Ms. Dorian W Janney

Ms. Dorian W Janney

  • 301.286.8912
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 612
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: ADNET SYSTEMS INC
  • Brief Bio

    Dorian has a passion for sharing the wonders of NASA's science and exploration with others across all age levels! For over three decades, she taught public school in both special and general education settings across all grade levels.  She was an Einstein Fellow Finalist and achieved National Board Certification in Science Education, served on numerous education working groups, and wrote science curriculum for the country.

    Serving as the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM's) Education and Outreach Coordinator, she develops resources to help share the science, technology, and real-world applications of GPM with others. She also is the Campaign Coordinator and Education Lead for the GLOBE "Mission Mosquito" campaign as well as a Master GLOBE trainer and a member of the GLOBE Education Working Group. 

    Current Projects

    GPM-GLOBE Collaborating Missions

    The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission Education and Public Outreach team is working with the Global Learning to Benefit the Enviroment (GLOBE) program to facilitate teachers collecting precipitation data with their students and connect them with scientists and researchers in their geographic area, as well as have GPM scientists use the collected data. For more information visit http://www.globe.gov/web/gpm.
     

    Positions/Employment

    5/2011 - Present

    GPM Outreach Specialist

    NASA/GSFC ADNET/612, Greenbelt, MD
    8/1999 - 2/2013

    Science Teacher- secondary schools

    MCPS, Maryland
    8/1982 - 8/1999

    Elementary School Teacher

    MCPS and FCPS, Maryland

    Teaching Experience

     

    • Pre-School Special Education: Early Childhood Education Program, MCPS
    • Elementary Special and General Education Teacher: K through 6th grades, FCPS and MCPS
    • Middle School Math, Computer Technology, and Science Teacher: 6,7, and 8th grades, MCPS
    • High School Science: "Matter and Energy" course, grade 9, MCPS
    • In-service Teacher courses: "Life in Our Environment", "Astronomy", "Early Childhood Assessment"

     

    Education

    1976-1980: University of Maryland, College Park, awarded BS in Special and General Education, K through 12

    1980-1982: University of Houston, Clear Lake City, awared MS in Special Education, Early Childhood

    1998-2001: Johns Hopkins University, awarded Certification in Earth/Space Science through Maryland Space Grant

    2009- 2011: Doctoral level work in Science Curriculum and Development, University of Maryland, College Park

    Professional Societies

    National Science Teacher's Association (NSTA), 1998 - Present
    GLOBE Program, 2013 - Present
    Teacher Trainer

    Brief Bio

    Dorian has a passion for sharing the wonders of NASA's science and exploration with others across all age levels! For over three decades, she taught public school in both special and general education settings across all grade levels.  She was an Einstein Fellow Finalist and achieved National Board Certification in Science Education, served on numerous education working groups, and wrote science curriculum for the country.

    Serving as the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM's) Education and Outreach Coordinator, she develops resources to help share the science, technology, and real-world applications of GPM with others. She also is the Campaign Coordinator and Education Lead for the GLOBE "Mission Mosquito" campaign as well as a Master GLOBE trainer and a member of the GLOBE Education Working Group. 

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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