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Knowledge Without Borders™ Scholarships

Any consulting fees from our work go into the Knowledge Without Borders™ Fund.  We use monies from the Fund to support creative and innovative people.  We have established the Knowledge Without Borders™ Scholarship to support study abroad travel and research activities of first generation college students.  Scholarship applications are by invitation only.

Global Stories of Creativity and Innovation

We explore ideas and innovations of people in places throughout the world, who lived in the past and the present, to understand and apply multiple forms of human creativity to enhance education, entrepreneurship, and philanthropy.  Share your stories with us.

New Approaches to Program Design, Analyses and Evaluation

We specialize in process evaluations with diachronic and organizational analyses, recommending research-based solutions, lessons learned from other disciplinary domains and innovative approaches to leverage resources and talent while taking into account fiscal realities.  Here are some examples of projects:

Strategic Plans: Delaware Science Coalition, Delaware State Department of Education, Dover, DE, 2013; Smithsonian National Science Resources Center, now Smithsonian Science Education Center, Washington, DC, 2010.

Research and Evaluation Projects: Pathways to Participation for Preservice Teachers (Princeton, NJ: edWeb.net, 2014); An Evaluation of the Delaware Science Coalition, 1991-2013: Creation, Evolution, Decline and Renewal (Dover: Delaware Department of Education and Wilmington: Delaware Foundation for Science and Math Education, Wilmington, DC, 2013); 21st Century Science Resources: Comprehensive Guide on Materials Support Centers (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2012); The National Science Resources Center Leadership Assistance for Science Education Reform Model: A Systemic and Sustainable Approach for Achieving High Standards in Science Education, Evaluation Reports (quarterly and annual) for U.S. Department of Education Investment in Innovation (i3) Grant (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2011-2012); Evaluation of International Science Education Leadership Development and Strategic Planning Institute (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2010); ReXSearch: An Educational Journey: Evaluation of a High School Curriculum on the Research and Development of a Pharmaceutical Drug: Iowa Case Study (Washington, DC: PhRMA Pharmaceutical and Manufacturers of America Trade Association and Foundation, 2009); ReXSearch: An Educational Journey: Evaluation of New Jersey Science Institute (Princeton, NJ:  2008); ReXSearch: An Educational Journey: Evaluation of Iowa Science Institute (Iowa City and Fort Dodge, IA: 2008).

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