Position: Sr. Director of Professional Development
Institution: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Miami

Cheryl has more than 20 years of project management experience, and served as Project Director for the Early Childhood Hands-On Science (ECHOS) Goal 2 and Goal 3 IES-funded projects. In this capacity she contributed to the development and implementation of the current ECHOS curriculum and professional development model, as well as the ECHOS fidelity observation tool. She currently serves as PI of Children Investigating Science with Parents and Afterschool (CHISPA), an NSF-funded broad implementation project working with Hispanic communities throughout the U.S. Prior to joining the Museum staff, she worked for a national comprehensive school restructuring organization, as well as a bilingual educator, curriculum developer, and technology trainer in the U.S. and México.