Jim Manley

BS: Arizona State University
MA: Northern Arizona University
EdD: Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary)

Areas of teaching

Certified teacher for K-8. I have taught 1st through 8th at one time or another these last 24 years. At NAU I've instructed ECI 306, ECI307, ECI321. I've facilitated three cohort programs.

Research interests

How do children construct science knowledge? How do I prepare teacher candidates to be successful in the real world of the elementary classroom?

Professional/Honorary affiliations

  • Society of Past President Awardees (SEPA)
  • Teacher of the Year Association (Past TOY's across the country)
  • Milken Educator
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Arizona Science Teachers Association (Board Member)

Current projects

  • On the Road To College program
  • The Flagstaff Community Science Fair
  • Sim Class (A simulated class experience for ECI 321)
  • School Board Member for community charter school
  • The Ideal Community Middle School (define and planning)
  • The Arizona Teachers Forum (president)
  • Inquiry across Flagstaff (sponsoring field trips for area classrooms and CEE students)