STELAR Webinar: Effective Dissemination Plans – Success Strategies for Projects and Proposals


Attendees learned how to develop highly effective dissemination plans from seasoned PIs in ITEST and other NSF programs. 

Presenters shared how they are disseminating project findings and outcomes, as well as how they are leveraging technology for their dissemination activities.  In addition, presenters highlighted both traditional and non-traditional avenues being used to reach target audiences.  Finally, presenters discussed lessons learned and success measures related to their respective dissemination experiences.

Presenters include:

  • Marta Biarnes, Living Lab (Program: AISL) - Living Laboratory® (developed at the Museum of Science, Boston in 2005) is a new model for partnerships between museums and cognitive scientists, bringing cognitive scientists to museums, where they conduct active research studies with museum visitors as their subjects.
  • Irene LeeProject GUTS (Program: Multiple) - Project GUTS -- Growing Up Thinking Scientifically -- is a summer and after-school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program for middle school students based in Santa Fe, New Mexico and serving New Mexico.
  • Ashley Lewis PresserNext Generation Preschool Math (Program: DRK-12) - The Next Generation Preschool Math project is developing and evaluating apps, teachers’ guides, and tools for tracking young children’s progress on the path to enjoying and excelling in mathematics.
  • David Reider, presented on lessons learned about the scale-up process through three ITEST Scale Up projects: CompuGirls, ITSI-SU, and GRACE.



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Informal Learning and Afterschool
Partnerships and Collaboration
STEM Career Opportunities and Workforce Development
Sustainability and Scale-Up