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Kelly Riedell
Education/Degrees
Teaching/Research Experience
Grants/Awards
Professional Memberships
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EDUCATION/DEGREES
Northern Illinois University
      Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences/minor in Chemistry
      Master of Science- Biological Sciences
Southern Illinois University
      Coursework toward a PhD in Molecular Science
SDSU
      South Dakota Teaching Certificate
        Certified to teach: High School/Middle School
        Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science, Earth/Space Science

GRANTS/AWARDS



Presidential Scholar Teacher Award
       2014    
   

 

1st place team coach 2013 South Dakota Science Olympiad  
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Presidential Scholar Teacher Award          2011    
   
Brookings Register story 

 



2010- $4400 3M Science Grant

 


National Association of Biology Teachers: 
Outstanding Biology Teacher for South Dakota 

       2007-2008     
    

Receiving award in Memphis from
 Ken Miller (coauthor of our textbook!)

    


Brookings High School 
Teacher of the Year
- 2005-2006
 

Presidential Scholar Teacher Award-2014
Presidential Scholar Teacher Award- 2011
3M Science grant - Nov 2010
3M TWIST (Teachers Working in Science and Technology) Teacher-2009
NABT Outstanding Biology Teacher for South Dakota- 2007-2008
Zoology Mini-grant-2005
Special Ed/Cell Bio: Mini-grant - 2004
Teacher of the Year- Flandreau Middle School - 2000-2001
Aerospace Education Foundation Educator Grant - 1996

Professional Memberships
 
     National Science Teachers Association
    National Association of Biology Teachers
    South Dakota Science Teachers Association
    BEA
    SDEA
    NEA
    Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society)

TEACHING/RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    Brookings High School (2002-present)
    Flandreau Public School (1997-2002)
    Graduate Teaching Assistant:
   
     Northern Illinois University- Biology, Cell Physiology, Cell & Tissue Culture
      Southern Illinois University- Chemistry, Embryology, Histology 
    6 years Lab Research Experience:
         animal cell culture, microscopy, radio-labeling, animal dissection, enzyme assays
    Master's Thesis-
    Morphological Differences in Wild-type, Mutant, and Revertant Chinese  
    Hamster Ovary (CHO) Cell Lines: Light Microscope and Scanning Electron 
    Microscope Observations

PROFESSIONIAL DEVELOPMENT/ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK for Renewal:

2015: College Board AP Biology Reader (Kansas City) - 52 CEU

2014: Teacher Candidate Mentorship Practicum -1 CEU
       SLO Training- 1 CEU               
       Catalyst Learning-
Student Designed Labs and Statistics Workshop (40 CEU)

2013: BHS Tech Academy- USF 3 credits
       SmartBoard Integration- USF 1 credit
       Investing in Teachers: Science Academies (12 CEU)

2012: Feb-Dakota Wesleyan EDU599-SDSTA conference
       April-TIE conference-Continuing Ed (7 CEU)
       July-Cherry Creek AP Biology workshop Denver CO (40 CEU)
             Catalyst Learning Genetics workshop Asheville NC (40 CEU)
 
2011: South Dakota Science Teacher Conference
       Behavior and Management (BAM) conference- CEU
       IPAD training

2010: Nov 4-6 National Association of Biology Teachers Conference-Minneapolis
       Basics of 21st Century Teaching and Learning- SDSU
       
2009: Teaching Reading in the Content Area-University of Sioux Falls
        3M TWIST (Teachers Working in Science and Technology) Teacher-2009

2008: National Association of Biology Teachers Conference- Memphis
       Tech Paths (Curriculum mapping)- Dakota State
        Technology in Teaching- Dakota State
        Differentiated Instruction - University of Sioux Falls

2007: Teaching with Tablets- Dakota State University
        WEB CT- Dakota State University
        Motivating Learners- Ed Porthan TCAP workshop

2006: Teaching Advanced Placement Biology-Augsburg University

2005: Webpage Design- Renewal credit
        Integrating Technology into the Classroom- University of Sioux Falls

2003-
    Science on the Move- USD Vermillion
    Biotech Education-SDSU
    INTEL: Teach to the Future- SDSU

2002--
    Experimental Physiology/Gene Explorers-USD

2001-
    SD Science Teachers Workshop- Dakota  Wesleyan University
    Technology Academy- Flandreau/Sinte Gleske University

1999-
  TECH WEB
  Integrating Native American Curriculum - Sinte Gleske University
  Integrating Computers K-12 Teaching/Learning Techniques - Dakota State
  Integrating Native American Curriculum into your classroom-University of Sioux Falls

1998-
  Project ALERT/Project ALERT Plus - Drug Resistance Training
  GLOBE- Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment-Augustana
  Current Trends in Education/Today's Technology- University of Sioux Falls
  TIE Conference

1997-
  Computer Based Science/Math Studies of Global Change-Dakota State University



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