Thursday, February 9, 2023 @ 7:00 PM EST
Presented by: Sharon Bowers, Joan Harper-Neely, Betsy McAllister, Holli Kohl, Shaun Conway & Suzanne Sprague
Sharon Bowers has been a K-8 educator for more than 30 years and her work with children earned her several honors, including recognition as a Secondary Science Presidential Award Winner for Virginia. Sharon is a Senior STEM Specialist and the Associate Director for the Center for Integrative STEM Education at the National Institute of Aerospace (CISE-NIA). In this position, Sharon and her teammates develop NASA eClips and other resources that model best practice in the use of instructional technology to support STEM education and professional learning experiences for educators. Sharon has developed and teaches graduate courses for McDaniel College that lead to a certificate in STEM Instructional Leadership. She earned her BA in Biology, her MEd in Special Education (both from McDaniel College), and her EdD in Integrative STEM Education from Virginia Tech.
Betsy McAllister is the STEM teacher specialist for Hampton City Schools in Hampton, VA and the Educator in Residence at CISE-NIA. She received her BA in Biology from Hollins University and her MEd from Old Dominion University, with an emphasis in science education. Betsy enjoys supporting teachers in their growth as STEM educators and engaging students in real-world STEM experiences. She also enjoys her role in growing the STEM Network for her school division by developing meaningful connections between science classrooms and outside entities. She is passionate about environmental education and volunteers her time as a Master Gardener and Master Naturalist.
Shaun Conway’s primary responsibility is to partner with the largest districts that Screencastfy works with (LAUSD, Denver PS, Cincinnati PS, Jefferson County KY, and many more), to ensure that Screencastify is supporting the elevation of instructional goals through video inside and outside the classroom. Prior to joining Screencastify, Shaun was a classroom teacher and building administrator for more than 10 years. During his time in education, Shaun worked to expand blended learning strategies and 1:1 initiatives, while always focusing on meeting teachers and students where they are. Shaun is a Golden Apple Scholar and Distinguished Alumni from Illinois State University's Department of History.
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