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Feb. 23 | Volume 4 - 2023


 Nine finalists for NC Principal of the Year

  Nine public school principals have been selected as regional Wells Fargo North Carolina Principals of the Year who will now compete for the state title of 2023 Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year. The winner will succeed the 2022 recipient, Dr. Patrick Greene, principal of Greene Central High School (Greene County Schools). View the nine regional Wells Fargo principals of the year. The Wells Fargo Principal of the Year Award was introduced in 1984 to recognize the critical role of the principal in establishing a culture that supports the pursuit and achievement of academic excellence in North Carolina schools. This years winner will be announced May 19.

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Find cool stuff for National Engineers Week 

Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, EWeek (Feb. 19–25, 2023) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. Today, EWeek is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies. Use the link below to check out all kinds of downloadable resources to celebrate this week.



STEM Careers Coalition celebrates Black STEM Leaders during Black History Month and beyond 

The STEM Careers Coalition in Charlotte is a first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education. Recently, the STEM Careers Coalition released a curated collection of no-cost content celebrating the careers of Black leaders in STEM for use during Black History Month and beyond.



2023 AEOP Apprenticeships and Fellowships 

STEM careers are projected to continue to grow at a faster rate than non-STEM careers over the next decade - consider what the future will bring! To take a step towards your dream career, check out all the apprenticeships and fellowships for high school students and undergraduates available through the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP).



Find STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

The NC STEM Center is continuously updating career and job opportunities online. Currently, there are almost a dozen positions listed in the Job Seekers section of the NC STEM website. Quick, easy, free site registration is required.







Digital Learning Day 2023

All4Ed’s 12th Annual Digital Learning Day (#DLDay) will be held on Wednesday, March 15. The day highlights how educators across the country are utilizing digital learning tools to create authentic connections and personalized learning for every student, everywhere. Learn more.






Students@Work is a project of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Each week in March different industries are focused on creating career awareness for middle school students. The goal is for North Carolina businesses to help these students see the opportunities that exist in the workplace as well as the skills needed. Learn how you can get involved.





Science for All Summit

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center will host its first Science for All Summit on April 5-6 at the Friday Conference Center in Chapel Hill. The summit will address access issues and strategies for STEM engagement from early education to career by bringing together leading experts and thought leaders to discuss the latest in advocacy, policy, practice, and research. Register here.





2023 NC Gravity Games

Racers, science-lovers and fun-seekers, take your mark! The NC Gravity Games will celebrate its 10th running on April 29 in downtown Lenoir. The free, action-packed day is sponsored by Google, Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina (via the NC Science Festival) and the City of Lenoir. Registration is open through March 17. Register here.





STEM Learning Ecosystems 2023 Convening

The Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES) will host the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice 2023 Convening on May 1-3 in Florida. This will be a unique opportunity to help co-design the blueprint for STEM experiences for all STEM Ecosystems, their students, families and communities. Learn more.



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