David R. Stronck, PhD

Professor

Department of Teacher Education

E-mail:
david.stronck@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-3005
Office:
AE 315
Vitae:
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1989-present Professor, Teacher Education at C.S.U., East Bay (tenured in 1989); 1984-89 Associate Professor, Teacher Education, at C.S.U., East Bay; 1978-84 Associate Professor, Natural and Social Sciences, Univ. of Victoria, Victoria, B. C., Canada (tenured in 1981); 1973-78 Associate Professor, Biology, Washington State University, Pullman (tenured, 1973). Directing the East Bay Biotechnology Education Network, 1994-2014

Professional Focus

Director of current grants: (1) 1998-2014: the East Bay Biotechnology Education Program provides workshops  for high-school science teachers in the East Bay, to use the kit for doing hands-on biotechnology activities by high-school students, funded by the Natonal Science Foundation for $250,000 in 1994-97; funded by the Genentech Foundation for a total of $1,031,604 in 1997-2011; funded by the Bayer Foundation starting in 2011.  (2) 2008-2017, co-director of Noyce Scholarships, funded by the National Science Foundation to recruit and support future secondary science and math teachers for a total of $750,000 in 2008 to 2013, and $800,000 in 2013-2017.  (3) 2008-2013, Funded by Project Learning Tree to provide workshops for science teachers on the ethics of biotechnology.  (4) 2011 and 2013, grants form Phi Delta Kappa International for providing workshops to teachers of environmental education, for $950 and $1,000.

Education

  • MS Biological Sciences, Oregon State University
  • PhD Science Education, Oregon State University

Courses

Fall Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
TED 539102INSTRMETHSSII:FOCDIFFINSTM4:40PM7:50PMAE-0142AHayward Campus View Books

Publications

David R. Stronck (2011). Service Learning, Planting Native Trees in Fremont. CSU, East Bay: Service Learning Program, Voices & Visions 2009-2011. (12-13). Hayward, CA.

David R. Stronck in book by Lois Ritter (2009). five activities of health education. Great Ideas: Active Ways to Teach Health and Wellness. (8-10, 12-14, 24-25, 31-32, 37-38). Pearson Benjamin Cummings of San Francisco.

David R. Stronck and David A. Nickles (2007). Health, Science and Safety in the Elementary School. book. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa.

Stronck, David (Principal Writer) (2006). Doing the 4Rs: An Activity Guide to Teach Reduce, Reuse, Recyle and Rot. /book. Alameda County Waste Managment Authority ority.

Stronck, D. R. (2004). Syllabus for a three-credit course. Instructor's Resource Manual for Teaching Strategies: A Guide to Effective Instruction. (Seventh Edition 10-24). Boston:Houghton Mifflin.

Stronck, David (2004). A Helpful Tenure Process. Phi Kappa Phi Forum, Volume 84, Number 4. (28-29). 

Presentations

Dec. 6, 2014 at the Long Beach Area Conference, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association and the California Science Teachers Association, in Long Beach, CA: "Explore Population Growth, Carrying Capacity, and Human Impacts on the Environment."

Dec. 4, 2014 at the Long Beach Area Conference, sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association and the California Science Teachers Association, in Long Beach, CA:  "Restoration Projects Leading from Service Learning to Doing Research -- Projects leading to restoration and field research of native plants."

November 8, 2014 at the Western Regional Noyce Conference, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, in San Francisco, CA:  "Hands-on Activities of Water."

Sept. 23, 2014 at the STEM Symposium, sponsored by the California Department of Education, in San Diego, CA:  "After-school Science and Mathematics Integration Adapting the Hands-On Universe Curriculum."

Feb. 8, 2014 at the STEM Conference, sponsored by the Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County, in Redwood Shores, CA:  "Hands-on Activities with Water and Its Uses."

Noyce Scholarship Program at CSU, East Bay, May 30, 2013, Washington, DC, Poster Session at the 2013 National Noyce Conference of the National Science Foundation

Field Researdch by High-School Students, May 10, 2013, Fresno, CA, STEM Learning in Action Conference of the California Science Project

Understanding and Planting Trees, April 27, 2013, Fremont, CA, workshop funded by the Phi Delta Kappa International

Evaluating Workshops of the Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium, April 22, 2013, Hayward, CA, Poster Session, Week of Scholarship at CSU, East Bay

Learn by Hands-0n Activities of Project WET, February 2, 2013, Redwood City, CA, San Mateo County STEM Education conference

Fire Ecology Activities, January 26, 2013, San Jose, CA, California Environmental Education Foundation conference

Activities of Project WET Demonstrating Water Issues, January 19, 2013, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Envirornmental Education Resource Fair


Health Problems from the Human Population Explosion, October 20, 2012, San Jose, CA, California Science Teachers Association conference

Risk and Biotechnology Acivities, October 20, 2012, San Jose, CA, Caliornia Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Service Learning in the Oak Forest Restoration Project, October 13, 2012, Oakland, CA, NAAEE International Conference

Risk Assessments, October 12, 2012, Oakland, CA, North American Association for Environmental Education International Conference

Alternative Textbooks, September 20, 2012, Hayward, CA, Back to the Bay conference at CSU, East Bay

Biotechnology Activities of Project Learning Tree, June 26, 2012, Placerville, CA, Project Learning Tree workshop for teachers

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay in 2012, May 24, 2012, Washington, DC, National Noyce Scholarship Conference

Endangered Species of the Tahoe Region, May 22, 2012, Incline Village, NV, Science Conference sponsored by U.C., Davis

Hands-on Activities Related to Water, March 3, 2012, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math & Science Educators of San Mateo County conference

Human Population Explosion, December 8, 2011, Seattle, WA, National Science Teachers Association conference

Risks in Biotechnology Activities, October 22, 2011, Pasadena, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

The Human Population at 7 Billion, October 22, 2011, Pasadena, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, July 7, 2011, Washington, DC, National Noyce Scholarship Conference

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, March 26, 2011, Costa Mesa, CA, Western Regional Noyce Conference of the National Science Foundation

Service Learning Links to the Classroom, March 19, 2011, Fremont, CA, CSU, East Bay Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa meeting

Comparative Risk Assessment for Wildfires, Earthquakes, Tornados, and Hurricanes, March 10, 2011, San Francisco, CA, National Science Teachers Association, national conference

Interpret Human Population Data, March 5, 2011, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County conference

Project WET Activities, March 5, 2011, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County conference

Saving Endangered Native Plants, January 22, 2011, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair

Fire Activities of Project Learning Tree, January 15, 2011, Woodland, CA, California Environmental Education Foundation conference

Biotechnology Activities of Project Learning Tree, October 23, 2010, Sacramento, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

Environmental Science in a World of Seven Billion, October 23, 2010, Sacramento, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual conference

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, July 8, 2010, Washington, DC, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference

Biotechnology Module of Project Learning Tree, July 2, 2010, Santa Clara, CA, National Biotechnology Education Conference

Where does Environmental Education fit into Pre-Service Education?, June 23, 2010, Alpine Chalet, Alpine Meadows, CA, Professors of Teacher Education in 3 day training from Project Learning Tree and Project WET

Differentiating Instruction, April 10, 2010, Fresno, CA, Western Regional Noyce Conference of the National Science Foundation

Noyce Programs at CSU, East Bay, March 10, 2010, Poster Session at CSU, East Bay, Hayward Campus, Faculty and students of CSU, East Bay

Identifying Native Plants and Saving Endangered Species, March 7, 2010, Sequoia High School, Redwood City, CA, Spring Math and Science Conference of San Mateo County

Changing assignments in methods courses for teaching science, January 16, 2010, Sacramento, CA, International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education

Noyce Program at CSU, East Bay, July 2, 2009, Washington, DC, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference

Environmental Education and Pre-Service Education, May 27, 2009, Pomona, CA, Conference on Integrating EE into Pre-Service Education

Quantitative Reasoning in Biology, March 20, 2009, New Orleans, LA, National Conference of the National Science Teachers Association

6.5 Billion Reasons to Build Population Literacy, March 19, 2009, New Orleans, LA, National Conference of the National Science Teacher Association

Fun Activities for Preserving Habitats of Endangered Species, March 7, 2009, Ca�ada College, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County

Hands-on Activities for Endangered Species of Northern California, January 24, 2009, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair

The Population Connection: Impacts of Human Population Explosion, November 1, 2008, San Jose, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Analyzing Sand and Its Origins, November 1, 2008, San Jose, CA, California Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Exploring Environmental Risk: Wildfires!, October 31, 2008, San Jose, Ca, California Science Teachers Association annual state-wide conference

Jigsaw and Other Innovative Teaching Strategies, September 18, 2008, Back to the Bay Conference, Faculty of the California State University, East Bay

Hands-on Activities of Project Learning Tree, February 2, 2008, Hayward Campus of CSU, East Bay, teachers at the Latino Education Summit

Integrating Environmental Education into Teacher Preparation Programs, August 1, 2007, Sausalito, CA, Professors of Science Methods Courses in California invited to conference

Activities Demonstrating the Water Cycle and Water's Surface Tension, March 3, 2007, Ca�ada College, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math/Science Educators of San Mateo County

Fun Activities of Project WET, January 27, 2007, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair

Analyzing Sand and Its Origins, October 21, 2006, California Science Education Conference, San Francisco, California Science Teachers Association

The Population Connection's Activities Related to the Human Population Explosion, October 21, 2006, California Science Education Conference, San Francisco, California Science Teachers Association

Focus on Risk: A Project Learning Tree Environmental Education Program, October 20, 2006, California Science Education Conference, San Francisco, California Science Teachers Association

Service Learning As Part of Science Methods, May 6, 2006, Pomona, CA, Science Education Colloquium of the CSU System

Shape, Sizes, and Colors of Sand Grains, April 7, 2006, Anaheim, CA, National Conference of the National Science Teachers Association

Activities of Project Learning Tree, March 4, 2006, Redwood City, CA, Council of Math and Science Educators of San Mateo County

Science Activities for Elementary-School Children, February 2, 2006, Urban Teacher's CSU East Bay, Granada High, Livermore High, various

Activities of Project Learning Tree for Elementary-School Teachers, January 28, 2006, San Rafael, CA, Bay Area Environmental Education Fair

Sharing pointers about what needs to happen to receive funding, April 20, 2005, CSU EB, CEAS Institute for Research and Development

No Child Left Behind Legislation panelist, March 7, 2005, San Ramon, CA, Mt Diablo Chapter and CSUEB2005-3-7 Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa

Activities of Project Learning Tree, March 5, 2005, Redwood City, CA, Spring Conference of the Council of Math/Science Eductors of San Maeo County

1) demonstrating plant transpiration and (2) biology activities using probabilty, November 18, 2004, Seattle, WA, convention of the National Science Teachers Association

Grant Awards

Students Study Trees and Do Woodland Restoration, Phi Delta Kappan International to Chapter 0189, February 25 to June 15, 2013, $1,000, for day-long workshop on April 27, 2013 and equipment for the planting of trees.   Service Learning projects at the Tule Ponds, Phi Delta Kappan International to Chapter 0289, Feb. to June, 2011, $950, for day-long workshop on March 19, 2011.

Robert Noyce Scholarships, , , National Science Foundation, Received October 1, 2008, $750,000, For October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2013, Support for entering the profession of teaching science or mathematics.  Robert Noyce II Scholarships, National Science Foundation, $800,000, Sept. 2013 to August, 2017, Support for entering the profession of teaching science or mathematics.  

BioBridge: Enhancing Instruction in High Schools through Curriculum Innovation Based on Cutting Edge Research Technologies, U.S. Department of Education, University of California, San Diego, subcontract through U.C., San Diego, Received October 1, 2007, $26,674, For October 1, 2007 to September 30, 2008, Curriculum development for high-school teachers of biotechnology

Science Activities for Middle School, StopWaste.org (Alameda County Waste Management Aurhtority), irecycle@school, , Received June 12, 2006, $9,620, For June 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007, Curriculum Development

Teacher/Educator 4Rs Training, StopWaste.Org, IRecycle@School, Alameda County Waste Management Authority, Received February 28, 2006, $66,720, For July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2008, Workshops on the 4Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot/Compost)

East Bay Biotechnology Education Partnership, Genentech Foundation, (Educational Program for Annual Awards), Genentech, Inc., Received April 1, 2000, $1,031,604, For June 1, 2000 to June 30, 2010, Teaching and Learning2011  Phi Delta Kappa International award for Service Learning at the Tule Ponds

2005  Curriculum Innovation in Service Learning at the Calif. State Univ., East Bay.

2001  Service to Environmental Education awarded at Project Learning Tree’s national conference

1988  Distinguished Service to Science Teaching at the state-wide convention of the California Science Teachers Association.

1987  Outstanding Professor, by the Phi Delta Kappa Chapter at the Calif. State Univ., Hayward.

Service

1998-2013: Elected Member: Board of Directors of the Bay Area Biotechnology Education Consortium, Inc.

2005-2011: Elected Member and Serving as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Textbook League

2001-2013: Elected Member of the Board of Directors of the Math / Science Nucleus, Inc.

Workshop for Earth Science Teachers of the Santa Rosa City School District, Oct. 30 and 31, 2006

2009-05-09 in San Francisco; 2009-05-02 in Concord; 2009-04-25 in Hayward: workshops for teachers on the Biotechnology Module of Project Learning Tree

2001-2013: Reviewer of articles submitted to the American Biology Teacher

Other Accomplishments

Calibrated as an Assessor for all of the four Tasks of the Teacher Performance Assessment by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

and for the Performance Assessment for Caifornia Teachers (PACT) with specialization in single-subject science. 

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