Distinguished Service Award

2019: Helen Domske

2018: Leonard Weiss

2017: Dr. Joe Nickell

2016: Dr. Jennifer Zirnheld

2015: Dr. Ted Yeshion

2014: Dr. Wayne Gall

2013: Dr. James Jensen

2012: Robert McClellan

2011: Janice Camplin


Niagara Frontier Science Supervisors Association

Western Section of the Science Teachers Association of New York State

University at Buffalo
College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate School of Education
Instructional Technology Services
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Great Lakes Program

New York Sea Grant

COSEE Great Lakes (Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence)

Science Exploration Day Committee

The following individuals have generously volunteered their time and efforts to make SED a reality:

  • Dr. Jeff Arnold, Director, WNY STEM Hub
  • John Arnold, Artist and educator
  • Joseph Cozzarin, Buffalo City Honors School (Retired)
  • Helen Domske, Associate Director, Great Lakes Program, UB, Sr. Extension Associate, NY Sea Grant, COSEE Great Lakes
  • Dr. Rodney Doran, Professor of Science Education, University at Buffalo (Retired)
  • Barbara Jeziorski, Williamsville South High School (Retired)
  • Dr. Kenneth Licata, Williamsville South High School (Retired)
  • Donald Peace, University at Buffalo School of Mediicine (Retired)
  • Paul T. Ruda, Cleveland Hill Schools (Retired)
  • Catherine Sedota, Daemen College
  • Dr. Sandra Small, Science Education Manager, University at Buffalo
  • Dr. Noemi Waight, Professor of Science Education, University at Buffalo
  • Gail Zichittella, Teacher, Cheektowaga Central Schools (Retired)