Michelle Ann Fleming, Ph.D.

Teacher Education
Associate Professor and Director of Elementary Education (EED) Program
Millett Hall 483, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Michelle Fleming's main focus in teaching, service, and research is elementary science education at Wright State University. With a passion for outdoor learning, she has been involved in school garden projects across a variety of districts and public schools. Fleming has a deep interest in cultural, social, and gender issues around equity and access of students in STEM education. Her current research focuses on a democratic framework that incorporates STEM practices in school learning gardens and STEM learning communities.  

Education History

Post-doctoral Associate/Lecturer; 2007-2008; joint position in the Departments of Educational Psychology and Curriculum & Instruction; College of Education and Human Development; University of Minnesota

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum & Instruction: STEM Education; 2007; University of Minnesota

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Elementary Education; 2001; University of Minnesota

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Education; 1998; University of Minnesota


Courses I teach include:

EED 1000 Pre-Professional Seminar P-5

EED 4100 Science Methods P-5

EED 4400 Assessment Methods P-5

EED 4800 Professional Seminar P-5


Professional Affiliations/Memberships

Science Education Council of Ohio (SECO)

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Association for Science Teacher Educator (ASTE)

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