In our last installment, we met three representatives from the North Carolina School Superintendent Association (NCSSA). Jack Hoke is the Executive Director who drives the mission to support the state’s educational leaders through professional development, legislative advocacy, legal consulting, and a wealth of networking opportunities. Dr. Rob Jackson […]
The school superintendency is one of the most challenging, but also can be one of the most rewarding position in education. This school year, nearly a quarter of all North Carolina school districts will be led by a superintendent with a year or less of experience. Many of these […]
Congratulations to Hawks Nest STEAM Academy for being recognized as a Model STEM School of Distinction! Located in Gaston, N.C., Hawks Nest home to 350 students K-5 whose education is driven by scientific investigation, enthusiasm for problem solving, and a creative […]
Although many students count the days until summer vacation starts, plenty of students also look forward to the summer sessions at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) and this year should be no exception.
Classes are open to rising […]
Congratulations to Lakeshore Elementary School for being recognized as a STEM School of Distinction!
Located in Mooresville, NC, Lakeshore is home to about 680 Kindergarten through 5th graders for whom the focus on STEM education is part of every problem they tackle, every assignment they work to complete, and every […]
The North Carolina International Science Challenge (NCISC) is a high school STEM competition that crowns a select group of talented students to represent their schools (and their nation) in the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition every spring. While this past year posed unique challenges for these students and, while […]
To say that the holidays this year will be different from any we’ve known before would be the understatement of the year! So, why not make your gift giving something to remember this year?
Leave the socks on the shelf and instead focus on gifts that will stimulate the mind, […]
Science fairs have come a long way from the vinegar and baking soda volcanoes, and the North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair (NCSEF) is ensuring that students from all over the state and across grade levels are getting a real chance to shine.
The NCSEF provides the opportunity for students […]
One thing all great scientists, pioneers, and discoverers have in common is their insatiable curiosity. Secretary Machelle Sanders of the N.C. Department of Administration is no exception to that rule, attacking every mystery with a “why” and transforming possibilities into achievements […]
Twice a month the NC STEM Center provides an e-update on what’s happening in STEM education in North Carolina and beyond, and their latest edition is now available for you.