Elementary Science Specialist for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Honored for Work in STEM Education

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Wayne Fisher, the elementary science specialist for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools has received the 2016 Outstanding Administrator Award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center. Mr. Fisher was recognized on April 30 in Cary, N.C. at the annual SMT Celebration.

The award recognizes outstanding contributions by an administrator in advancing STEM education in North Carolina.

The N.C. Science, Mathematics, and Technology (SMT) Center is focused on improving education as a means of providing all students in North Carolina with the knowledge and skills to have successful careers, be good citizens, and advance the economy of the state. Promoting innovation and change in education, the SMT Center celebrates educational excellence in North Carolina by supporting educators, engaging students, and advancing the growing importance of having a STEM-educated workforce.