Northeastern Research

STEMReach students hosting a training

It is a privilege to get to practice at Tesla STEM High School and do research at the same place with students and former students. For adult alumni, you have been directed to this website. Will you complete the survey below? (please see the unsigned consent before completing)

If you feel able to participate in my research,
click here for the anonymous survey.

I am including the unsigned consent form that has been pre-approved from our Northeastern IRB.

Northeastern University, Department of: Education

Name of Investigator(s): Principal Investigator, Dr. Cherese Childers-McKee, Student Researcher, Melissa Wrenchey, student researcher

Title of Project: Scaling STEMReach Outreach (alumni)

Request to Participate in Research

We would like to invite you to participate in a web-based online survey. The survey is part of a research study whose purpose is to understand the context of our STEMReach program as it fits within a larger community.  This survey should take about 15 minutes to complete.

I am asking you to participate in this study because you are an alumnus at Tesla STEM High School. You must be at least 18 years old to take this survey.

The decision to participate in this research project is voluntary. You do not have to participate, and you can refuse to answer any question. Even if you begin the web-based online survey, you can stop at any time.

There are no foreseeable risks or discomforts to you for taking part in this study.

There are no direct benefits to you from participating in this study. However, your responses may help us learn more about how we can replicate the work of experiential learning.

You will not be paid for your participation in this study.

Your part in this study is anonymous to the researcher(s). However, because of the nature of web based surveys, it is possible that respondents could be identified by the IP address or other electronic record associated with the response. Neither the researcher nor anyone involved with this survey will be capturing those data. Any reports or publications based on this research will use only group data and will not identify you or any individual as being affiliated with this project.

If you have any questions regarding electronic privacy, please feel free to contact Mark Nardone, NU’s Director of Information Security via phone at 617-373-7901, or via email at

If you have any questions about this study, please feel free to contact Melissa Wrenchey,, the person mainly responsible for the research. You can also contact Dr. Cherese Childers-McKee, , the Principal Investigator.

If you have any questions regarding your rights as a research participant, pleasecontact Nan C. Regina, Director, Human Subject Research Protection, Mail Stop: 560-177, 360 Huntington Avenue, Northeastern University, Boston, MA  02115. Tel:  617.373.4588, Email: You may call anonymously if you wish.

This study has been reviewed and approved by the Northeastern University Institutional Review Board (# CPS19-04-19).

By clicking on the “accept” button below you are indicating that you consent to participate in this study. Please print out a copy of this consent form for your records.

Thank you for your time.

Melissa Wrenchey,

Northeastern College of Professional Studies, Doctoral Student,

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