Dr. Martha Day
SKyTeach Education Co-Director & GSKyTeach Executive Director
Martha M. Day is Assistant Professor of Science Education at Western Kentucky University. She serves as Executive Director of GSKyTeach and Co-Director of SKyTeach, programs that are part of a national initiative led by the National Mathematics and Science Initiative to improve teacher quality in the STEM disciplines. Dr. Day is a frequent presenter at national conferences on topics related to inquiry based instruction, project based learning, increasing cognitive complexity in assessments, and content area literacy. She also trains school leaders and teachers in mentoring and coaching beginning teachers. Dr. Day has fifteen years of K-12 teaching and administrative experience in urban school settings. Her current research and writing focuses on 5E inquiry science activities for the science classroom.