Faculty & Staff

Diane Pilla, ISP Resource Center Coordinator.

ISP person you should know: Diane Pilla

By myralopez on September 6, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, MySci

Entering a new school year, we would like our audience to get to know a little more about our staff and how we best support those around us! This week, we are featuring Diane Pilla, ISP Resource Center Coordinator. Job Description: Diane provides overall administrative support for MySci, coordina...

ISP welcomes 3 new members

By myralopez on August 17, 2016 in Faculty & Staff

The Institute for School Partnership (ISP) is delighted to announce the addition of three new staff members. Growing up, Melanie Turnage was the kid who would take apart her radio to see how the pieces worked. Or when her parents bought new furniture, she’d put it together. That yearning to know ...

Bringing cutting-edge research to K-12 classrooms

By gbarajas on May 18, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, Science

Research should not be isolated to the laboratory. At least that is what Young-Shin Jun, the Harold D. Jolley Career Development associate professor at Washington University in St. Louis, believes. Jun came to the university in January of 2008, joining the Department of Energy, Environmental and ...

ISP names new assistant director

By gbarajas on April 7, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, MySci, Science, Uncategorized

After four years of tremendous growth, the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) names Rachel Ruggirello as the new assistant director. With the expansion of many ISP initiatives, including MySci from a K-5 to a K-8 science curriculum program, the ISP has identified curriculum development and ed...

Weaver presents at STEM Summit

By gbarajas on December 1, 2015 in Faculty & Staff, MySci, Science

In a world of evolving technologies and complex problems, training children as young as kindergartners to think like engineers may be the key to helping them prepare for the future. This is the stance that Kimberly Weaver, engineering educator at Washington University’s Institute for School Partn...

Answering the call

By gbarajas on November 4, 2015 in Community Engagement, Faculty & Staff

In a brightly lit forum of the Brown School’s new Hillman Hall, a collection of Washington University leaders addressed the recent calls to action made by the Ferguson Commission. In the wake of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon formed the Commission to take an honest assessment of ...