Janis Slater, M.Ed.

Phase III Science Coordinator

Janis Slater

“The best thing about working at the K20 Center is the opportunity to utilize the research principles that I am learning in my graduate program.  It has truly enriched my experience as a graduate student and turned my education into an authentic learning experience.”

About Janis Slater

Slater serves the K20 GEAR UP for the PROMISE program by working with science teachers in Oklahoma City Schools to help them provide quality, authentic instruction so their students may pursue educational opportunities beyond high school graduation. Prior to joining the GEAR UP team, Slater worked for 10 years as a medical technologist, decided to become a middle school science teacher, and taught for 11 years. She is the mother of two adult children and currently pursuing a Ph.D. In her spare time, Slater enjoys visiting Washington D.C., hiking through national parks and shopping.

Skills & Expertise

OU Norman, OK                  Ph.D. 2014               Educational Psychology
OU Norman, OK                  M. Ed. 2008             Educational Psychology
University of Arizona         B.S. 1977                  Microbiology

Janis's Program Affiliations