PI Brian Foley is a Professor of Secondary Education at California State University Northridge (CSUN) focusing on science teaching and educational technology. He directs the CSUN Educational Technology Masters Program and is CoPI on the CSUN Science Learning Collaboratory (CSLC). His research looks at gaming and game building for science learning and computational thinking and applications of collaborative technology in science classes. Foley studies approaches for effective teacher professional development on the use of technology. Previous research investigated how technology can play a key role in developing students’ identities as academics and for future careers. Foley recently led the effort to identify outstanding teachers during the 2020 COVID19 Pandemic (OPT Awards).