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Virginia Lemkuhl-Dakhwe

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Bio


Virginia Lehmkuhl-Dakhwe PhD is the University STEM Education Officer at San Jose State University and brings extensive experience offering professional learning opportunities in interdisciplinary science, computer programming and computational thinking (CT). She developed and co-implements Fellowship and PL programs for 4th-12th grade teachers in integrating CT across content areas. She co-authored a “CS Principles” document for a major local museum and has taught graduate Science Education courses focused on Research Practice Partnership models and integrated CT. She also has extensive experience in developing coursework for and teaching introductory computer programming and CT for students not majoring in computer science. Dr. Lehmkuhl-Dakhwe has recently coordinated a number of training sessions and workshops focused on culturally responsive teaching, cultural humility, and asset-based program design and implementation. Additionally, she has engaged in training focused on asset-based program development and has 6 years of experience supervising university students in programs designed to celebrate students’ cultural capital.

Session Information


Supporting the Implementation of UDL in Secondary Science: Supporting Students to take Climate Action (Asynchronous)