Cindy Bullard Receives STEM Award

Cindy BullardRESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC –Cindy Bullard has received an excellence in teaching award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Center.  The SMT Center awarded the Ms. Bullard at its annual SMT Celebration gala on April 18.

Cindy Bullard has 13 years of experience in teaching at the middle school level.  She has a M.Ed. in middle grades education and is a National Board Certified Teacher.  Cindy is also a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where she has served as an Adjunct Lecturer in science methods courses.  Cindy has been recognized several times for her innovative approaches to science education, having received the Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics Award and the NC Science Teacher’s Distinguished Service in Science Education Award.

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.

The SMT Center also believes that STEM is more than Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It’s Strategies That Engage Minds® through hands-on, active involvement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education that promotes essential cognitive skills for the 21st century.

Each year the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center (SMT Center) offers awards that recognize individuals and organizations whose extraordinary contributions to science, mathematics, and technology (SMT) education in North Carolina are helping to advance the mission of the SMT Center.

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