Thursday , 18 January 2018
Breaking News

New STEM Events for 2018

New Events for 2018:

  1.  2nd Annual EdCamp STEM West— January 20th at Newton Conover Middle School. The “unconference” to network and discuss/learn about STEM topics that interest YOU! Register below to attend the free event.
  2. STEM Trek!a NC Science Festival event held at the SALT Block in Hickory on Saturday April 21st to participate in hands-on activities to learn about STEM careers! Free community event. Register below if you are interested in hosting a table for your organization.
  3. Save the date: Spring STEM West meetingApril 26th for an evening meeting. More details to come!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Jessica Schouweiler, Innovative Programs Coordinator, at jessica.schouweiler (at)

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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