Presenters

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Presenters list

Lynn Albers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Campbell University School of Engineering
Martha A. Alexander-Miller, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Director of the Center for Vaccines at the Extremes of Aging
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Willow Alston-Socha
K-5 Science Specialist
Durham Public Schools
Mary Arnaudin
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Agent
4-H Youth Development
Evelyn Baldwin
Science Department Chair
Wake STEM Early College
Gina M. Barrier
Director
Northwest Office of The Science House at North Carolina State University
Michelle Bass
CTE Teacher
Hillburn Academy/Wake County Public School System
Justin Baumann
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Marine Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
L. Tony Beck, Ph.D.
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 of North Carolina State University
Joann Blumenfeld
Catalyst Program Director
Broughton High School
Erin Boecke
3rd Grade Teacher
Perry Harrison Elementary School
Amy Bowman
STEM Education Extension Associate
Plants for Human Health Institute
North Carolina State University
Allie Boyd
Teacher
Wake County Public School System
Rhonda Britton
Teacher
Northeast Academy
Heidi Carlone
Professor of Science Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Akua Carraway
Director
North Carolina Inquiry Collaborative Network
Ann Chester, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences
West Virginia University
Roger Conner
Coalition for the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS)
Sarah Copeland
Teacher
Rachel Freeman School of Engineering
Lenora Crabtree
Instructor and Ph.D. Student
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Cynthia D. Crane
Director
Aurora Fossil Museum Foundation, Inc.
Linda L. Crane-Mitchell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Service
East Carolina University
Patrick Curley, Ph.D.
Director
The Science House at North Carolina State University Center for Marine Sciences and Technology
Regional Coordinator
Coastal Carolina MATE ROV Competition
Regina Williams Davis, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost for Student Success and Academic Support
North Carolina A&T State University
Jacqueline De Chambert-Rio, Ph.D.
Camp Director of FoodMASTER Summer Experience
East Carolina University
Derek Dennis
Equipment Manager
The Science House of NCSU
Lena Deskins
AIG Teacher
Durham Public Schools
Audra DeSorbo
School-to-Career Coodinator
Harnett County Schools
Cynthia Dey
K-5 Science Lab Facilitator
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Shirley Disseler, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor of Elementary and Middle Grades
High Point University
Kelsey Doolittle
Training and Technology Coordinator, Center for Research, Teaching and Learning
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Elizabeth Doster, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology Education
East Carolina University
Chris Duffrin, Ph.D.
Educational Specialist and Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Melani Duffrin, Ph.D.
Professor of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
Will Edwards
Teacher
Wilson County Schools
Paul Eichen
Executive Director
Rokenbok Education
Molly Farrow
Curriculum Specialist
SAS
Cinnamon Frame
Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Fred Gould, Ph.D.
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture
Co-Director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center
North Carolina State University
Dana Griffin
2nd Grade Teacher
Perry Harrison Elementary
Todd Guentensberger
Executive Director
Center for Inquiry-Based Learning
Ed Hallyburton
Teacher
Burke County Schools
Derek Ham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
College of Design at North Carolina State University
Terry Hardison
Curriculum Specialist
SAS
Tonya R. Hargett, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Undergraduate Research
North Carolina A&T State University
Beth Harris
STEM Educator
Seven Oaks Consulting
Freda Hicks
Principal
Perry Harrison Elementary
Susan Higdon
Teacher
West McDowell Middle School
Stan Hill, Ph.D.
Director of the Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Jessie Howington
Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Janet Johnson
Teacher
Hickory Public Schools
Bridget Jones
Choice Coordinator
Cabarrus County Schools
Celeste Kathleen
STEM Play Lead
Marbles Kids Museum
Amber Kendall, Ph.D.
Coordinator of STEM Partnership Development
College of Engineering at North Carolina State University
Karen Kingrea
STEM Director
Immaculata Catholic School
Lucy Kosturko, Ph.D.
Curriculum Development Specialist
SAS
Dennis Kubasko, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Science Education
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Lucy Laffitte
Board Member
International Big History Association
Ben Laptad
Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Anna Layton
Teacher
Moore Square Magnet Middle School
Trish Lemm
Director of Learning Experiences
Museum of Life and Science
Ada Lopez
Curriculum Specialist
SAS
Jennifer Luper
Teacher
Lincoln County Schools
Allender Lynch
Graduate Assistant
College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University
Danielle McCaslin
8th Grade Science Teacher
Mills Park Middle School/Wake County Public School System
Ann McClung
Science Coordinator
Center for STEM Education
Bill McClung
Lead Mentor
Pitt County Robotics
Judith R. McDonald, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of STEM Education
Belmont Abbey College
Alex K. Manda, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Water Resources in the Department of Geological Sciences
East Carolina University
Jennifer Mangrum
Clinical Associate Professor of Elementary Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Matthew G. Mellis
Science Teacher
Wellcome Middle School
Matthew Meyer, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President, Educational Innovations
North Carolina Community College System
Bruce Middleton
Executive Director
STEM East
Betty Jo Moore
Teacher
Wiley Magnet Middle School
Carol Moore, Ph.D.
Director
STEM West
Shawn Moore
Interim Director, Center for STEM Education
East Carolina University
Liam O'Fallon, M.A.
Program Analyst
Division of Extramural Research and Training
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institutes of Health
Kristy Ontko
Science Teacher
Transylvania County Schools
Payod Panda
Doctoral Student
Design School at North Carolina State University
Tiffany Parks
Physical Education Teacher
Wilson County Schools
Dayson Pasion
STEAM Coordinator/Instructional Technology Facilitator
Alamance Burlington School System
Arlan Peters
Sustainability Manager
Novozymes
Tamara Poles
Community Engagement Specialist
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Rachel Polmanteer
Science Educator
Wake County Public School System
Cindy Rains
Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Immaculata Catholic School
Kuldeep S. Rawat, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Technology
Elizabeth City State University
Sarah Reid
Biology Teacher
Research Triangle High School
Gina Renfrow
RTP Site Lead, Public Affairs, NC Administrator
Biogen Foundation
Lisa Rhoades
Education Program Associate
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Olivia Rice
Education Research Analyst
RTI International
Melanie Rickard
AIG Teacher
Western Middle School
Janice Rickey
STEM Coordinator
Rachel Freeman School of Engineering
Carla Robinson
Community Outreach Educator
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Tricia Rushing
Teacher
Catawba County Schools
Sean Russell
Teacher
Wake County Public School System
Pat Shane
Executive Director
North Carolina Science Leadership Association
David Siegeld, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Educational Leadership
East Carolina University
Shala Spence
Instructional Coach
Northeast Academy
Jennifer Stalls
8th Grade Science Teacher
Greene County Middle School
Dianna Stavros
STEM Coordinator
Hillburn Academy/Wake County Public School System
Carole Stern
Board Member
Center for Inquiry Based Learning
Jen Stutz
Middle School Language Arts Teacher
Immaculata Catholic School
Rahman Tashakkori, Ph.D.
Lowe's Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Appalachian State University
Juliana Thomas
Teacher
The Exploris School
Mara Thomas
Business Manager
Center for Inquiry-Based Learning
Hope Thomson
Family Science Coordinator
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Linda Tugurian
District Science Specialist
Durham Public Schools
Doug Vernon
Outreach Specialist
Plants for Human Health Institute
North Carolina State University
Amber Vogel
Senior Curriculum Developer
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Claudia Walker
Math Coach
Murphey Traditional Academy
Daniel Wheeler
Science Programs Outreach Educator
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
John White
Meteorlogist
United States Army
Suzanne Wilkison
President
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research
Jennifer S. Williams
Science Instructional Leader
Brevard High School
Stan Winbourne, Ph.D.
Director of Secondary Schools
Granville County Public Schools
John Woods
Laboratory Mechanic, Department of Geological Sciences
East Carolina University
Terri L. Woods, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences
East Carolina University
Denise Woodward
Program Coordinator, North Carolina Science Festival
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center