Fall 2011 Membership Meeting

 Our Fall Membership Meeting was held on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.

Tentative Agenda

1 pm Professional Development Session

gail_lotus_leafNanoScale Science: Big ideas at Small Scale

Nanoscale science is emerging as one of the hot areas of science and engineering research. Recent developments have resulted in a number of amazing new nanoscale tools and nanotechnology-based consumer products. Join us as we explore how science is different at the nanoscale. Learn about new tools of science that allow researchers to build materials one atom at a time. Find out how you and your teachers can teach about nanotechnology, size and scale from elementary through high school.

Presenters:  Gail Jones- NC State University; Amy Taylor--UNC-W; Michael Falvo-- UNC-CH; Bethany Broadwell-- East Wake Academy

4 pm   "Job-alike" Networking be sure to bring extra cards and brochures!

5 pm Reception Sponsored by Frey Scientific 

6 pm Dinner with the awarding of the 2011 Herman and Emma Gatling Award for Outstanding Science Education Leadership in North Carolina sponsored by Carolina Biological Supply.  

The dinner speaker was be Mike Martin of the NC Department of Public Instruction.  Mr. Martin addressed the status of the Race to the Top in North Carolina and what teachers and schools across the state can expect.  Sponsored by Fisher Scientific Education.

Photos from the meeting

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