Steven McGee

Steven Michael McGee

Research Associate Professor, Learning Sciences

Annenberg Hall
Room 141
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Phone: (847) 467-3113


Steven McGee (PhD 1995, Learning Sciences, Northwestern; BS 1988, Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern) is a Research Associate Professor of Learning Sciences in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. McGee's areas of research are science education reform, teacher leadership, assessment and educational technology. He currently serves as the director of the NU Leadership Academy for School Improvement, which provides teacher leadership support for Chicago elementary and high school science teachers involved in curriculum reform projects. McGee is an active faculty member in the design and implementation of the new masters in teacher leadership program at Northwestern. He is the former director of the Meaningful Science Consortium, which facilitated transformation of high school science departments in Chicago through project-based curricula, professional development, coaching, and aligned assessments. He is also a former director of the NASA Classroom of the Future program, which brings the excitement of NASA science to K-12 schools through the use of advanced technologies.

Curriculum Vitae

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Year Degree Institution
2000 MBA Wheeling Jesuit University
1995 PhD, Learning Sciences Northwestern University
1988 BS, Human Development and Social Policy Northwestern University


Year Title  
1995 Designing Curricula Based on Science Communities of Practice

Research Interests

Science education, urban education reform, assessment, educational technology, curriculum design.

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