National Science Teaching Association
  • NSTA Distinguished Service to Science Education Award, 2020 Learn More

American Educational Research Association

  • Division K Innovations in Research on Equity and Social Justice in Teacher Education Award, 2019
  • Distinguished Career Contribution Award from the Committee for Scholars of Color in Education, 2013

Korean-American Educational Researchers Association

  • Inaugural Distinguished Researcher Award, 2019

RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

  • 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020


American Educational Research Association

  • Member-at-Large, Washington, D.C.

Center for Applied Linguistics

  • Board of Trustees, Washington, D.C.

National Science Foundation

  • Chair, Committee of Visitors to review the portfolio of the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings
  • Advisory Committee for the Directorate of Education and Human Resources

New York State Boards of Cooperative Education Services

  • Conference Planning Committee, Albany

New York State Education Department

  • Science Content Advisory Panel, Albany