Presenters

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Presenters list

Jason Painter
Director
The Science House at North Carolina State University
Jonathan Lindsey
Glaxo Distinguished University Professor in Chemistry
North Carolina State University
Rachael Polmanteer
8th Grade Science Teacher
River Bend Middle School
Victoria Akin
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics
Duke University
Vernal Alford
Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
North Carolina A&T State University
Willow Alston-Socha
District Science Specialist
Durham Public Schools
Leigh Apple
High School Science Teacher
Martin County Schools
Nina Arshavsky
Senior Research Specialist
SERVE Center
Catherine E. Barrett
Associate Professor of ELA
Fayetteville State University
Regina Barrier
Outreach Director
Northwest Office of The Science House
North Carolina State University
Angelia Bass
STEAM Lab Teacher
Harrells Christian Academy
Aron Bechiom
UAS Lab Manager
Elizabeth City State University
L. Tony Beck
Program Officer
Center for Research Capacity Building
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Courtney Behrle
Central Region Engagement Coordinator
BioNetwork
Michelle Benigno
Director
Mountain Office of The Science House
North Carolina State University
Carla Billups
Elementary STEM Coach
Buncombe County Schools
Dearing Blankmann
Graduate Student
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Joann Blumenfeld
Catalyst Program Director
The Science House
North Carolina State University
Phaedra Boinodiris
Member, IBM Academy of Technology
Blockchain, Games, Watson, Design
IBM
Danielle Boulden
Researcher
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
Phil Boyte
Founder
Learning For Living, Inc.
Patricia Bricker
Associate Dean, College of Education & Allied Professions
Western Carolina University
Leah Bug
Executive Director
North Carolina Science Fair Foundation
Todd Campbell
Education Consultant
RTI International
Kelsey Canovai
Program Manager
Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Heidi Carlone
Hooks Distinguished Professor of STEM Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Jason Carter
Science Teacher and Fulbright Ambassador
Evergreen Community Charter School
Mark Case
Science Teacher
Committee Member
North Carolina Science Leadership Association
Cheryl Chauncey
Instructional Technology Facilitator
North Rowan High School
Ang Chen
Professor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Edna Chirico
Executive Director
Out Teach
Teika Clavell
Educator on Loan
Technology Integration Consultant
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Roger Conner
Coalition for the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS)
Christy Cook
English Teacher
Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy
Evan Cooper
Play Coordinator - Explore Experiment
Marbles Kids Museum
Mary Costello
Fourth Grade Teacher
New Hanover County Schools
Stacy Costello
Educational Consultant
RTI International
Lenora Crabtree
Doctoral Candidate and Instructor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Stephanie Creech
Science Teacher
Overhills High School
Amanda Crews
Math Teacher
Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy
Judy Day
Director
North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair
Shirley Disseler
Associate Professor
Elementary and Middle Grades Education
High Point University
Carole Drummond-Johnson
Art Teacher
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Anqi Deng
Doctoral Student
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Cindy Dey
Science Facilitator
Lake Wiley Elementary School/Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Melani Duffrin
Professor of Health Sciences
Northern Illinois University
Marlean Duncan
5th Grade Science Teacher
Pleasant Gardens Elementary
Benedict Dyson
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Jeffrey Edwards
STEM Coordinator
Surry County Schools
Peter Eley
Associate Professor of Mathematics Education
Fayetteville State University
Michelle Ellis
Science Teacher
Hunter Huss High School
Melissa Featz
Instructor
Western Carolina University
Daria Fedrick
High School Business Teacher
Lee County Schools
Pamella Ferris
STEM Coordinator
Pitt County Schools
Jonathan Frederick
Director
North Carolina Science Festival
Lynn Freeman
Fourth Grade Teacher
Pleasant Gardens Elementary
Heather Fulbright
Instructional Technology Facilitator
Catawba County Schools
Wendy Fusco
Digital Learning Facilitator
Buncombe County Schools
Howard Ginsburg
STEM Consultant
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
David Glenn
STEM Specialist
New Hanover County Schools
Eric Grebing
Research and Evaluation Specialist
SERVE Center
Sarah Green
Lead Scientist
Science Fun for Everyone!
Todd Guentensberger
Executive Director
Center for Inquiry-Based Learning
Dana Haine
K-12 Science Education Manager, Institute for the Environment
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jessica Harris
Doctoral Student
Northeastern University
Jenna Hartley
ORISE Participant
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Elise Hickman
Doctoral Student, Curriculum in Toxicology & Environmental Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stan Hill
Director
Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Marie Hopper
President
FIRST North Carolina
Jennifer Houchins
Research Assistant
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
Sam Houston
President & CEO
North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center
Jessie Howington
Lead Environmental Science Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Lindsey Hubbard
Research Assistant
College of Education
North Carolina State University
Stelle Jackman-Ryan
Graduate Student Services Assistant - Professional Development
North Carolina State University
Amber Kendall
Coordinator for Teacher Partnerships
The Engineering Place
North Carolina State University
Sue Kezios
Director of Youth Programs
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Dennis Kubasko
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Craig Kwiatkowski
Program Director
Science Fun for Everyone!
Hollylynne Lee
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education
North Carolina State University
Matthew Lococo
Seventh Grade Teacher
Greene County Middle School
Thomas Loftin
STEM Lab Facilitator
Greene County Middle School
Stacy Lovdahl
Educator on Loan
Digital Teaching and Learning Division
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Ashley Luersman
STEM Teacher
Aberdeen Primary School
Nancy Luke
Associate Professor
Western Carolina University
Alec Macaulay
Manager of School Partnerships
Out Teach
Erik MacIntosh
Programs Manager
North Carolina Science Festival
Christine Martin
Public Relations Manager
Science Fun for Everyone!
Katy May
Co-Director, Community Engagement Core
Center for Human Health and the Environment
North Carolina State University
Shana McAlexander
Program Manager
Sustainable Bioproducts & Bioenergy Program
North Carolina State University
Judith McDonald
Associate Professor
Belmont Abbey College
Frank McKay
Education Consultant
RTI International
De McKenzie
Education Consultant
RTI International
Alison Mercier
Doctoral Student
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ashley Meredith
Program Coordinator
Durham Hub Farm
Jasmina Mesic
Nutrition Student
Northern Illinois University
Manley Midget
Adjunct Professor
Meredith College
Carol Moore
Director
STEM West
Jamie Mosley
7th Grade Science and Social Studies Teacher
Sam Gentry Middle School/Surry County Schools
Emily Nelson
Secondary Science Teacher
Greene County Schools
Susan Newman
STEM Specialist
Hendersonville Elementary School
Arlan Peters
Head of Sustainability
Novozymes North America
Kelly Pipes
Science/CTE Teacher
FFA Advisor
Wilkes Early College High School
Tamara Poles
Community Engagement Specialist
North Carolina Science Festival
Rachael Polmanteer
River Bend Middle School
Kuldeep Rawat
Dean of Science, Mathematics and Technology
Director, Aviation Science Program
Elizabeth City State University
Lisa Rhoades
Senior Program Associate
North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center
Sonyia Richardson
Clinical Associate Professor and Director
Bachelor's of Social Work Program
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Melaine Rickard
Teacher
Alamance Burlington Schools
Fritz Robinett
STEM Coordinator
Pitt County Schools
Carrie Robledo
Digital Integration Facilitator
Moore County Schools
Eric Saliim
FAB Lab Director
North Carolina Central University
Kimberly Sanders
Kindergarten Teacher
South Macon Elementary
Valerie Sellars
STEM Specialist
Graham High School
Sophia Santillan
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences
Duke University
Patricia Shaffer
Math Teacher
Overhills High School
Meetal Shah
Postdoctoral Researcher
North Carolina State University
Pat Shane
Treasurer
North Carolina Science Leadership Association
Sanjana Sharma
Biology and Earth/ Environmental Teacher
Knightdale High School
Ashley Shiosakay
Teacher
Greene County Schools
Dennis W. Shore
Science Specialist
Fuller GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary School
Kimberly Smith Burton
Professor of Mathematics Education
Fayetteville State University
Michele Smoot
Director, Ag in the Classroom
North Carolina Farm Bureau
Jennifer Stalls
Sixth Grade Science Teacher
Greene County Middle School
Rebecca Stanley
Education Consultant
RTI International
Katie Stember
Associate Director of Life Science Economic Development
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Kerry Stewart
Principal
Hendersonville Elementary School
Monica Strada
Environmental Science and Chemistry Teacher
Research Triangle High School
April Summey
AIG Teacher
Hendersonville Elementary School
David Sybert
K-12 Education Specialist
UNC Coastal Studies Institute
Amy Taylor
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Ana Marie Topliceanu
Earth/Environmental and Physical Science Teacher
Vance County Early College
Linda Tugurian
District Science Specialist
Durham Public Schools
Lauren Valentino
Sociologist
Duke University
Patricia Velasco
Science Lead Teacher and Science Chairperson
Wayne County Public Schools
Meagan Walters
STEM Math Teacher
Greene County Middle School
Lauren Weaver
Teacher
Catawba County Schools
Rachel Welty
Teacher
Kristin White
STEM Science Teacher
Greene Central High School
Stanley White
STEM History Teacher
Greene County Middle School
Brian Whitson
Design Thinking/Challenge Based Learning Instructor
North Rowan High School
Alisa Wickliff
Associate Director
Center for STEM Education
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Eric Wiebe
Professor, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
North Carolina State University
Suzanne Wilkison
President
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research
Kevin Williams
CTE Teacher
Overhills High School
Marcia Williams
Director, Special Academic Programs
College of Engineering
North Carolina A&T State University
Heather Willoughby
Program Assistant
Ag in the Classroom
North Carolina Farm Bureau
Jessica Wilt
Sixth Grade Science Teacher
Greene County Middle School
Cindy Winters
PBL/STEM Coach
Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy