Lauren Birney

 
Lauren Birney, EdD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Office phone: (212) 346-1889

Education

  • EdD, Educational Leadership, University of Southern California
  • MA, Counseling, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • BA, Biology/Chemistry, University of San Diego

Courses Taught

  • Science Teaching Methodologies – Secondary and Elementary (CA) (NY)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (CA)
  • Classroom Management (CA)
  • General Teaching Methodologies (CA) (NY)
  • Action Research (CA) (NY)
  • Science Research Methods (CA) (NY)
  • Learning and Cognitive Theory (CA)

Research/Professional Service

  • PI, Pace University STEM Collaboratory
  • Promoting the advancement of underrepresented students and women in Science
  • Creating school, family, community and University partnerships
  • Teacher Retention

Presentations

  • Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Oahu, Hawaii; January 5-8, 2014.
  • “Building STEM Education with Multinationals.” Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. National Science Teachers Association, 2013 Region 3 Conference, Denver, Colorado; December 11-14, 2013.
  • “Building STEM Education with Multinationals." Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. Transnational STEAM Conference, Borneo, Malaysia, October 3 – 5, 2013.
  • “Building STEM Education with Multinationals." Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University “World STEM Conference”, Borneo Malaysia; September 29 – October 2, 2013.
  • “Building STEM Education with Multinationals.” Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. National Science Teachers Association, 2013 Region 1 Conference, Portland, Oregon, September 24-26, 2013.
  • “Building STEM Education with Multinationals." Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. International Conference on Management and Information Systems, Bangkok, Thailand, September 22-24, 2013.
  • “Working with Foundations and Private Enterprise to Meet Shared STEM Goals.” The Triangle Coalition for STEM Education Annual Conference, Washington DC, September 11-13, 2013.
  • “Building STEM Education with Multinationals.” Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. STEM Forum & Expo, St. Louis, Missouri. May 15-18, 2013. The development of modalities to enhance and motivate students through the support of STEM partnerships and affiliations is a critical component of STEM Education.  Participants will explore the creation of partnerships opportunities, mobile app building in the classroom through partnership support and innovative teaching constituents formed through lucrative STEM multinationals.
  • “The Pace University STEM Center Collaboratory.” Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill and graduate students, Pace University. First Annual Pace University Research Day, New York, New York, April 2013.
  • “Creating and Implementing Scientific Inquiry in the Urban Classroom.” Presentation with Drs. Andrew Revkin, and John Horne. Pace University, White Plains, New York, February 2012.
  • “Creating and Implementing Scientific Inquiry in the Urban Classroom”; Presentation with Dr. Andrew Revkin. Pace University, White Plains, New York, December 2012.
  • “Bridging the Gap between Higher Education and Secondary Education in New York City, New York.” Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. Istanbul, Turkey, October 2012.
  • “STEM Education – Effective Networking, Creating Partnerships, Establishing Affiliates” Leadership Program Impacts on Afterschool Education.” Presentation with Dr. Jonathan H. Hill, Pace University. Pace University/PASE Afterschool Conference, New York, NY July 17, 2012.
  • Oracle Think Quest International Competition (2011): Judging Panel; Oracle; New York, NY.
  • New Visions Math Professional Development (2011), Academic Vocabulary, Common Core and Differentiated Planning Part II" and "ELA Planning and Concept Construxions." New Visions/Gambino Network. Bronx, NY.
  • New Visions Math Professional Development (2011), Academic Vocabulary, Common Core and Differentiated Planning Part I" New Visions/Gambino Network. Bronx, NY.
  • National Science Teachers' Association Conference (2011), Exhibitor Educhange Inc./Teachers for Learners. San Francisco, CA.
  • Academic Vocabulary, Common Core and Differentiated Planning (2011) for Science "National Science Teachers Association, Facilitator. San Francisco, CA.
  • Collaborative Inquiry for Teaching and Learning Network Day (2010), Facilitator, Teacher Leader Quality Partnership Grant. Pace University, White Plains, NY.
  • Collaborative Inquiry for Teaching and Learning Network Day (2010), Facilitator, Teacher Leader Quality Partnership Grant. Pace University, White Plains, NY.
  • Differentiated Unit Planning and Project Design (2010) Election Day Professional Development. Rockefeller University, New York, NY.
  • Pedagogical Practices to Support Deeper Understanding Genetics and Evolution Institute (2010). NYCDOE/Rockefeller University, New York, NY.
  • Visual Texts and 21st Century Skills in the Science Classroom (2010), NYCDOE/Rockefeller University, New York, NY.
  • Academic Vocabulary Development and Differentiated Instruction (2010), Science Events- Chancellor's Day NYCDOE; Andaz, New York, NY.
  • Collaborative Inquiry for Teaching and Learning Network Day, Facilitator (2010). Teacher Leader Quality Partnership Grant, Pace University, White Plains, NY.