Author Profile

Christine Anne Royce | Co-Director of the MAT in STEM Education Program, Shippensburg University

Current Position and Past Experience
Christine Anne Royce, EdD, is a professor at Shippensburg University in the Teacher Education Department. She is one of the founding faculty members and currently the co-director of the MAT in STEM Education program. She is active in professional associations and writes a column titled Teaching Through Tradebooks for Science and Children.

She is currently the President-elect for the National Science Teachers Association.

Prior to joining the Shippensburg faculty in 2002, she taught at all levels from elementary school through high school and served as an Academic Dean at Bishop Hannan High School in Scranton. At Central Middle School in Dover, DE, she taught science and math. Her high school experience had her teaching applied physics at Monroe Country Area Vocational Technical School and Earth Science at Bishop Hannan as well.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Royce earned her BSEd in Elementary Education, with a Minor in Psychology, from Cabrini University in 1990. In 1994, she earned her MA in Curriculum and Instruction from Delaware State University, followed by earning an MS in Administration and Supervision from the University of Scranton in 1995. In 2015, she earned her MBA from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Royce earned her EdD in Science Education from Temple University in 2002.

She has received the Pennsylvania Teacher Educator of the Year Award (2010); the NSTA Fellows Award (2016) and was a Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching while still in the K-12 classroom.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Outside of the normal work day and her involvement in science/STEM education, Christine enjoys travelling, reading historical fiction, and genealogy research. She enjoys playing volleyball and recently started to take ballroom dance lessons. She won’t necessary call herself a golfer, but did take up the sport last year and enjoys it as much as possible.

You can connect with Christine Anne Royce via LinkedIn, and on Twitter @caroyce.