JSHS Regional Contacts

Please contact the regional director in your area by e-mail, phone, or post. Regions are listed alphabetically by state.

Alabama
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Dr. Mark Jones, State Counselor
Alabama Junior Academy of Science
Auburn, AL 36830
Tel. (334) 444-3099
email: mtjones@auburnschools.org
Web: http://www.alabamaacademyofscience.org

Alaska
March 28-29, 2015
Dr. Abel Bult-Ito, Professor
University of Alaska Fairbanks
College of Natural Science & Math, Dept. of Biology & Wildlife
P.O. Box 756100
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6100
Phone: 907-978-2169
e-mail: abultito@alaska.edu
Web: http://www.ashsss.uaf.edu

Arizona
March 2015 (Date TBA)
B.L.  Ramakrishna, Professor 
Contact: Laura Hobson
Arizona State University
PO Box 876106, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106
Tel. 480-540-0514
email: contact@azjshs.org
Web: http://azjshs.org

Arkansas
March 13-14, 2015
Jessica P.C. Young, Ph.D., Asst. Professor
Dept. of Physical Science
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: 479-880-4183
e-mail: jyoung35@atu.edu
Web: www.atu.edu/jshs

California - (Northern California & Western Nevada)

Seeking host to continue Northern California JSHS

Southern California
February 2015 (Date TBA)
Ann Miller
Center for Educational Partnerships
443 Social Science Tower
UC Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2505
email: amiller@uci.edu
http://www.cfep.uci.edu/jshs

Colorado
Please see Intermountain and Wyoming/E. Colorado

Connecticut
March 15-16, 2015
Joy Erickson
School of Engineering
University of Connecticut
260 Glenbrook Rd., U-3262
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: (860) 486-8115
e-mail: joy.erickson@uconn.edu
Web:
http://www.jshs.uconn.edu

DoD Dependent Schools - Europe
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Brian Zimmer
DoDDS-Europe
PSC 851, Box 69087
APO, AE 09834-0691
Phone: 011-49-973-177-27828
Email: Brian.Zimmer@eu.dodea.edu
Web: http://www.eu.dodea.edu

DoD Dependent Schools - Pacific
(including Guam, Okinawa, Korea and Japan)


March 2015 (Date TBA)
Sylvia M. Gingrich
DoDEA Pacific Area Office
Unit 35007
APO AP 96376-5007
Phone: 011-81-611-744-5678; DSN: (315)644-5678
e-mail: missy.gingrich@pac.dodea.edu
Web: http://www.pac.dodea.edu

District of Columbia
January 2015 (Date TBA)
Maggie Ferrato
STEM Engagement Project
Center for Social Justice, Research, Teaching and Service
Georgetown University
1421 37th St NW, Suite 130, Poulton Hall
Washington, DC 20057-1423
Phone: 202-687-1460
e-mail: maf89@georgetown.edu

Florida
January 25-27, 2015
Christy Rodkin
Center for Precollegiate Education and Training
PO Box 112010, 334 Yon Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-2010
Phone: 352-392-2310
e-mail: JSEHS@cpet.ufl.edu
Web: http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/students/jsehs

Georgia
February 22-24, 2015
Dr. Karen Shetterley
Center for Continuing Education, University of Georgia
1197 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-5654
e-mail: Karen.Shetterley@georgiacenter.uga.edu
Web: http://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/ppd/academic-special-programs

Hawaii
January 16-17, 2015
Dr. Amanda Lowrey
Hawaii Academy of Science
c/o College of Education, Univ of Hawaii
1776 University Ave., UA4-4
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-7930
e-mail:acadsci@hawaii.edu
Web: http://hawaiiacademyofscience.org/pacific-symposium

Idaho
Please see Intermountain

Illinois - Chicago
March 2015 (Date TBA)
William Kroll
Dept. of Biology, Loyola University Chicago
1050 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 777-508-3287
e-mail: wkroll@luc.edu
Web:
http://www.luc.edu/biology/jshs

Illinois
March 19-21, 2015
Stephanie Eichholz
College of Science, Southern Illinois University
1245 Lincoln Dr., Mailcode 4403
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-536-6666
e-mail: eichh@siu.edu
Web: http://www.ijshs.siu.edu

Indiana
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Dr. David Grabowski
Department of Sciences and Mathematics
Saint Mary of the Woods College
Saint Mary of the Woods, IN 47876
Phone: 812-535-5147
e-mail: dgrabowski@smwc.edu
Web:http://www.injshs.smwc.edu

Intermountain
(Includes Colorado, Montana, Idaho, Nevada and Utah)

(Please also see Wyoming-Eastern Colorado)

New host - TBA

Iowa
March 5-6, 2015
Leslie Flynn
Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
The University of Iowa
600 Blank Honors Center
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-6213
e-mail: leslie-flynn@uiowa.edu
Web:
http://www.education.uiowa.edu/belinblank

Kansas-Nebraska-Oklahoma
February 27-28, 2015
Candace Thrasher, Manager, Educational outreach
Oklahoma State University
325U Willard Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
Tel. 405-744-8935
email: candace.thrasher@okstate.edu
Web: http://education.okstate.edu/oknjshs

Kentucky
February 27-28, 2015
William Thornburgh
Science Education, University of Louisville
1905 South 1st Street
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: 502-852-0595
e-mail: wrthor01@louisville.edu
Web: http://www.louisville.edu/education/jshs

Louisiana
January 16-17, 2015
Shannon R. Carlson
Louisiana State University
1225 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6672
e-mail: scarlson@outreach.lsu.edu
Web: http://www.outreach.lsu.edu/cms/PreK12/LouisianaJuniorScienceHumanitiesProgram.aspx


Maine
See Northern New England

Maryland
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Dr. Carl White
Morgan State University
School of Engineering
5200 Perring Parkway, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21251
Tel. 443-885-3913
email: Carl.white@morgan.edu
Web:
www.istemfoundation.org/mdjshs

Massachusetts
See Southern New England

Michigan - Southeastern Michigan
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Dr. Maria Ferreira -- Contact: Sandra Yarema
College of Education, Rm. 281, 5425 Gullen Mall
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-577-6370
e-mail: sandra.yarema@wayne.edu
Web: http://coe.wayne.edu/ted/science/jshs/
(also see Western Wisconsin-Upper Michigan)

Minnesota
See North Central

Mississippi
Seeking host institution -- Academic year 2014-15

Missouri
March 12-13, 2015
Dr. Kyra Krakos, Asst. Professor
Maryville University
650 Maryville University Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-529-3305
St. Louis, MO 63141
email: jsehs@maryville.edu
or kkrakos@maryville.edu Web: http://www.maryville.edu/jsehs

Montana
Please see Intermountain

Nebraska
Please see Kansas-Nebraska-Oklahoma

Nevada
Please see Intermountain and Northern California/Western Nevada

New Hampshire
Please see Northern New England

New Jersey- Monmouth
March 19-20, 2015
Dr. Datta V. Naik
Monmouth Junior Science Symposium
Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Ave.
W. Long Branch, NJ 07764
Phone: 732-571-7520
e-mail: dnaik@monmouth.edu
Web: http://www.monmouth.edu/mjss

New Jersey - North New Jersey
March 30-31, 2015
Jean Patrick
Office of Student Development
Rutgers University, 98 Brett Rd., Rm. B-110
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058
Phone: 732-445-2687
e-mail:j.antoine@rutgers.edu
Web: http://soe.rutgers.edu/jshs

New York - Long Island
February 8, 2015
York College CUNY will host the Long Island JSHS -- See below contact info

New York - Metro
February 8, 2015
Dr. Panayiotis Meleties

CUNY York College
94-20 Guy Brewer Blvd.
Jamaica, Queens, NY 11451
Phone: 718-262-2806
email: pmeleties@york.cuny.edu

Web: http://www.york.cuny.edu/se/jshs

New York - Upstate New York
March 12-13, 2015
Debernee Privot
University at Albany
University in the High School Program
1400 Washington Avenue, BIO 001
Albany, NY 12222
Phone: 518-442-4148
e-mail: dprivott@albany.edu
Web: http://www.albany.edu/jshs

North Carolina
March 22-23, 2015
Alisa Wickliff, Associate Director
Center for Math, Science & Technology Education
College of Education Bldg., Suite 222
UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone: (704) 687-8818
e-mail: abwickli@uncc.edu
Web:
http://education.uncc.edu/cstem/stem-student-competitions/nc-junior-science-and-humanities-symposium

North Central
(Includes Minnesota, N. Dakota & S. Dakota)

March 2015 (Date TBA)
Lise Weegman, Minnesota Academy of Science
8700 West 36th St., Suite 114W
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Phone: 701-351-5865
e-mail:contact@mnmas.org
Web: http://www.mnmas.org

North Dakota
Please See North Central

Northern New England
(Includes Maine, New Hampshire, & Vermont)

March 26-27, 2015
Dr. Subhash Minocha
Professor of Plant Biology and Genetics
Univ of New Hampshire, Rudman Hall
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603-862-3840
e-mail: sminocha@unh.edu
Web: http://www.unh.edu/nnejshs

Ohio
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Dr. Emilio Duran
Bowling Green State
University
School of Teaching and Learning
128 Life Sciences Bldg.
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: 419-372-1262
Web: http://www.ojshs.org
e-mail:eduran@bgsu.edu

Oklahoma
Please see Kansas-Nebraska-Oklahoma

Oregon
Seeking host for 2015 JSHS

Pennsylvania
March 2015 (Date TBA)
David Klindienst
Penn State University
ARL Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-231-1158; email: dbk3@psu.edu
Web: http://www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/JrScience&Humanities

Philadelphia
April 11, 2015
Kendrick Davis, Director of STEM Initiatives
Mayor's Office of Education
115 City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tel. 215-686-03301
email: Kendrick.Davis@phila.gov

Puerto Rico
March 14, 2015
Dr. Julio de Jesus, Asst. Professor
Intellexi Foundation, Puerto Rico Jr. Academy of Science
P.O. Box 418
Gurabo, PR 00778-0418
Tel. 787-502-6123
email: julitoscoqui@yahoo.com

Rhode Island
Please see Southern New England

South Carolina
January 24, 2015
Dr. Don M. Jordan
Center for Science Education, Sumwalt Rm 321
University of South Carolina
1200 Green St
Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: 803-777-7007; email: djordan@sc.edu
Web: http://www.cas.sc.edu/cse

South Dakota
Please see North Central

Southern New England
(Includes Massachusetts & Rhode Island)

March 27-28, 2014
Dr. Subhash Minocha
Professor of Plant Biology and Genetics
Univ of New Hampshire, Rudman Hall
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603-862-3840
e-mail: sminocha@unh.edu
Web: http://www.unh.edu/nnejshs

Southwest
February 28 - March 1, 2014
Erin Garcia
STEM-H Center for Outreach, Research & Education
University of New Mexico
MSC02 1570
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Tel. 505-277-4916
email: scifair@unm.edu

Tennessee
February 26-27, 2015
Dr. Theodore C. Labotka
University of Tennesse
1412 Circle Dr
Knoxville, TN 37996-1410
Phone: 865-974-4805
Web: http://jshs-tn.utk.edu
e-mail:tlabotka@utk.edu

Texas
January 22-24, 2015

Nancy Magnussen, Ph.D.
Educational Outreach and Women's Programs, Texas A&M University
3257 TAMU, 517 Blocker Bldg.
College Station, TX 77843-3257
Phone: 979-845-5587
e-mail: nancy@science.tamu.edu
Web:
http://outreach.science.tamu.edu/tjshs.asp

Utah
Please see Intermountain

Vermont
See Northern New England

Virginia
March 19-20, 2015
Dr. Thomas C. DeVore
Chemistry and Biochemistry, MSC 4501
901 Carrier Dr., Rm 1362
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Phone: 540-568-6672
e-mail: devoretc@jmu.edu

Washington
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Dr. Ray Myers
School of Education., Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Ave. West, Suite 202
Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 206-218-8830
e-mail: remyers@spu.edu
Web: http://www.wjshs.org

West Virginia
April 10-11, 2015
Dr. Jeanne D. Sullivan
59 College Avenue
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Phone: 304-473-8125
e-mail: sullivan@wvwc.edu
Web:
http://www.wvwc.edu/academics/dept/biology/JSHS

Western Wisconsin/Upper Michigan
January 17-19, 2015
Gary L. Willhite, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor
320 Morris Hall, 1725 State St.
University of Wisconsin LaCrosse
LaCrosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-8130
e-mail:gwillhite@uwlax.edu
Web: http://www.uwlax.edu

Wyoming-Eastern Colorado
March 2015 (Date TBA)
Dr. Mark Lyford
Director, Life Sciences Program
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3165
Laramie, WY 82701
Phone: 307-766-2818
e-mail: Mahler@uwyo.edu
Web: http://www.uwyo.edu/jshs

If you are still uncertain which region you belong to after consulting this page and the regional map page, please contact the JSHS National Office

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