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June 26 | Volume 12 - 2020






Applications now open for CASMT grants



The Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers (CASMT) was created to recognize teachers who have demonstrated solid knowledge of STEM content and have outstanding performance records in educating children. CASMT is a five-year award available to teachers in North Carolina public primary and secondary schools. Funding provides $175,000 during the grant period to eligible teachers and presents opportunities for professional development and collaboration with other master STEM teachers who will help to ensure their success and their satisfaction with the field of teaching. Special consideration will be given to teachers working in hard-to-staff, economically-deprived classrooms in North Carolina. Special consideration also will be given to efforts that integrate environmental science and climate change into STEM-related curriculum. The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) supports these awards with annual installments. Electronic applications only will be accepted now through 4 p.m. EDT on Sept. 30, 2020. Download the flyer and get more information. Visit this website for complete guidelines and to apply.

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Winners of NC's Ready, Set, App! competition

Three teams of students from Wake, Orange and Randolph counties developed winning mobile apps in the state’s first-ever Ready, Set, App! contest, sponsored by North Carolina Business Committee (NCBCE) in partnership with Lenovo.





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2020 National Youth Science Camp goes virtual

In response to COVID-19, the National Youth Science Foundation canceled the in-residence portion of the 2020 National Youth Science Camp. Held in West Virginia since 1963, this is only the second time the annual program has not been held. However, 108 delegates representing the United States, Mexico, and Trinidad and Tobago had the opportunity to connect from home for an exclusive virtual program - including two students from North Carolina.





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Kenan Fellows lessons in National Online Library

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership recently announced that lessons designed by Kenan Fellows have been included in the inaugural collection of the Humanities in Class Digital Library (HICDL).





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Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

The NC STEM Center is continuously updating career and job opportunities online. We have recently added new listings within the Job Seekers section of the NC STEM website. Quick, easy, free site registration is required.





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NC STEM partners with The Connectory to help you discover local STEM happenings.
Please visit Events Calendar to find these and more upcoming events.

Be sure to check and see if events have been postponed and/or running virtually.

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July



USA Science & Engineering SciFest All Access

SciFest All Access is coming to you virtually this summer! At SciFest All Access, attendees of all ages can engage directly with exhibitors to experience more than 100 virtual STEM activities. This free event will include exhibitor booths, pavilions, and lounges with demonstrations, videos, games, and more. Registration is now open. Learn more.

 

 

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July



NC TECH State of Tech Conference

NC TECH’s signature annual tech conference, State of Technology, is going virtual! Join the organization on July 23 and July 24 for two days of engaging speakers, interactive panel discussions and more, where we will explore how data is impacting our lives personally and professionally. Learn more.

 

 

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August



NC Chamber Education & Workforce Conference

Today’s employers are ever more aware of the need for effective education systems at all levels to ensure students are prepared for the 21st-century global marketplace. This event planned in Durham this August brings together educators and business leaders to share ideas and collaborate on the roles each can play in ensuring the state’s students are college and career ready for the jobs of tomorrow. Learn more.

 

 

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October



STEM EXPO 2020

Don't miss the STEM Expo on Oct. 9 just hours before NASCAR's biggest stars roar around Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Monster Energy All Star Race and the Coca Cola 600. Learn more.

 

 

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October



Bridging the Gap 2020 Conference

The 9th Annual Bridging the Gap Conference will be at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh. The annual event is organized by the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research. Learn more.

 

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