, James David was born on December 18, 1948 in Coffeyville, Kansas, United States. Son of Stephen Stuart and Mabel Marie (Nelson) Ellis.

Education

Bachelor, University Kansas, 1970. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1979.

Career

Science teacher Abe Hubert Junior High School, Garden City, Kansas, 1974-1977. Assistant professor University Texas, Austin, 1979-1982. Senior staff associate Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1982.

Project director Summer Institute Department Education, Austin, 1981-1982, National Science Foundation Projects, Colorado Springs, 1984-1986, 86-89, 89-92, 91-92, Health Education Project, Colorado Springs, since 1983. Lecturer educational meetings.

Achievements

  • Certified science teacher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor science education textbooks. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Educational Research Association, National Association Research in Science Teaching, National Science Teachers Association, National Association Biology Teachers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: personal fitness.

Connections

Married Marsha Gail Beaty, December 20, 1980.

father:
Stephen Stuart Ellis

mother:
Mabel Marie (Nelson) Ellis

spouse:
Marsha Gail Beaty