Shelley A Lee

Teaching, Learning and Leadership
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 123D Jarvis Hall-Science Wing
Phone: 715-232-5519

Brief Biography

Shelley Lee lives near Ridgeland on a farm. She and her husband have 2 dogs, one is a therapy dog and the other is beginning her training.

Teaching Interests: STEM and STEM education, teacher professional development, science and science education

Research Interests: STEM education

Professional Interests: Working with teacher and students

Office Hours

Day Time
Tu We 10:00 - 1:00


    • MS Science/STEM Education
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, United States, 2009

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • , University of Wisconsin-Stout
        STEM Outreach
        July 2014 -
      • , University of Wisconsin – Stout
        Curricular Integration of STEM
        January 2011 -


      • Department of Public Instruction
        Science Education Consultant
        May 1996 - July 2014

    Academic - P-12

      • Ninth grade science teacher
        1974 - 1996

Intellectual Contributions

    Selected Publications

    • Lee, S. A. Grade Level Foundations in Science (Selected Publications ). Wisconsin Department of public Instruction, Madison, WI.
    • Lee, S. A. Curriculum Planning in Science (Selected Publications ). Wisconsin Department of public Instruction, Madison, WI.

    Journal Article

    • Lee, S. A. (1998). Wisconsin’s Model Academic Standards. Science, DPI..

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research


    • Schultz, F. S., Hines, E., Lee, S. A., & Lee, L. Using children's literacy in teaching science. Sponsored by Wisconsin Elementary and Secondary Education Act , $300000 (Funded).
    • Stricker, D., Bard, G. V., Bomar, C., Lee, S. A., & Schultz, F. S. 2014) STEM Education in a Digital World: Apps in the Classroom, a Wisconsin Improving Teacher Quality grant.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Distinguished Service to Science Education, National Science Teachers Association (April 15, 2002)


    • President National Science Teachers Association, National Science Teachers Association (January 1, 1995)

Professional Memberships

  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)



    • Council of State Science Supervisors, National Science Education Leadership Association (1995 - 2014)
    • Chairperson, National Science Teacher Association (1999 - 2002)
    • Chairperson for the Science Education for the 21st , National Science Teacher Association (2000)
    • Officer, President/Elect/Past, National Science Teacher Association (1995 - 1996)


    • Chairperson, Ridgeland Library Board of Directors (January 15,2015 - Present)