Teaching Is Problem Solving

Amanda Tazaz is an Associate in Research at the Learning Systems Institute (LSI) at Florida State University. She has been with LSI since January of 2013. Previously she served as a graduate assistant at LSI from October of 2011. Dr. Tazaz earned her Ph. D. in Biogeochemical Oceanography from Florida State University in 2013, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Applied Economics (2018). She holds Bachelors degrees in both Economics and Marine Biology.

Dr. Tazaz serves as the Project Director for both the Replicating the CGI Experience in Diverse Environments and the FCR-STEMLearn: Foundations for Success in STEM randomized control trials, where her primary role is to support the overall program implementation and evaluation. She also serves as the fidelity of implementation developer on the Replicating the CGI Experience in Diverse Environments RCT study, where her primary role is to develop and validate a fidelity of implementation measure for CGI PD workshops.

In her free time, Dr. Tazaz is an avid runner, gardener, and environmentalist.


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Dr. Robert Schoen, associate director of the Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (FCR-STEM) at Florida State University is the founder and director of TiPS. He may be reached by e-mail at rschoen@lsi.fsu.edu.