We are pleased to announce Dr. Senetta Bancroft as winner of the 2021 Shining Star Award in the School of Education! | SOE | SIU

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We are pleased to announce Dr. Senetta Bancroft as winner of the 2021 Shining Star Award in the School of Education!

May 13, 2021

Dr. Senetta BancroftWe are pleased to announce Dr. Senetta Bancroft as winner of the 2021 Shining Star Award in the School of Education! Affiliated with Science Education in the School of Education and Chemistry in the College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences (CALPS), Dr. Bancroft shines by:

  • Teaching and modeling effective approaches for communicating scientific concepts to students of all grade and experience levels
  • Producing research that generates interest in multiple venues as evidenced by her:
    • Seven externally-funded grants,
    • 29 regional, national, and international conference presentations,
    • Eight peer-reviewed articles, and
    • One book chapter;
  • Serving as a member of faculty searches,
  • Planning for the previous and next solar eclipse,
  • Coordinating assessment for science in secondary education,
  • Contributing to curriculum review and development,
  • Reviewing research for multiple journals, and
  • Collaborating with colleagues, students, and alumni.

Please join us in celebrating Dr. Bancroft!