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WALTER R. RATHKAMP, PH.D.

Executive Director Regional Mathematics and Science Center Saginaw Valley State University 142 Regional Education Center North 7400 Bay Road University Center, MI 48710 989.964.4117 rathkamp@svsu.edu PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION Indiana University; Bloomington, IN Indiana University; Bloomington, IN Indiana University; Bloomington, IN Cornell University; Ithaca, NY Post Doctoral Ph.D. M.A. B.S. 1972 – 1973 1972 1968 1964

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APPOINTMENTS Saginaw Valley State University; University Center, Michigan Dow Corning Foundation Endowed Professorship in Education Executive Director, Center for Mathematics and Science Education Director, Mathematics Outreach Leadership Venture for Excellence (MOLVE) Director, SVSU Regional Mathematics and Science Center Director, Science Education in Michigan Schools Curriculum Reform (SEMSplus) Director, Science Outreach Leadership Venture for Excellence (SOLVE) Professor of Biology Associate Professor Assistant Professor President, SVSU Faculty Association Chair, Biology Department Dow Corning; Freeland, Michigan Research Intern in Toxicology Indiana University; Bloomington, Indiana Visiting Professor Post Doctoral Research Assistant Teaching Assistant Indiana University Purdue University; Indianapolis, Indiana Assistant Professor

2001 – present 1995 – present 1994 – present 1989 – present 1988 – present 1986 – present 1983 – present 1977 – 1983 1973 – 1977 3 years 6 years

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1976 1972 – 1973 1970 – 1972 1967 – 1970

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APPOINTMENTS (continued) University at Indianapolis; Indianapolis, Indiana Assistant Professor (temporary position) Peace Corps; Ethiopia Biology Teacher

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1964 – 1966

TEACHING HONORS C C C C C C C C C First Rush Distinguished Lectureship 1998 Saginaw Valley State University Professorial Merit Award 1992 Faculty Association, University Service Award 1989 – 1990 Saginaw Valley State University Merit Award 1989 Science Quest, Michigan Technology Council, Can Doer 1989 Saginaw Valley State University Merit Award 1988 Most Respected Faculty/Staff Member, Selected by Residential Students 1982 “Outstanding Faculty Member of Saginaw Valley State College,” by 1982 Michigan Association of Governing Boards Landee Award for Excellence in Teaching 1981

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES C C C C C C C C C C NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) ASCD (Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development) Michigan Science Teachers Association (President, 1999–2000) Michigan Academy of Science Sigma Xi National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Inc. Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Inc. AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) MCTM (Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics) National Science Teachers Association

PRESENTATIONS/GRANTS (last 10 years) C C C C C Grant, 2009 Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative through the Great Lakes Fishery Trust Planning Grant ($18,000) Grant, 2008–2009 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($76,878) Grant, 2007–2008 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($76,878) Grant, 2006–2009 Title II, B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant, MDE ($6,065,607) Grant, 2006–2007 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($76,878)

PRESENTATIONS/GRANTS (continued) C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C C Grant, 2005–2006 Title II, A(3): Improving Teacher Quality Competitive Grants Program, MDE ($203,730) Grant, 2005–2006 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($76,959) Grant, 2005–2006 Title II, B(1): Mathematics and Science Partnership Program, MDE ($596,667) Grant, 2004–2005 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($76,959) Grant, 2004–2005 Title II, A(3): Improving Teacher Quality Grants Program, MDE ($228,068) Grant, 2004–2005 Title II, Part B(1): Mathematics and Science Partnership Competitive Grant Program, MDE ($541,028) Grant, 2003–2004 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($76,959) Grant, 2003–2004 Title II, B: Mathematics and Science Partnership Program, MDE ($491,581) Grant, 2003–2004 Title II, A(3): Improving Teacher Quality Competitive Grants Program, MDE ($186,140) Grant, 2002–2003 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($314,988) Grant, 2001–2002 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($314,988) Grant, 2000–2001 Mathematics and Science Centers Program, MDE ($319,123) Grant, 2000–2001 Eisenhower Higher Education Professional Development Competitive Grant Program, MDE ($75,000) NSTA National Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 5–9, 2000, presentation on MASER Project NSTA Regional Conference, Detroit, Michigan, October 20–23, 1999, presentation on MASER Project and Generation II Grant, 1999–2000, SVSU Regional M/S Center, MDE ($296,000) Grant, 1999–2000, MASER Project: Eisenhower HE Grant ($145,000) Pre–1999 work available upon request