Domain Experts

Written by CK-12 Foundation on May 15, 2009

 

Our Team | Advisors | CK-12 Champions | Contributors | Reviewers

 

David Armstrong, Ph.D.
David S. Armstrong is a Professor of Physics at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He received his education in Canada, with degrees in physics from McGill University (B.Sc), Queen’s University (M.Sc.) and the University of British Columbia (Ph.D.). He did post-doctoral research with Virginia Tech, working at the TRIUMF laboratory in Vancouver, and with the University of California (Berkeley), working at CERN in Geneva,

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Contact

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 25, 2009

CK-12 Foundation
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Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel 650.494.1302
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News

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 20, 2009

January | February | March

03/27/2012 – CK-12′s March 2012 Newsletter
03/07/2012 – GroupMe, Gilt Groupe, Jon Bon Jovi Launch SummerQAmp To Create More QA Jobs
03/07/2012 – SummerQAmp Movement to Create Internships at Leading Tech Companies

02/29/2012 – CK-12′s February 2012 Newsletter
02/21/2012 – ‘Mass Customized Learning’: The key to education reform?
02/17/2012 – 4 West Valley school districts could adopt ‘FlexBooks’
02/10/2012 – CK-12 interview at the 2012 Texas Computer Education Association Conference.
02/03/2012 – Tech Beat: Beating the high cost of education with

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Developer

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 16, 2009

Location: Palo Alto

Responsibilities:

Architect, design, implement and support end-to-end integrated wiki based text book authoring and publishing system
Support public school systems, teachers and students to successfully author, collaborate and publish text books
Work closely with teachers, researchers and students to define the services required for authoring and publishing in a reliable and scalable environment
Evaluate and select emerging open standards and components to complement widely adopted infrastructure products

Requirements:

MS in Computer Science or equivalent and strong experience implementing large scale web system &

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Partner Relations

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 16, 2009

Partner Relations

Location: Palo Alto

Responsibilities:

Foster and Manage Relationships with:

Charter Schools

Promote CK-12 within Charter Schools helping them create content for them
Help Charter Schools adopt CK-12 FlexBooks
Conduct a study on the feasibility of using CK-12 platform as their integrated publishing environment

Academic Publishers

Work with Publishers and acquire contents
Work with Publishers to develop professional development materials based on CK-12 FlexBooks

Strategize and Execute Pilot Programs for targeted CK-12 customers on a periodical basis
Devise, implement and calibrate new partner programs for accelerating CK-12 adoption
Work closely with Content

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UI Engineer

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 16, 2009

Location: Palo Alto

Responsibilities:

Conceptualize, design, prototype, implement and support highly usable end user interfaces meant for K-12 teachers and students
Support public school systems, teachers and students to successfully author, collaborate and publish text books
Work closely with teachers, researchers and students to define the interfaces required for authoring and

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Karen Sellins

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 14, 2009
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Karen Sellins

Dr. Karen Sellins received her B.S. in Microbiology from the Ohio State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels and even volunteers with 2nd and 4th graders. She is currently a part-time Instructor of Microbiology at Front Range Community College, Larimer Campus and the Resource Developer for Skyline High School in Longmont, Colorado.


George Patmor

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 14, 2009
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George Patmor

George Patmor, Ph.D., taught high school biology and chemistry for 26 years before joining the faculty of Murray State University (Murray, KY) to prepare future teachers. He has been involved in science textbook review and evaluation as secondary science department chair and on state textbook adoption committees. He has developed online science and education courses. Currently, he serves as an education consultant on curriculum and instruction projects — locally, nationally, and internationally.


William Nolan

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 14, 2009
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William Nolan

William is a middle school math teacher in Upstate New York working with students from diverse backgrounds. He has a Bachelors degree in mathematics from SUNY Geneseo and Master’s degree in education from Columbia University. William has an extensive background writing and reviewing math education content for the publishing industry.


Lisa Morici

Written by CK-12 Foundation on February 14, 2009
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Lisa Morici

Lisa A. Morici received her Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases and Immunity from the University of California at Berkeley. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Morici specializes in the study of host-pathogen interactions in pulmonary bacterial infections, such as those caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, with the ultimate goal of developing novel chemotherapeutics or vaccines against these organisms.