JSHS Regional Contacts

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

February 23-24, 2017
Dr. Mark Jones, State Counselor
Alabama Junior Academy of Science
Auburn, AL 36830
Tel. (334) 444-3099
email: mtjones@auburnschools.org
Web: http://www.alabamajunioracademyofscience.org

March 25-27, 2017
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

March 17-18, 2017
Laura Hobson
Arizona State University
PO Box 876106, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106
Tel. 480-540-0514
email: arizonajshs@gmail.com
Web: http://azjshs.org

March 10-11, 2017
Jessica P.C. Young, Ph.D., Asst. Professor
Dept. of Physical Science, 1701 N. Boulder
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)

UCI-Irvine will host a web based competition for Northern California. Apply at: http://www.cfep.uci.edu/jshs

Southern California
February 2017
Ann Miller
Department of Chemistry
1102 Natural Sciences 2
UC Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2025
email: amiller@uci.edu

Please see Intermountain and Wyoming/E. Colorado

March 11, 2017
Dr. Joy Erickson
CT AHEC, UConn Health
University of Connecticut
263 Farmington Ave., MC 2928
Storrs, CT 06030-2928
Phone: (860) 486-8115
e-mail: Ctjshs.erickson@gmail.com

DoD Dependent Schools - Europe
February 2017 (Date TBA)
Ryan Goodfellow
PSC 851, Box 69087
APO, AE 09834-0691
Phone: 011-49-973-177-27828
Email: ryan.goodfellow@eu.dodea.edu
Web: http://www.eu.dodea.edu

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

March 2017 (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

March 9-10, 2017
G. William Rebeck, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Georgetown University
1421 37th St. NW, Poulton Hall 130
Washington, DC 20057
Phone: 202-687-5330
Website: http://csj.georgetown.edu/jshs
e-mail: sciencefair@georgetown.edu

January 29-31, 2017
Christy Rodkin
Center for Precollegiate Education and Training
University of Florida, PO Box 112010
Gainesville, FL 32611-2010
Phone: 352-392-2310
e-mail: JSEHS@cpet.ufl.edu
Web: http://www.cpet.ufl.edu/students/jsehs

February 26-28, 2017
Dr. Karen Shetterley
Center for Continuing Education, University of Georgia
1197 S. Lumpkin St., Rm 168
Athens, GA 30602

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

January 14-15, 2017
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
Web: http://hawaiiacademyofscience.org/pacific-symposium

Please see Intermountain

Illinois - Chicago
March 2017 (Date TBA)
Patrick L. Daubenmire
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773-508-8248
e-mail: pdauben@luc.edu

March 2017 (Date TBA)
Leslie Brock
Southern Illinois University
1245 Lincoln Dr.
Carbondale, IL 62901-4403
Web: http://www.ijshs.siu.edu

Indiana - 2017 TBA

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

(Please also see Wyoming-Eastern Colorado)

February 28-March 1, 2017
Amy Verlanic
Institute for Educational Opportunities, Montana Tech
1300 W. Park St.
Butte, MT 59701
email: averlanic@mtech.edu
Web: http://institute.mtech.edu/jshs-registration

March 6-7, 2017
Leslie Flynn and Susan Assouline
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

March 3-4, 2017
Rachel Potts
Oklahoma State University
325U Willard Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
Tel. 405-744-8933
Web: http://education.okstate.edu/oknjshs

February 2017 (Date TBA)
Tom Tretter
Science Education, University of Louisville
1905 South 1st Street
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: 502-852-0595
e-mail: tom.tretter@louisville.edu
Web: http://www.louisville.edu/education/jshs

January 13-14, 2017
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/Pre-K-12/LaJSHS

See Northern New England

March 24, 2017
Bruk Berhane
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
College Park, MD 20742
e-mail: jshsterp@umd.edu

See Southern New England

Michigan - Southeastern Michigan
March 10, 2017
Sandra Yarema
College of Education, Rm. 283, 5425 Gullen Mall
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-577-5754
e-mail: sandra.yarema@wayne.edu
Web: http://coe.wayne.edu/ted/science/jshs/
(also see Western Wisconsin-Upper Michigan)

See North Central

Seeking host institution - academic year 2016-17

March 10-11, 2017
Dr. Colleen Abbott
University of Missouri
114 Gentry Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Tel. 573-844-3213
email: abbottcm@missouri.edu

Please see Intermountain

Please see Kansas-Nebraska-Oklahoma

Please see Intermountain and Northern California/Western Nevada

New Hampshire
Please see Northern New England

New Jersey- South Jersey Science Symposium at Ocean County College
March 30-31, 2017
Paul Silberquit
Ocean County College
1 College Dr.
Toms River, NJ 08754
Tel. 732-855-0400 x2540
email: sjjss@ocean.edu

New Jersey at Rutgers University
March 1-2, 2017
Jean Patrick Antoine
Assistant Dean
Rutgers University, 98 Brett Rd., Rm. B-110
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058
Phone: 848-445-4753
Web: http://soe.rutgers.edu/jshs

New York - Long Island
February 5, 2017
York College CUNY will host the Long Island JSHS -- See below contact info

New York - Metro
February 5, 2017
Dr. Panayiotis Meleties

CUNY York College
94-20 Guy Brewer Blvd.
Jamaica, Queens, NY 11451
Phone: 718-262-2780
email: pmeleties@york.cuny.edu

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

New York - Upstate New York
March 7-8, 2017
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 19-20, 2017
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

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

March 25, 2017
Sara Gomez
Minnesota Academy of Science
8700 West 36th St., Suite 114W
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Phone: 651-917-3994
e-mail: saragomez@mnmas.org
Web: http://www.mnmas.org

North Dakota
Please See North Central

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

March 30-31, 2017
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

March 15-17, 2017
Dr. Emilio Duran
Bowling Green State
School of Teaching and Learning
128 Life Sciences Bldg.
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Phone: 419-372-1262
Web: http://www.ojshs.org

Please see Kansas-Nebraska-Oklahoma

January 2017 (Date TBA)
Bevin Daglen
Oregon Episcopal School
6300 SW Nicol Rd., Portland, OR 97223
Tel. 503-416-9320
email: OregonJSHS@gmail.com
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/oregonjshs/

February 12-14, 2017
David B. Klindienst, or Briana Benson
Juniata College, 12295 Kenwood Dr.
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Phone: 814-641-3562;
Briana Benson
email: David B. Klindienst

March 11, 2017
Kendrick Davis, Director of STEM Initiatives
Mayor's Office of Education
1515 Arch St.l
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tel. 215-686-0331
email: Kendrick.Davis@phila.gov

Puerto Rico
March 11, 2017
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 20, 2017
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://artsandsciences.sc.edu/cse

South Dakota
Please see North Central

Southern New England
(Includes Massachusetts & Rhode Island)

March 17, 2017
Dr. Michael Dennehy
Boston University, School of Education
Two Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-353-3551
e-mail: mdennehy@bu.edu

March 3-4, 2017
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

February 23-24, 2017
Dr. Nivedita Ganguly
University of Tennesse
VolsTeach, 821 Volunteer Dr
Knoxville, TN 37996-3391
Phone: 865-975-3545
Web: http://jshs-tn.utk.edu
e-mail: nganguly@utk.edu

January 19-20, 2017

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

Please see Intermountain

See Northern New England

March 19-20, 2017
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

March 16-17, 2017
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
March 24-25, 2017
Dr. Jeanne D. Sullivan
59 College Avenue
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Phone: 304-473-8125
e-mail: sullivan@wvwc.edu

Western Wisconsin/Upper Michigan
January 7-8, 2017
Heidi Masters
Department of Educational Studies
University of Wisconsin LaCrosse
1725 State St., 300E Morris Hall
LaCrosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-8129
e-mail: hmasters@uwlax.edu
Web: http://www.uwlax.edu

Wyoming-Eastern Colorado
March 2017 (Date TBA)
Dr. Mark Lyford
Director, Life Sciences Program
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
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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