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May 9 | Volume 9 - 2019

  Meet the 2019-20 Kenan Fellows

Twenty-seven new Kenan Fellows were announced this week on National Teacher Day. The educators represent 16 school districts across the state and teach a wide range of grade levels from elementary to high school. The 2019-20 Kenan Fellows will spend three weeks interning with local experts in agriculture, scientific research, energy, high-tech manufacturing, and other STEM fields. As part of the award, each receive a $5,000 stipend and participate in 80 hours of professional development that focuses on project-based instruction, digital learning, elevating teacher voice, strengthening ties between the school and the community, and growing professional learning networks. See the list of 2019–20 Kenan Fellows, fellowship projects, mentors and supporters here. Please enjoy your e-Update. Tweet us @NCSTEM with feedback or thoughts about this issue or future ones.


SMT Center honors best of science and math

The North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the annual SMT Awards. Use the link below to view this year's winners, and you can watch the SMT Center Celebration Video Playlist on YouTube. Also, check out Dr. Sam Houston's STEM Hall of Fame video here.



Outstanding STEM teachers get career grants

The Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers, or CASMT, was created in 2009 to provide outstanding STEM teachers in North Carolina with professional development, equipment and supplies, and salary support. The Burroughs Wellcome Fund recently revealed this year's recipients who have been awarded $175,000 over five years to their school and professional development opportunities.



NC represents at FIRST Championships

Team North Carolina was awesome at the FIRST Championship in Houston last month. Twenty-two total teams made up the NC delegation that competed against more than 15,000 students from around the world. We are so proud of each and every team and student who put their STEM skills to the test. Use link below to see results.



Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

There are more than a dozen career and job opportunities currently listed in the Job Seekers section of the NC STEM website - including fun summer and other seasonal positions. Quick, easy, free site registration required.



Featured Program

Summer Accelerator

The N.C. School of Science and Mathematics Summer Accelerator Program extends to a global audience, offering innovative courses and opportunities to talented students at the NCSSM campus in Durham or Brevard College in Western North Carolina. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view more programs at NC STEM Center.




Featured Opportunity

Tectonic Plates

On May 14, Tectonic Plates: Alamance County’s Science Café will present "The Physics of Harry Potter Magic" featuring Kyle Altman, Elon associate professor of physics. This event is free and open to the public located at the Fat Frogg Bar and Grill in Elon, 7 to 8 p.m. Learn more. Click or tap button below to view all the great STEM opportunities at NC STEM Center.




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NC TECH’s ‘State of Technology’ conference

The North Carolina Technology Association is set to host its popular annual State of Technology Conference this Friday at the Raleigh Convention Center, centering around the theme of cybersecurity. Learn more.





Triangle Learning Days

Triangle Learning Days is a two-day series of events for learners and educators to connect through interactive activities. The majority of events are free and open to kids of all ages. Triangle Learning Days is co-hosted by Remake Learning, PBS, and Digital Promise. Learn more.





STEM Mentoring + Making Awards

US2020 has announced the 4th annual STEM Mentoring + Making Awards to be held Aug. 7 at the University of Cincinnati. The award ceremony will be held in conjunction with US2020’s bi-annual network event. Applications are now open for this year's award categories through June 1. Learn more.





Close It 2019

The leading conference gathering thought leaders and practitioners from education, technology, policy, and foundations will be held at the Santa Fe Convention Center in New Mexico this October. Learn more.



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