Transforming science education through research-driven innovation



Meet the BSCS leadership


Management

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Daniel C. Edelson

Executive Director and President
Daniel Edelson brings significant experience as a curriculum and educational software developer, educational researcher, and advocate for science and social studies education to his role as Executive Director and President of BSCS.
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Janet Ash

Director of Finance and Operations
Janet Ash joined BSCS as the Director of Finance and Operations in July 2022. In her role, Janet is responsible for the budget, accounting, and finance of BSCS as well as data management and process planning.
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Jody Bintz

Senior Science Educator, Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships, and Director, Professional Learning
Jody Bintz, MA, serves as Senior Science Educator, Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships, and Director, Professional Learning with BSCS Science Learning. She works primarily in the areas of leadership development and teacher professional learning.
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Nancy Hopkins-Evans

Senior Science Educator and Associate Director for Program Impact; Acting Director, Equitable Impact
Nancy Hopkins-Evans joined BSCS Science Learning as the Associate Director for Program Impact in June of 2022. As a former college chemistry professor, she understands and cares deeply about students having exceptional learning experiences in science.
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Lindsey Mohan

Senior Science Educator, Associate Director for Program Innovation, and Chair, Program Council
Dr. Lindsey Mohan joined BSCS as a Research Scientist in May 2017. Her expertise is in instructional materials design and earth and environmental science learning.
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Lauren Novo

Director of Communications and Advancement
Lauren Novo joined BSCS as the Director of Communications and Advancement in August 2017. With nearly a decade of communications agency experience, she has represented brands ranging from global tourism destinations and Fortune 500 companies to national sports brands and nonprofit organizations.
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Molly Stuhlsatz

Senior Research Scientist, Associate Director for People and Culture, and Chair, Advocates Council
Molly Stuhlsatz is the Associate Director for People and Culture, Chair of the Advocate Council, and a Senior Research Scientist. With more than 20 years at BSCS, Molly is deeply committed to nurturing organizational culture.

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Program Council

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Jody Bintz

Senior Science Educator, Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships, and Director, Professional Learning
Jody Bintz, MA, serves as Senior Science Educator, Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships, and Director, Professional Learning with BSCS Science Learning. She works primarily in the areas of leadership development and teacher professional learning.
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Zoë Buck Bracey

Senior Science Educator and Director, Design for Social and Environmental Justice Outcomes
Dr. Zoë Buck Bracey is a research scientist and senior science educator who works across curriculum development, professional development and research at BSCS, with a focus on re-framing the endeavor of science education as a tool for equity and social justice.
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Jean Flanagan

Science Educator and Director, Resources for Science Teaching and Learning
Jean Flanagan joined BSCS in August 2019 as a Science Educator and now serves as the Director of Resources for Science Teaching and Learning.
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Susan Gomez Zwiep

Senior Science Educator, Program Area Director for Equitable Impact, and Staff Advocate
Dr. Susan Gomez Zwiep joined BSCS in 2020 as a Senior Science Educator. She began her career in science education as a middle school science teacher in Los Angeles, where she spent over 12 years working with English learners in urban schools.
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Nancy Hopkins-Evans

Senior Science Educator and Associate Director for Program Impact; Acting Director, Equitable Impact
Nancy Hopkins-Evans joined BSCS Science Learning as the Associate Director for Program Impact in June of 2022. As a former college chemistry professor, she understands and cares deeply about students having exceptional learning experiences in science.
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Lindsey Mohan

Senior Science Educator, Associate Director for Program Innovation, and Chair, Program Council
Dr. Lindsey Mohan joined BSCS as a Research Scientist in May 2017. Her expertise is in instructional materials design and earth and environmental science learning.
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Chris Wilson

Senior Research Scientist and Director, Research and Innovation
Christopher Wilson, PhD is Senior Research Scientist and Director, Research and Innovation at BSCS Science Learning. He joined BSCS in 2007 from the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science in the College of Education at Michigan State University, where he received his PhD in science education.

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Advocates Council

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Cynthia Gay

Senior Science Educator and Staff Advocate
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Susan Gomez Zwiep

Senior Science Educator, Program Area Director for Equitable Impact, and Staff Advocate
Dr. Susan Gomez Zwiep joined BSCS in 2020 as a Senior Science Educator. She began her career in science education as a middle school science teacher in Los Angeles, where she spent over 12 years working with English learners in urban schools.
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Becca Greer

Project Coordinator II and Staff Advocate
Becca joined BSCS in 2019 as a Project Coordinator. She received a BA in Communication Studies from the University of Puget Sound while on a music scholarship for harp.
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Cari F. Herrmann Abell

Senior Research Scientist and Staff Advocate
Cari's work focuses on the research and development of curriculum and assessment resources aligned to K-12 science learning goals.
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Sherry Hsi

Principal Scientist and Staff Advocate
For over 20 years, Sherry has brought her R&D leadership to the creative design and study of K-12 learners.
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Dennis Lee

Research Scientist and Staff Advocate
Dennis is interested in how biology students know what they know and why they believe it.
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Molly Stuhlsatz

Senior Research Scientist, Associate Director for People and Culture, and Chair, Advocates Council
Molly Stuhlsatz is the Associate Director for People and Culture, Chair of the Advocate Council, and a Senior Research Scientist. With more than 20 years at BSCS, Molly is deeply committed to nurturing organizational culture.
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Ashley Whitaker

Project Manager and Staff Advocate
Ashley Whitaker joined BSCS in 2016 and currently serves as a Project Manager.

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