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Lead Institution

George Mason University
Pat Linehan, Chief Operating Officer
4400 University Drive, MSN 6C12
2400 Thompson Hall
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-993-5426, fax 703-993-6373
vista@gmu.edu
Press Contact: Lauren Wright, lwrigh13(at)gmu(dot)edu, 703-993-5396 

Implementation Sites

George Mason University
Decardra Jackson, VISTA Director of Science Education
College of Education and Human Development
4400 University Drive, MSN 6C12
2400 Thompson Hall
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-993-2022
djacks33@gmu.edu
Press Contact: Lauren Wright, lwrigh13(at)gmu(dot)edu, 703-993-5396 

College of William and Mary
Vicky Reid, VISTA Director of Science Education
School of Education
PO Box 8795
301 Monticello Avenue, Room 2121
Williamsburg, VA 23187
757-221-2947
vbreid@wm.edu
Press Contact: Erin Zagursky, eazagu(at)wm(dot)edu, 757-221-1020

Virginia Commonwealth University
Elizabeth Edmondson, VISTA Director of Science Education
School of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning
3600 West Broad, Suite 106
Richmond, VA 23284
804-828-2919
ewedmondson@vcu.edu
Press Contact: Michael D. Frontiero, mdfronti(at)vcu(dot)edu, 804-827-2415

Virginia Tech
Amy Bordeaux, PhD, VISTA Project Director
School of Education T&L (MC0313)
War Memorial Hall, 220D
370 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
bordeaux@vt.edu
(540) 231-1312
Press Contact: Jean Elliott, elliottj(at)vt(dot)edu, 40-231-5915

Additional Educational Partners

University of Virginia
Jennifer Maeng
Curry School of Education
University of Virginia
434-924-0837
jlc7d@virginia.edu
Press Contact: Audrey Breen, aed2f(at)virginia(dot)edu, 434-924-0809 and Kathryn Ware, klw9v(at)virginia(dot)edu, 434-982-2698.

James Madison University
Eric Pyle
Geology & Environmental Science
James Madison University
540-568-4665
pyleej@jmu.edu
Press Contact: Eric Gorton, gortonej@jmu.edu, 540-568-3674

Oregon State University
Randy Bell
Associate Dean and Professor of Science Education
College of Education
201B Furman Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-6508
541-737-6387
Press Contact: Randy(dot)bell(at)oregonstate(dot)edu

Virginia Department of Education
Eric Rhoades
Acting Director, Office of Science and Health Education
Virginia Department of Education
James Monroe Building, 24th Floor
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
804-786-1703
Eric.rhoades@doe.virginia.gov
Press Contact: Charles Pyle, charles.pyle(at)doe(dot)virginia(dot)gov, 804-371-2420 and Julie Grimes, Julie.Grimes(at)doe(dot)virginia(dot)gov, 804-225-2775