Presenters

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Presenters list

Carson Anderson
Teacher
Cary Elementary School
Leigh Apple
High School Science Teacher
Martin County Schools
Brenda E. Armstrong
Professor of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine
Faculty Program Director, Building Overtures and Opportunities in Science and Technology (BOOST)
Duke University
Lauren Bamford
Coordinator of Community Engagement and STEM Education Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Jill Barclay
Academic Facilitator
Winget Park Elementary
Regina Barrier
Outreach Director
Northwest Office of The Science House
North Carolina State University
Justin Baumann
Postdoctoral Scholar
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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
Adam Benoit
Physics Teacher
Lincolnton High School
Dearing Blankmann
Researcher, STEM Coach and Graduate Student
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Joann Blumenfeld
Catalyst Program Director
The Science House
North Carolina State University
Laura Bottomley
Director, The Engineering Place
Colleges of Engineering and Education
North Carolina State University
Amy Bowman
STEM Education Extension Associate
Plants for Human Health Institute
North Carolina State University
Leah Bug
Adjunct Professor
North Carolina State University
Cindy Bullard
High School Science Teacher
Bethany Community School
April Burko
Assistant Principal
Graham Middle School
Jennifer Byrd
Middle School Science Teacher
Envision Science Academy, Wake Forest
Kaitlin Campbell
Assistant Professor of Entomology
Biology Department
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Todd Campbell
Education Consultant
RTI International
Heidi Carlone
Hooks Distinguished Professor of STEM Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Max Cawley
Associate Program Manager of Learning Philosophy and Evaluation
North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
Linda Cendales
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of the Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA)
Duke University Medical Center
Douglass Coleman
Director, Building Overtures and Opportunities in Science and Technology (BOOST)
Duke University
Roger Conner
Coalition for the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS)
Stacy Costello
Educational Consultant
RTI International
Maureen Cullins
Director, Multicultural Resource Center
Duke University
Patrick Curley
Director
The Science House at North Carolina State University Center for Marine Sciences and Technology
Susan D'Amico
Coordinator of Engineering K-12 Outreach Extension, The Engineering Place
North Carolina State University
Lauren Daniel
State Coordinator, Project WET/Stream Watch
North Carolina Division of Water Resources
Beth Davis
Academic Coach
Graham High School
Shirley Disseler
Chair and Associate Professor
Elementary and Middle Grades Education
High Point University
Kelsey Doolittle
Project Manager
Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Melani Duffrin
Professor of Health Sciences
Northern Illinois University
Marlean Duncan
5th Grade Science Teacher
McDowell County Schools
Peter Eley
Associate Professor of Math Education
Fayetteville State University
Michelle Ellis
Science Teacher
Hunter Huss High School
Jason Erkman
Middle School Science Teacher
Alexander County Schools
Malinda Faber
Research Associate
The Friday Institute
Gerald Falls
MTSS Specialist
Capitol Encore Academy
Martin Farley
Professor
Chair of Geology and Geography Department
University of North Caroline at Pembroke
Heather Fisher
Operations Manager
Science Fun for Everyone!
Cinnamon Frame
Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Lynn Freeman
Reading Specialist
McDowell County Schools
Jose Garcia
Greene County Schools
David Gill
Play Engagement Coordinator
Marbles Kids Museum
Jamie Gillespie
Research Associate
The Friday Institute
Howard Ginsburg
STEM Consultant
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Matthew Gnau
Science Teacher
Greene Central High School
Amber Griffin
Program Coordinator
Central Piedmont Community College
Todd Guentensberger
Executive Director
Center for Inquiry-Based Learning
Rita Hagevik
Associate Professor
Graduate Director of Science Education
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Tracy Hall
Director, Education Matters
Catawba Valley Community College
Kalo Haslem
STEAM Teacher
Capitol Encore Academy
Stan Hill
Director
Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Natalie Holliman
Doctorial Student
Texas Tech University
Sam Houston
President & CEO
North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center
Jessie Howington
Science Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Al Jones
Program Coordinator
Central Piedmont Community College
Bruce Johnson
Associate Dean, STEM
Central Piedmont Community College
Amber Kendall
Coordinator for Teacher Partnerships
The Engineering Place
North Carolina State University
Douglas Knight
Visiting Assistant Professor
Lenoir Rhyne University
Erica Kosal
Professor of Biology
North Carolina Wesleyan College
Lucy Kosturko
Curriculum Development Specialist
Curriculum Pathways, SAS
Dennis Kubasko
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Craig Kwiatkowski
Program Director
Science Fun for Everyone!
Ben Laptad
Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Sarah Lasseter
Science Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Kristen Lewis
Teacher
St. Stephens High School
Tonya Monique Little
Executive Director of STEM Education
Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies
Ada Lopez
Science Specialist
SAS Curriculum Pathways
Staci Lyon
Mathematics Specialist
SAS Curriculum Pathways
Rob Mackie
Vice President
Program Technology Advisor
The Forge Initiative
Shana L. McAlexander
Distance Education Program Manager
North Carolina State University
Ann McClung
Pitt County Robotics
Bill McClung
Lead Mentor
Pitt County Robotics
Whitney McCoy
Day Camp Assistant, The Engineering Place
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
North Caroline State University
Frank McKay
Education Consultant
RTI International
Scott McQuiggan
Curriculum Pathways, SAS
Karen Mellendorf
Education Consultant
The Forge Initative
Alison Mercier
Researcher, STEM Coach and Graduate Student
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Kimberly Beth Monahan
Instructor of Biology
North Carolina School of Science and Math
Carol Moore
Director
STEM West
Sharareh (Sherry) Nikbakht
Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Appalachian State University
Dayson Pasion
STEAM Coordinator
Instructional Technology Facilitator
Alamance Burlington School System
Arlan Peters
Sustainability Manager
Novozymes
Kuldeep S. Rawat
Chair and Professor, Department of Technology
Director, Aviation Science Program
Elizabeth City State University
Ginger Rhodes
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Melanie Rickard
Teacher
Western Alamance Middle School
Jennifer Sabourin
Curriculum Pathways, SAS
Melanie Scott
Senior Program Associate
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Valerie Sellars
STEM Specialist
Graham High School
Pat Shane
Executive Director
North Carolina Science Leadership Association
Jeremy Shaw
6-12 Grade Instructional Technologist
Greene County Schools
Michelle Smith
STEM Teacher
Tucker Creek Middle School
Richard Smith
Science Teacher
The Academy of Coastal Carolina
Jennifer Stalls
Science Teacher
Kenan Fellow
NCSLA Fellow
Greene County Middle School
Rebecca Stanley
Education Consultant
RTI International
Heather Starkey
Doctoral Student
North Carolina State University
William Sterrett
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Monica Strada
Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Kevin Sugg
Career and Technical Education Instructor
Greene County Schools
David Sybert
K-12 Education Specialist
UNC Coastal Studies Institute
Davis Tate
Camp Director
Science Fun for Everyone!
Doug Vernon
Extension Outreach Specialist
Plants for Human Health Institute
North Carolina State University
Jennifer Walmsley
Science Teacher
Kenan Fellow
HJ MacDonald Middle School
Emily Warnke
B3 Specialist
Winget Park Elementary
Utasha Watkins-Mattison
Science Teacher
Hunter Huss High School
Linda Whipker
President
The Forge Initiative
Alisa Wickliff
Past President
North Carolina Science Leadership Association
Suzanne Wilkison
President
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research
Lee Williams
Principal
Graham Middle School