Roundtable Seminar to Explore Innovative STEM Education Programs

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

On May 14 and 15, the UNCW Watson College of Education is hosting a roundtable seminar to bring university educators and scientists from various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines together to discuss how to develop innovative integrated teacher preparation programs.

The Integrated Certificate in STEM Education (INCISE) Project Roundtable Seminar kicks off Thursday morning in UNCW’s Madeline Suite with remarks from university leaders.Representatives from school systems, community colleges, businesses and local community leaders will participate in the two-day event.

Presenters and workshop leaders include:

  • UNCW faculty members Angie Griffin, Russ Herman, Dennis Kubasko, Gabriel Lugo, Mahnaz Moallem, Shelby Morge, Sridhar Narayan, Amy Reamer, Gene Tagliarini, Sridhar Varadarajan
  • Tina Marcus, Project Management, STEM Education and Leadership, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • Orangel Daniels, Dean, Arts and Sciences Division, Cape Fear Community College
  • Laura J. Bottomley, Director, The Engineering Place and Women in Engineering, NC State University
  • Claire McLaughlin, Brunswick County STEM Council Chair
  • Mark Duckworth, Superintendent, Clinton County Schools
  • Austin Obasohan, Superintendent, Duplin County Schools
  • Sandi Brown, Manager of Nuclear Oversight, Duke Energy 

The event is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, the UNCW Watson College of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences.