Daniel J. Heck, Vice President of Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI), received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and History and a Master’s Degree in Education from Wake Forest University, and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a specialization in Educational Psychology, Quantitative and Evaluative Research Methodologies.
Dr. Heck is currently PI of Peers Engaged as Resources for Learning Mathematics; All Included in Mathematics – Expansion and Dissemination; Mathematics Immersion for Secondary Teachers at Scale; and Principles and Resources for Integrating Computational Thinking into High School Science Courses, and Co-PI of The 2018 National Survey of Science and Mathematics +. He also directs external evaluations of several mathematics, science, and computing education research projects. Dr. Heck was previously PI of Mathematics Record Keeping Supports Cognition and Communication and Development of a Research Agenda for Understanding the Influence of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics, and Co-PI of Fostering Mathematics Success for English Language Learners and All Included in Mathematics. Based on his work, Dr. Heck is an author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and reports for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers; and editor of a book detailing research approaches for studying the enacted mathematics curriculum. He served from 2009 to 2012 on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Committee.
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