American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Interim Chair, Section Q Education Steering Group
American Educational Research Association
- Member-at-Large, Washington, D.C.
Center for Applied Linguistics
- Board of Trustees, Washington, D.C.
National Association for Research in Science Teaching
- Distinguished Contribution to Science Education Research Award committee
National Science Foundation
- Chair, Committee of Visitors to review the portfolio of the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings
- Search Advisory Committee for the Assistant Director for Education and Human Resources
- 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