Janet Coffey | Program Officer

Program Officer
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Palo Alto, CA

Janet Coffey, Ph.D., is a program officer at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in Palo Alto, CA. In this position, she is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic agenda for science education, and oversees the science learning portfolio of grants. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was a faculty member in Science Education at University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Education. She has also taught middle school science. She received both her undergraduate degree (Human Biology) and Ph.D. (Science Education) from Stanford University. 

Dr. Coffey joined the BSCS Board of Directors in 2012.