Josie Melton

STEM Education Research Associate


A former middle school science teacher, Dr. Melton has worked with elementary and middle level preservice science teachers for over ten years in the Science, Math, and Technology Education program (SMATE) at WWU. She currently works on a variety of grant-funded projects around science education from the elementary to the undergraduate level, and is the Co-primary Investigator on the NSF Project: Culturally Responsive Elementary Science Teaching (CREST). Dr. Melton's personal research interests include elementary science curriculum implementation and incorporating a sense of wonder in elementary classrooms.