W. Barry Roth, Ed.D.
Dr. Roth is an Associate Professor of Practice and Co-Director of the Teach Arizona master’s degree teacher preparation program in the department of Teaching Learning and Sociocultural Studies at The University of Arizona. A former state and nationally recognized high school biology and chemistry teacher and school district science curriculum coordinator, he has extensive experience with using research-based and inquiry-based science pedagogy and with implementation of programs for education of both pre-service and practicing science teachers that include both science content and pedagogical components. He was a key player in writing the AZ Science Standard and is active in the Arizona Science Educational Leaders Association, a statewide network of leaders in science education. He has served as liaison between higher education and K-12 districts on a number of federal, state and local grants. He is active in United States Master’s Swimming and is an ardent supporter and volunteer official for the University of Arizona Swimming and Diving Team.