Presenters

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Presenters list

Victoria Akin
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics
Duke University
Vernal Alford
Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
North Carolina A&T State University
Megan Alvord
2019-20 Fellow
Kenan Fellows
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
Shera Atwa
Teacher
Wellcome Middle School
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
Kelly Beavers
Teacher
Caldwell County Schools
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
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
Mark Case
Science Teacher
Committee Member
North Carolina Science Leadership Association
Cheryl Chauncey
Instructional Technology Facilitator
North Rowan Middle School
Ang Chen
Professor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Edna Chirico
Executive Director
Out Teach
Kayla Clark
Science Education Outreach Coordinator & Program Administrator
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Campbell University
Roger Conner
Coalition for the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS)
Christy Cook
English Teacher
Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy
Caren Cooper
Associate Professor,
Department of Forestyry and Environmental Resources
North Carolina State University
Evan Cooper
Play Coordinator - Explore Experiment
Marbles Kids Museum
Marcia Cornett
Teacher
Caldwell County Schools
Mary Costello
Fourth Grade Teacher
New Hanover County Schools
Lenora Crabtree
Doctoral Candidate and Instructor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Amanda Crews
Math Teacher
Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy
Cindy Dey
Science Facilitator
Lake Wiley Elementary School/Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Shirley Disseler
Associate Professor
Elementary and Middle Grades Education
High Point University
Anqi Deng
Doctoral Student
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Paul Domenico
Director, Curriculum Enhancement Programs
Wake County Public School System
Carole Drummond-Johnson
Art Teacher
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Melani Duffrin
Professor of Health Sciences
Northern Illinois University
Marlean Duncan
5th Grade Science Teacher
Pleasant Gardens Elementary
Rob Dunn
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
Department of Applied Ecology
North Carolina State University
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
Greg Eyman
Teacher
Wake County Public School System
Maria Fadiman
Associate Professor of Geosciences
National Geographic Emerging Explorer
Florida Atlantic University
Daria Fedrick
High School Business Teacher
2018-19 Kenan Fellow
Lee County Schools
Pamella Ferris
STEM Coordinator
Pitt County Schools
Whitney Fliehman
Assistant Principal
Graham High School
Jessie Francese
8th Grade Teacher
The Exploris Middle School
Catherine Frazier
Science After School Educator
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Lynn Freeman
Fourth Grade Teacher
Pleasant Gardens Elementary
Heather Fulbright
Instructional Technology Facilitator
Catawba County Schools
Wendy Fusco
Digital Learning Facilitator
Buncombe County Schools
Amanda Gilbert
Senior Research Associate
Novozymes
Howard Ginsburg
STEM Consultant
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
David Glenn
STEM Specialist
New Hanover County Schools
Carlos Goller
Teaching Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
North Carolina State University
Allie Graybeal
Instructional Coach
Out Teach
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
Shannon Hardy
8th Grade Teacher
The Exploris Middle School
Jessica Harris
Doctoral Student
Northeastern University
Jenna Hartley
ORISE Participant
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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
Randy Hughes
VP Human Resources, Clinical Development
Syneos health
Stelle Jackman-Ryan
Graduate Student Services Assistant - Professional Development
North Carolina State University
Kristen Kemp
6th Grade Science Teacher
Moore Square Middle School
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!
Aranzazu Lascurain
Assistant University Director
Department of Applied Ecology
Climate Adaptation Science Center
North Carolina State University
Danielle Lawson
Doctoral Student
College of Natural Sciences
North Carolina State University
Katie Lebrato
Marketing Communications Director
NC GreenPower
Hollylynne Lee
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education
North Carolina State University
Huei-Chen Lee
K-12 Science Education Program Manager
Office of Science Education & Diversity
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Jonathan Lindsey
Glaxo Distinguished University Professor in Chemistry
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
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!
Marcus Martinez
Teacher
Wellcome Middle School
Amanda Marvelle
Biogen
Shana McAlexander
Program Manager
Sustainable Bioproducts & Bioenergy Program
North Carolina State University
DeAnna McCullen
AIG Math Teacher
Sampson County Schools
Judith McDonald
Associate Professor
Belmont Abbey College
Frank McKay
Education Consultant
RTI International
Erin McKenny
Applied Ecology Minor Coordinator
Department of Applied Ecology
North Caroline State University
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
Jessica Mitsch
Co-founder and CEO
Momentum Learning
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
Suzanne Osborne
Program Analyst
Office of Science Education and Diversity
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Jason Painter
Director
The Science House at North Carolina State University
Deja Perkins
Graduate Student
Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
North Carolina State University
Arlan Peters
Head of Sustainability
Novozymes
Miranda Pierce
2019-20 Fellow
Kenan Fellows
Kelly Pipes
Science/CTE Teacher
FFA Advisor
Wilkes Early College High School
Tamara Poles
Community Engagement Specialist
North Carolina Science Festival
Rachael Polmanteer
8th Grade Science Teacher
River Bend Middle School
Kuldeep Rawat
Dean of Science, Mathematics and Technology
Director, Aviation Science Program
Elizabeth City State University
Ericka Reid
Director
Office of Science Education & Diversity
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
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
Carla Robinson
Community Outreach Educator
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Eric Saliim
FAB Lab Director
North Carolina Central University
Kimberly Sanders
Kindergarten Teacher
South Macon Elementary
Sophia Santillan
Assistant Professor of the Practice in Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences
Duke University
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
April Shoemaker
7th Grade Science Teacher
Ligon Middle School
Dennis W. Shore
Science Specialist
Fuller GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary School
Elizabeth Smith
Project Coordinator
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Kimberly Smith Burton
Professor of Mathematics Education
Fayetteville State University
Michele Smoot
Director, Ag in the Classroom
North Carolina Farm Bureau
Meredith Spence Beaulieu
Graduate Student
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
North Carolina State University
Rebecca Stanley
Education Consultant
RTI International
Katie Stember
Associate Director of Life Science Economic Development
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Carole Stern
Board Member
Center for Inquiry-Based Learning
Kerry Stewart
Principal
Hendersonville Elementary School
Monica Strada
Environmental Science and Chemistry Teacher
Research Triangle High School
April Summey
AIG Teacher
Hendersonville Elementary School
Amy Taylor
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Ana Marie Topliceanu
Earth/Environmental and Physical Science Teacher
Vance County Early College
Mark Townley
Program Manager
Kenan Fellows
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
Julia Wagner
Program Director
FIRST North Carolina
Susan Walker
President
Apex Biostatistics
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
China Grove Middle School
Alisa Wickliff
Associate Director
Center for STEM Education
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Suzanne Wilkison
President
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research
Krissy Williams
Director of FUN & Science Programming
Science Fun For Everyone!
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