Cindy Moss will focus her address on “Closing the Achievement Gaps: Why STEM? Why Now?” She taught high school biology and chemistry for 20 years, winning numerous national awards including the Milken National Teaching Award. Moss then served as Director of STEM for 9 years in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools where they won the Broad Award due to their growth in math and science scores while closing the achievement gap. She was honored as one of the 100 Women Leaders in STEM by US News and World Report at the STEM Solutions conference.
In addition to Cindy Moss, the conference will feature sessions on exemplary STEM teaching and learning and cross-sector collaborations; networking time; and a forum on current topics in STEM education and workforce development.