Jacquelyn F. Sullivan is co-director of the General Engineering Plus Program. She is also founding co-director of the award-winning Integrated Teaching and Learning (ITL) Program with the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU-Boulder, focused on integrating hands-on engineering throughout the K-16 learning experience for ~4,200 undergraduate and 2,000 K-12 students annually. Dr. Sullivan received her PhD in environmental health physics and aquatic toxicology from Purdue University and brings 14 years of engineering industry and leadership experience to the higher education environment.
Derek Reamon is co-director of the General Engineering Plus Program. He is also co-director of the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, and senior instructor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Reamon oversees the first-year engineering projects course, including assessment, curriculum and planning.
Jennie Whitcomb is the associate dean for teacher education in CU’s School of Education. A former middle and high school teacher, she has directed teacher education programs at the University of Denver and CU since 1997. She serves as a member of the UTeach Professional Association Advisory Council. She is an advisor/investigator on two multi-year research grants: an international comparison of coherence in teacher education programs and an examination of novice teachers’ core competencies.
Malinda Zarske is the Master Teacher for the General Engineering Plus degree program. A former high school and middle school science and math teacher, she has advanced degrees in teaching secondary science from the Johns Hopkins University and in Civil Engineering from CU-Boulder. Dr. Zarske teaches engineering design in First-Year Engineering Projects (GEEN 1400) and Engineering Projects for the Community (GEEN 2400), as well as STEP 1 (EDUC 2020) and Step 2 (EDUC 2030) through the University’s CU Teach Engineering program.