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Paul Tiskus

Henry Barnard School (HBS) 220
(401) 456-8018
(401) 456-9760
ptiskus@ric.edu

Academic Background

Ph.D. Science Education, 1992
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

M.S. Secondary Education, 1985
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

B.A. Biology/Chemistry, 1978
Hope College
Holland, Michigan

Courses Taught

Secondary Education 410: Practicum in Secondary Education
Secondary Education 421: Student Teaching Supervision
Secondary Education 422: Student Teaching Seminar
Physical Science 103: Introductory Physical Science
Physical Science 210: Astronomy
Physical Science 357: Historical and Contemporary Contexts of Science

Secondary Teaching Experience

South Dearborn High School Chemistry / Biology
Aurora, Indiana, August 1986 – July 1989

Nogales High School Chemistry
Nogales, Arizona, August 1985 – June 1986

Shiprock High School Chemistry
Shiprock, New Mexico, August 1984 – June 1985

United States Peace Corps Chemistry / Biology / Mathematics
Sabah, Malaysia, August 1980 –July 1983

Grants

Large Molecule~Small Molecule Interactions
RIBGHE Title II ($150,000)
2007 - 2009

Community Soil & Water Quality Monitoring
The Rhode Island Foundation ($1,700)
1996

Scituate Water & Telecommunications Project
Eisenhower Math & Science Grant ($48,000)
1996

Middle School Mobile Science
Eisenhower Math & Science Grant, ($10,000)
1995

Quantitative/Qualitative Experimental Investigations in Physical Science
Rhode Island Office of Higher Education, ($2500)
1993

Service and Committees

Co-Director, Rhode Island Science Olympiad 1994 – Present
Coordinator, Secondary Science Education 1992 – 2008
Chair, Department of Educational Studies 2000 - 2005

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