Dr. Nanette Dietrich


Dr. Nanette Dietrich

Contact Information


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

Office Hours

T: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
R: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Comments: & by appointment - Online hours - Contact Dr. Dietrich for Zoom Link

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)