Jeff is Director for the Teaching Fellows Program at the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation. In this role, he provides management oversight for KSTF’s signature program. He holds a B.S. in chemistry and secondary education from the University of Cincinnati, an M.Ed. in secondary education from Miami University and a Ph.D. in curriculum, teaching and educational policy from Michigan State University. His dissertation focused on the ways student teachers develop a practice as they navigate teacher education and their field placements; it was awarded the National Association for Research in Science Teaching’s Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in 2011.