Mark St. John
- Researcher, Evaluator
BIODr. Mark St. John, founder and president of Inverness Research Associates, has a broad background in science and mathematics education at all levels. For over 15 years he has been involved in the evaluation and study of public and private initiatives aimed at improving science and mathematics education.
Dr. St. John and his colleagues at Inverness Research have been involved in many evaluations of reform initiatives in education -- from large scale initiatives undertaken by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Education to the study the impact of National Standards to the evaluation of individual science museum exhibits. They have been involved in studying professional development efforts, curriculum design projects, state systemic reform efforts, and informal science education efforts. In recent years his group has focused on helping design, implement, and evaluate systemic reform efforts which are focused at the state, district, and school level.