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Catawba Science Center to Host Teen Career Night

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CSC’s Teen Science Career Night is coming up next week! Are you or do you know of a teen that is interested in a career in the science field? Come to CSC for our teen science career night where over 40 science professionals from all kinds of fields will be available to talk about their careers, and how they got to where they are today! Nurses, IT Professionals, a Wildlife Biologist, a Surgeon, Engineers, a Veterinarian, a Pharmacist, Physicians Assistants, and plenty more from our local community will be here to answer questions from teens about what it’s like to work in a science career, and what educational path they need to take to get there. This event is free, and free refreshments will be available as well! Drop in anytime from 5:30-8:00 pm on January 25th, in CSC’s main building.

About Heather Mullins

Dr. Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Her dissertation focused on improving principal practice through strategic professional development. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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