Ann Cavallo, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice Provost
University of Texas at Arlington
Dr. Cavallo directs the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence (CRTLE), is Co-director of UTeach Arlington, and Distinguished University Professor of Science Education at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). She holds secondary school teacher certification in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and General Science, and taught middle and high school science prior to earning her graduate degrees. As CRTLE director, she designs and leads professional development programs for faculty and graduate TAs in all disciplines. Her research investigates high school and college students’ learning processes and progressions, scientific reasoning, self-efficacy, and their acquisition of conceptual understandings of science, particularly through inquiry-based teaching models. Dr. Cavallo has authored over 50 publications, received the UTA Distinguished Record of Research Award, and was named an AAAS Fellow in 2023.
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