Dr. Hao Yue is an Associate Professor of Computer Science Department at San Francisco State University and a faculty member of CAHSI. He is PI of NSF CSforAll project that aims to provide professional development and support for high school CS teachers in San Francisco through a research-practice partnership. He is also Co-PI of NSF Robert Noyce Teachers Scholarship project that prepares and supports new STEM teachers to enact equitable learning in high-needs schools in California. He teaches Computational Thinking and Computer Programming courses for the K-12 CS teacher certification program at San Francisco State University.
Dr. Ilmi Yoon is a Professor of the Computer Science Department at San Francisco State University. She is the PI of NSF IUSE Promoting INclusivity in Computing (PINC) project. She is also the Co-PI of NSF CSforAll (K-12 Computer Science Education partnering with San Francisco Unified School District) project and NSF INCLUDES National Alliance of Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutes. She teaches Software Development and Pedagogy course for the K-12 CS teacher certification program at San Francisco State University. She also taught a Machine Learning course in Fall 2018 at Google Tech Exchange program.
Dr. Larry Horvath is an Associate Professor of Science Education and the Associate Director of the Center for Science and Math Education at San Francisco State University. Currently, he teaches the single subject science methods course, is PI on three NSF grants, Co-PI on two more, a founding member of the APLU supported Collaborative around Research Experiences for Teachers (CARET), and an education workshop leader for the STEM Teachers as Researchers (STAR) program directed by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. His research focuses on teaching and learning through inquiry and the impact of teacher preparation on STEM teacher retention, persistence, and student achievement in high needs/hard to staff urban schools.
Dr. Patricia Donohue is Associate Professor in the department of Computer Science (CS) at San Francisco State University. She received her Ph. D in Communications and Information Technologies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2009, Her research interests lie in the areas of technological impacts in inclusive learning and the human-computer interface. She is Co-Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation grant that creates a research-practice partnership to provide professional development and support for K-12 CS teachers in San Francisco Unified School District. She has been a past PI for a US Department of Education technology grant and PD for a National Science Foundation grant preparing teachers for integrating technology into K-12 mathematics and science learning in high-needs schools.
Dr. Brian Beatty is Associate Professor of Instructional Technologies in the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies at San Francisco State University. His primary areas of interest and research include social interaction in online learning, flipped classroom implementation, and developing instructional design theory for Hybrid-Flexible learning environments. He received his Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University Bloomington in 2002. Dr. Beatty also holds several CA single-subject teaching credentials, an M.A. in Instructional Technologies from SF State and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University. Dr. Beatty has more than 25 years’ experience as a classroom teacher, trainer, and instructional designer at schools, businesses, and the US Navy.
Dr. Jingyi Wang is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science Department at San Francisco State University. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Houston in 2019. Dr. Wang holds an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Auburn University and a B.S. in Physics from Nankai University, China. She supports NSF CSforAll (K-12 Computer Science Education partnering with San Francisco Unified School District) project and teaches Computer Network for the K-12 CS teacher certification program at San Francisco State University.