Lessons Learned from the Long-term Investment in the TEAMS Collaborative

December 1st, 2008 | EVALUATION

The TEAMS Collaborative received three separate rounds of funding from the National Science Foundation; Inverness Research served as the external evaluator to the project for all three rounds of funding. This summative report details the return on NSF's long-term investment in the TEAMS Collaborative. It outlines the overall contributions of the project to participating museums, individual staff at those museums, and to the larger field of informal science education institutions. It also summarizes the ways in which the TEAMS Collaborative was able to effectively capitalize on NSF's investment.



Team Members

Inverness Research, Evaluator
Montshire Museum of Science, Contributor
Mark St. John, Contributor, Inverness Research
Becky Carroll, Contributor, Inverness Research
Jen Helms, Contributor
Dawn Robles, Contributor, Inverness Research
Lynn Stelmah, Contributor, Inverness Research


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: AISL
Award Number: 0407058
Funding Amount: 2299225

Related URLs

TEAMS III - Small Museum Exhibit Collaborative


Audience: Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Summative
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Parks | Outdoor | Garden Exhibits | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Resource Centers and Networks