Joan Straumanis

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For international consulting activities, see §International Professional Projects.

Ashby Village, Berkeley, CA, 2015 – present.
A service organization supporting members aging in place.
Outreach (Recruitment) Team, chair.
Management coach for Executive Director and staff.
Professional development workshops for staff and heads of volunteer teams, leader.
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, Chicago, IL, 2010 – present.
Consultant and site reviewer.
Texas A&M University–Kingville, 2016.
Strategic planning workshop for deans, leader.
Notre Dame of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, 2015.
Strategic planning workshop for faculty, leader.
University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2013 – 2015.
Planning and team-building workshops, leader.
Administration, management coach.
Mock accreditation site visit, 2014.
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), 1989 – present.
A national network funded by National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education and private foundations to reform undergraduate science, engineering and mathematics education; now a project of AAC&U.
Management consultant, 2014.
Summer Institute on Institutional Transformation, Keystone, CO, co-organizer, co-leader, July 2000.
Change Agents Roundtable, 1999 – 2000.
Executive Committee, founding member, 1989 – 1991.
W. M. Keck Foundation–Project Kaleidoscope Consultancy: interdisciplinary education, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, 1997.
What Works: Building Natural Science Communities, co-author,  v. 1 (STAMATS Publishing, Cedar Rapids, IA, 1991).
National Academy of Sciences, national conference co-organizer, February 1991.
TIDES competition, reviewer, 2014.
Foundation grants, proposal advisor, 2006 – 2007.
Greater Expectations competition: general education programs, judge, 2000.
Learning Spaces Collaboratory, editor, writer, 2011 – 2013.
National Science Foundation
Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, reviewer, 2011.
Science of Learning Centers program.
Manual for Center Evaluators, author, 2007.
Blue Ribbon Panel, reviewer, consultant, 2006.
Ethics in Graduate Education program, reviewer, 2005.
Teacher Education program, reviewer, 1992 – 1999.
Peer review conferences, proposal and program evaluation, publication management and production, project manager, contract negotiator, 1978 – 1981.
ILO Institute
Fellow, 2005 – 2008.
SRI International
Project evaluator, 1998 – 1999.
Scholastic Magazine
Magic School Bus Science Education Award, national judge, 1998.
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
ChemQuest and IntelliChem software projects, 1997.
University of California, Davis, CA
Davis Honors Challenge, advisory panelist, 1997 – 1998.
Nature and Culture Program, 1995 – 1997.
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO
Continuous Process Improvement Project, evaluator, 1996.
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH

Faculty retreat leader, 1990.

Lilly Curriculum Development Grant, 1989.
Ford Foundation Curriculum Evaluation Grant, 1985.
Stetson University, Deland, FL
Sexual Harassment Policy and Training Workshops, leader, 1987, 1989.
Grants Workshop for Science Faculty, leader, 1988.
Association of Junior Leagues, New York, NY
Campus Alcoholism Project, 1989.
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 1988.
Ohio Program in the Humanities/Ohio Humanities Council, 1975 – 1986.
Women’s Studies Programs

Sangamon State University, Springfield, IL, 1983.

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1980.
Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, 1980.
Proposal Reviewing
Lilly Endowment, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Science Foundation, Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE–U.S. Department of Education), Knight Foundation.