BACKGROUND and EXPERIENCE

A. Education
1989 Masters of Science in Education, University of Houston/Clear Lake
1983 Bachelors of Science in Education, University of Houston/Clear Lake


FELLOWSHIPS and GRANTS

1991 Field/Lab of Texas Geology, 4 hrs., University of Houston/Clear Lake funded by a grant through Texas to allow the classroom teacher to collect lab materials in the field for Earth Science.

1992-94 Atmospheric Education, 20hrs., Colorado University through the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Grant for Project LEARN from the National Science the National Science Foundation.

1995 Attended Keystone Science Issues, 3hrs., offered by Colorado School of Mines, Funded by Amoco.

1995 Oil and Gas Production, 3hrs., Colorado School of Mines, Sponsored by The Oil and Gas Industry of Houston/Galveston

1996 Selected for GirlTECH at RICE University, Center for Research and Parallel Computation, Fellowship through Rice University

1996 Selected for Global Change Workshop at CalTech and the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California, Fellowship through National Science Teachers Association

1996 Chemicals in The Environment, 3hrs., University of Houston, sponsored by the Chemical Council of the Gulf Coast Region

2000 Space Science 6 hrs., Rice University

2001 Brandwein Fellow

2002-2003 BP and Channel 11 Leader Award in the Reduction of Ground Level Ozone

2003 GIS and GPS Training online and at University of Kansas

2003 Environmental Science Field Experience, Texas A&M, Galveston

2004-2005, Comal ISD Foundation Grant, Watch That Water, PLEASE!


B. Teaching Experience

Blocker Middle School (1992-present) and Santa Fe Junior High (1983-1992).
Blocker Gifted and Talented Science Teacher, elective Astronomy1999-present
1987 Science Fair Coordinator for the district. Grades 1-12 participated in a district wide Science Fair and attended by parents on open house night.

1989-92 Initiated the drug free program at Santa Fe Junior High, worked with Bay Area Council of Drug and Alcohol Abuse to get a drug councilor on campus.

Adjunct Professor for University of Houston/Clear Lake, 1993-1994, Summer.

Outstanding Teacher, Blocker Middle School, from Special Education, 1992-1993.

Presentation of Project LEARN curriculum, conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching, labs for teachers from grades 1-12. 1993-1994

Presentation Area Middle Schools Association, Rice University's Sharing websites, how to use the internet for research, described how to make a home page. 1997

Initiated the Eighth Grade Geology Field Trip, a thousand mile extravaganza of the heart of Texas, for Blocker Middle School

Consultant for scoring of the National Assessments of Educational Progress National Science Test, St. Louis, summer of 1997

Consultant for National Test given by The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Summer of 1997.

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, State Level, 1997.

Texas Chemical Council/Association of Chemical Industry of Texas Chemical and the Environment Science Teachers' Award.

Texas Medical Association Award for Excellence in Science Teaching,1997.

Consultant for The Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Spring of 1998

Invited by Project LEARN, at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, to teach other educators the unit, Tropospheric Ozone, Summer 1999

Represented Project LEARN in Boston at the National Conference on Student & Scientist Partnerships, Summer 1999

Awarded the GTE GIFT Grant for teachers, 2000-2001

Selected to participate in Liftoff 2000 Return To Mars, sponsored by Texas Space Grant Consortium

Awarded Texas New Mexico Grant 2 years 1997 & 2000

Presented at Rice University, Summer 2000, How to apply for the GTE GIFT Grant, for GirlTech

2004, Instructor for Environmental Science Field Experience, Texas A&M, Galveston

2004-2005, Comal ISD, Math and Science, 8th grade


C. Activities: Community

Chairperson, Santa Fe, Mae Bruce Community Library, expansion committee, coordinated library functions, designed programs for summer, arranged display case.1995-1999

Internet Club, Blocker Middle School sponsor (SAIL) Students Achieving Intelligent Levels. The club allows students to work on the internet by visiting University of Houston/Clear Lake's computer lab.

Substitute for College of the Mainland, Environmental Geology.

Clear Lake Gem and Mineral Club, during our Gem and Mineral show, manage the hands on for young children.

Houston Museum of Natural Science, help to coordinate and organize field trips for our team.


Publications

Lee, Judy, "Field Testing for Ground Level Ozone," Science Teacher, 1995
Lee, Judy, "Ice Cream Lab," Science Scope, 1987


Professional Memberships

National Science Teachers Association
Texas Classroom Teachers Association
Texas Middle School Association
National Education Association
Texas Science Education Leadership Association
Texas Earth Science Teachers Association
Texas Council of Elementary Science
Texas Association of Biology Teachers
Texas Marine Education Association
Texas Association for Environmental Education
Association Chemistry Teachers of Texas
American Association of University Women
Texas Computer Education Association
Texas Section American Association of Physics Teachers
Science Teachers Association of Texas
Galveston Bay Foundation Ambassador
Phi Delta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa
Who's Who Among American Teachers



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