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Tyler S. Love, Ph.D.
tslove@umes.edu

Dr. Love is the assistant professor and coordinator of Technology and Engineering Education at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) in Princess Anne, MD. He received his doctorate in curriculum and instruction, with a concentration in Integrative STEM Education from Virginia Tech in 2015.  Additionally, he earned a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, and graduate certificates in Integrative STEM Education and Higher Education Administration from Virginia Tech.  His bachelor’s degree is in technology education from UMES.

Upon graduation from UMES, he taught technology education in the Maryland Public School System, and served as the Vice President of Student Affairs for the Technology and Engineering Educators Association of Maryland (TEEAM).  He has served as an assessment item writer for the ITEEA, and participated in the ITEEA’s Engineering by Design (EbD) professional development. Tyler has presented at numerous conferences and published several journal articles regarding tort law, liability, and safer practices within science, technology, and engineering education laboratories.

Kenneth Roy, Ph.D.
Royk@glastonburyus.org

Dr. Kenneth Russell Roy has been a science educator, K-12 administrator, and safety compliance officer for more than 44 years.  In addition, he has a large number of experiences as an author and editor, with more than 300 published articles and 8 books dealing with laboratory safety.  He has served in numerous leadership positions for state, national, and international science educations organizations.  He currently serves as the Director of Environmental Health and Safety for Glastonbury Public Schools (Glastonbury, CT).  Dr. Roy is also an independent safety compliance consultant and advisor working for professional organizations, school districts, magnet schools, insurance companies, textbook publishers, state departments of education and other organizations dealing with safety and science/technology education issues.   He specializes in working with science and technology education departments in K-12 schools relative to laboratory safety compliance issues; e.g. site designs, MOCK-OSHA inspections for existing facilities, safety plan development, employee safety training, etc.

Dr. Roy earned a bachelor’s degree in science in 1968 and a master’s degree in 1974, both from Central Connecticut State University, and doctorate in 1985 from the University of Connecticut.  In addition, he received a diploma in professional education from the University of Connecticut in 1981 and has a Certificate of Instruction as an authorized OSHA instructor from the Keene State College OSHA Extension School. 

Dr. Roy is a past chairperson of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Science Safety Advisory Board and also the NSTA Science Safety Compliance Consultant, serving as NSTA’s liaison to the board.  He is an NSTA author and safety columnist.   


 

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