Jeremy V. Ernst

Jeremy Ernst, CLHAS Faculty

Jeremy V. Ernst

Jeremy V. Ernst

Associate Professor


115 War Memorial Hall 
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Office: 540-231-2040


Department Membership

School of Education


  • STEM education students at-risk
  • Teacher learning in STEM education
  • Technology, engineering, and design education
  • Engineering design graphics education

Professional Activities

  • Associate Director, Office of Educational Research and Outreach
  • Fellow, Center for Research in SEAD Education
  • Advisory Board, Qualcomm Thinkabit
  • Advisory Board, VA Space Grant Consortium
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Technology Studies


  • Ed.D.  North Carolina State University
  • M.Ed. North Carolina State University
  • B.S.  Clemson University

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Editor’s Award, Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2015

    Silvius-Wolansky Outstanding Publication Award, Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education, 2013

    Leader to Watch, International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, 2013

    Selected Publications


    Blue, C.N., Branoff, T.J., Brown, J. Brown, R., Buelin, J. et al. (2016). Transforming teaching through implementing inquiry. In J.V. Ernst, A.C. Clark, V.W. DeLuca. Tampa, FL: Acculed Press.


    Ernst, J. V., Glennie, E. & Li, S.  (2017). Performance-based task assessment of higher-order proficiencies in redesigned STEM high schools. Contemporary Issues in Education Research.10(1), 13-32.

    Ernst, J. V., Clark, A. C., & Bowers, S. W.  (2016). Flexible and job-embedded professional development for in-service technology, engineering, and design educators. Journal of Technology Studies. 42(2), 65-74.

    Li, S., Ernst, J. V. & Williams, T.O.  (2015).  Supporting students with disabilities and Limited English Proficiency: STEM educator professional development participation and satisfaction.  International Journal of STEM Education, 2(20), 1-10.

    Ernst, J.V. & Williams, T.O.  (2014).  Technology and engineering education accommodation service profile.  Journal of Technology Education, 26(1), 64-74.

    Sponsored Research

    Kafura, D. (PI), Ernst, J.V., Shaffer, C., Televich, E. & Cennamo, K. (Co-PIs) (2016-2019). IUSE: A Scaffolded Data-Centric Application.  National Science Foundation IUSE Program. Total Award: $594,314.00

    Ernst, J.V. (PI), Bottomley, L.J., Clark, A.C., DeLuca, V.W. &Ferguson, S. (Co-PIs). (2011-2016). Transforming Teaching through Implementing Inquiry.  National Science Foundation DRK-12 Program. Total Award: $1,994,342.00

    Glennie, E. (PI) & Ernst, J.V. (Co-PI). (2011-2016). Re-Designed High Schools for Transformed STEM Learning.  National Science Foundation REESE Program. Institutional Award: $193,415; Total Award: $1,954,066.00