Distinguished Service Award


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, TLQP Project, Daemen College
  • 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
  • Bruce Donn, Teacher, Kenmore East High School (Retired)
  • Dr. Rodney Doran, professor of Science Education, University at Buffalo (Retired)
  • Debra Kieliszek, Science Teacher, Cleveland Hill High School
  • Dr. Kenneth Licata, Williamsville South High School (Retired)
  • Kelly Mergler, Science Teacher, Cleveland Hill High School
  • Donald Pearce, University at Buffalo School of Medicine
  • Paul T. Ruda, Cleveland Hill Schools (Retired)
  • Cathy Zawodzinski, Administrative Assistant, TLQP, Daemen College