Dr. Nanette Dietrich


Dr. Nanette Dietrich

Contact Information


Office: Stayer 423
Phone: (717) 871-7325

Office Hours

M: 12:00-2:00
T: 10:00-11:00
Comments: & by appointment

2005 Ph.D. University of Delaware

2001 M.Ed. University of Delaware

1995 B.S. Purdue University

Curriculum Vitae

National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Funded Research Projects

2016- 2019          Co-Primary Investigator (co-PI):  Precipitating Change: Embedding computational thinking into the middle school science classroom.STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) total project $2.5M DRL- 1640088).

2015-2018           Co-Primary Investigator (co-PI):  Skilled Women Get STEM Jobs: Recruiting and Engaging Female Students. NSF- Advanced Technological Education (ATE) total project $200,000.

2015-2018           Co-Primary Investigator (co-PI):  Integrative Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Education for Teachers of Young Students (iSTEM4ToYS). NSF- Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) total project $300,000.

2014 - 2018         Primary Investigator (PI):  Collaborative Proposal- Teaching Environmental Sustainability with Model My Watershed. NSF- Discovery Research in K-12 (DRK-12) total project $2.9M DRL-1417527).

2014 - 2017         Subcontractor: Strategies: Water SCIENCE: Supporting Collaborative Inquiry, Engineering, and Career Exploration with Water. NSF- Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) total project $1.2M DRL-1433761.

2009 - 2012         Primary Investigator (PI):  Collaborative Proposal- Model My Watershed:  Developing a Cyberlearning Application and Curricula. NSF- Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) total project $1.1M- MU Award # DRL-0929639.

2010 - 2012         External Evaluator:  “Introducing the Principles and Processes of Earth’s Critical Zone to Teachers, Informal Educators, and Academically At-risk Youth” NSF-Geosciences (GEO) total project $115,519 Award # GEO-1034961

Pennsylvania State System of High Education (PASSHE) Grant

2010-2015           Co-Primary Investigator (Co-PI): “Wallops Island Science Training Program for Emergency Certified Teachers” (PASSHE funded project $134,951)