SkyTeach Faculty & Staff
- Professor, SKyTeach Education Co-Director
Martha M. Day is Associate Professor of Science Education at Western Kentucky University. She serves as Co-Director of SKyTeach and Immediate Past President of the UTeach STEM Educators Association, 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.