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Jan. 12 | Volume 1 - 2023


NCISC 2023

International Science Challenge now open for NC students

  Applications are now open for the 2023 NC International Science Challenge. Offered jointly by the NC Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center (SMT Center) and the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the NCISC is an annual science competition for high school students who wish to complete either a STEM research project or a Maker project. Those students selected by a panel of judges this spring will be invited to participate in behind-the-scenes experiences at prestigious museums in Washington, D.C., as well as join in special enrichment opportunities with leading scientific organizations. The deadline to submit is Jan. 29. Let's see how you and/or your students can bring a big STEM idea to life this year! Learn more ...

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Kenan Fellows 2023 applications due this week 

Applications for the 2023-24 Kenan Fellows Program close this Friday (Jan. 13). Fellowships will be awarded to K-12 teachers working on projects related to workforce development and STEM education. Those interested in applying can use the link below.


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NCShare Network aims to boost STEM in NC 

Davidson College, Duke University and North Carolina Central University (NCCU), in collaboration with MCNC, have received $1.4 million from the National Science Foundation to create the North Carolina Shared Research & Education collaborative infrastructure (NCShare) to provide high-speed research network capacity and computing to boost STEM education to at least eight minority-serving, smaller, or mid-sized institutions of higher education throughout North Carolina.



NC Regional Teachers of the Year 

Nine teachers from across North Carolina have been selected as the state’s regional Teachers of the Year for their dedication, innovation and ability to inspire students to achieve. These accomplished educators will now compete for the title of 2023 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year to be announced in April.



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.




Featured Program

WakeEd SummerSTEM

SummerSTEM is a collaboration between WakeEd Partnership, the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS), and numerous businesses and organizations in North Carolina. This award-winning program enriches educators’ understanding of the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the workplace with an emphasis on STEM businesses and careers. Use the button below to learn more and view other great Programs at NC STEM Center.




Featured Opportunity

STEMConnect Virtual Panel

Techbridge Girls and Applied Materials will host a free virtual STEMConnect Panel: Building a STEM Community. Learn how panelists' STEM journeys have paved the way to fulfilling lives! Middle and high school-aged girls and gender-expansive youth are encouraged to meet Techbridge Girls Role Models during this discussion Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m. EDT (3:30 p.m. Pacific) Use the button below for more and view other Opportunities at NC STEM Center.







Public School Forum 2023 Eggs and Issues

The Public School Forum will host its annual Eggs and Issues on Jan. 31, 2023, from 8 to 10:15 a.m. at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. You'll get the first look at some of North Carolina's top education issues for the year and be able to network with leaders from across the state. Learn more.





NC TECH's 2023 Outlook for Tech

Celebrate International Education Week with Go Global NC by attending the free “Being a Global Educator” Workshop! In this workshop, the focus will be on opportunities and methods for incorporating global education into your classroom. 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 to create 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.



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