Nov. 11, 2020
Doctoral student Rachel Juergensen has been awarded one of 10 highly competitive national fellowships that focuses on STEM education research.
Juergensen, a third-year doctoral candidate in the Department of Special Education in the College of Education, received the fellowship from the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), a resource network for STEM education researchers supported by the National Science Foundation.
Juergensen’s research focuses on equitable learning opportunities for sensemaking in elementary inclusive science classrooms for students with learning disabilities or learning difficulties.
The CADRE Fellows program provides capacity-building and networking opportunities for researchers who are in the early stages of their STEM education careers.