New Opportunities: June 29, 2020

Career Awards for Science and Mathematics Teachers About the Award The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers recognizes outstanding STEM teachers in the North Carolina public primary and secondary schools. The award provides $175,000 over five years and is available to North Carolina teachers who have an outstanding performance record in educating … Continue reading New Opportunities: June 29, 2020

New Opportunities: June 22, 2020

NASA Opportunities Celebrating 20 Years of Humans in SpaceWednesday, June 24, 2020 3:00:00 PM EDT - 4:00:00 PM EDToin NASA’s STEM on Station team to celebrate the space station's 20 years as an education platform with an introduction to education resources including a hands on inquiryTags: Featured Events  Astro-not-yets Explore Commercial CrewWednesday, July 1, 2020 1:00:00 PM … Continue reading New Opportunities: June 22, 2020

New Opportunities: June 15th, 2020

The Institute for Emerging Issuescharging forward to help bridge the digital divideThe Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) is announcing the launch of BAND-NC, a grant program designed to increase the number of people with Internet in their homes, with the goal of making the state “first in digital inclusion.” The effort, in partnership with the NC … Continue reading New Opportunities: June 15th, 2020

New Opportunities: June 8, 2020

Workshops for Teachers: The Science House of NCSU Digital Development: Tackling Hybrid STEM Education June 22-26, 2020 (10:00-11:00 AM or 1:00-2:00 PM) Online using Zoom Professional development that leverages FREE online STEM resources to empower teachers as they tackle changing educational needs. This professional development will provide a certificate of completion for five hours of … Continue reading New Opportunities: June 8, 2020

Soon to Welcome AmeriCorp VISTA: Madi NeeSmith

STEM West welcomes Madi NeeSmith is a recent manga cum laude graduate from Furman University as an AmeriCorp VISTA. She received a B.A degree in Politics and International Affairs. Here at STEM West she will serve as our Communications VISTA. She, like STEM West, strives to help alleviate poverty.  Ergo, in this position she will focus … Continue reading Soon to Welcome AmeriCorp VISTA: Madi NeeSmith

Partnerships Provide Kenan Fellow Opportunity!

Ashley Twitty, a teacher at Spindale Elementary in Rutherford County, has been named one of 19 Kenan Fellows for 2020-21. She will be partnering with STEM West to assist with Diversity and Equity Asset Mapping Project. This partnership is made possible with the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Ashley will be helping STEM West to gather information … Continue reading Partnerships Provide Kenan Fellow Opportunity!

New Opportunities: June 1st, 2020

National PLC with LabXChange: Join us as we launch our first round of professional learning communities and engage in the LabXchange platform This series will be built on the ideas that we must listen to users, share ideas and resources, and receive professional development for science pedagogy and how we can build engaging virtual experiences that meet … Continue reading New Opportunities: June 1st, 2020