Dr. Cleti Cervoni is a professor and the associate dean in the School of Education at Salem State University, where she teaches courses on science methods and qualitative research. She has a three-pronged research agenda grounded in a focus on science education, gender identity, and equity in education. She studies how gender identity and cultural experiences shape and are shaped by students' learning in school. Her work has been published in journals such as Ethos and Gender and Education.
Dr. Cervoni is a former high school biology teacher, naturalist, and environmental educator. As an educational consultant, she is a much sought after public speaker on science education. She received a Fulbright Research Fellowship with Cardiff University in Wales UK (2008) and an Earthwatch fellowship for study of bird life in the Pantanal, Brazil (2004), and was named Massachusetts Science Teacher of the Year. She has published guides to schoolyard and backyard science and edited teaching resources on studying endangered species and vernal pools in Massachusetts.
BA in Biology, Salem State College
M.Ed., University of New Hampshire
C.A.S. and Ed.D., Harvard University.