STEM Schools in NC

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addThe NCSMT Center is a non-profit organization focused on improving education as a means of providing all students in North Carolina with the knowledge and skills to have successful careers, be good citizens, and advance the economy of the state.

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addEach year, the SMT Center offers awards that recognize individuals and organizations whose extraordinary contributions to science, mathematics, and technology (SMT) education in North Carolina are helping to advance the mission of the SMT Center. Nominations are accepted each fall. Recipients of the awards are honored in the spring at the Celebration of Science, Mathematics, and Technology.

addCheck out the 2019 NCSMT Center Award Winners here:

  • Educator – K-8: Jennifer Tatum, Fifth Grade Teacher, Fairview Elementary, Fairview, N.C., Buncombe County Schools

  • Education – 9-16: Cliff Grimsley, Biology Instructor, Gaston College, Dallas, N.C.

  • Student Leadership Award: Hannah Yoder, Research Triangle Park High School

  • Champion Award: Dr. Thomas (Tom) J. Williams, Strategic Education Alliances, Raleigh, N.C.

  • Partnership Award: WakeEd Partnerships, Raleigh, N.C.

  • Informal Educator Award: Jan Weems, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, N.C.

  • Business & Industry: NC Electric Cooperatives, Raleigh, N.C.

  • Instructional Leader Award: Carla Billups, Elementary STEM Coach, Buncombe County Schools

NC school leaders, are you interested in transforming your school into a NC STEM School? Check out these awesome resources to help get your learning community started!

NC STEM School/Program Attributes

Elementary STEM Attributes

Middle School STEM Attributes

High School STEM Attributes