Alice Fu

Roles at NAAEE:

ee360 Partner

Stanford University

Alice Fu manages Stanford's work on the ee360 project, a US EPA-funded initiative that focuses on innovative approaches to connecting environmental research with practice and policy. Previously, Alice worked with SK Partners, LLC, an education consulting group based in Menlo Park, CA. There, she managed a project on high-quality assessments and evaluations in informal science education, funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. She completed her Ph.D. in science education at Stanford's Graduate School of Education. For her dissertation research, Alice conducted multiple case studies of how educators at informal science institutions design and develop field trip programs for schools; she used a model of knowledge-brokering to explore the types of knowledge and resources the educators use in their work. Previously, Alice worked at WestEd as Science Specialist on the development of the science framework and test specifications for the 2009 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Alice has a Bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford. Her research interests include assessment, informal science and environmental education, and relationships between schools and informal science institutions.