Caroline McCullen
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Caroline McCullen is the Director of Education Initiatives at SAS Institute. As a Former National Technology Teacher of the Year, she continues to pursue her greatest passions: supporting activities and organizations that inspire excellence in education and helping schools harness innovative uses of technology to engage students and improve instruction. Her most recent projects focus on science, technology engineering, and mathematics (STEM). She continues to work with the SAS Programming for High School course, the Triangle High Five Math Collaborative, and other activities related to excellence in math and technology. She serves on the advisory boards of numerous education organizations, such as the NC Science, Technology and Math Center; Public School Forum; NC Center for After-School Programs; the Governor’s Talent and Workforce Development Committee; and Wake Education Partnership. She holds a B.A. in English with a minor in education from Florida State University and a M.S. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with a focus on technology from Nova Southeastern University, but she continues to learn every day from teachers and students as they use technology to innovate.

Recent Posts

SAS coders descend on 30 schools for the Hour of Code

Last year during Computer Science Education Week, some in the corporate community participated in The Hour of Code. To those who visited classrooms, thank you! ... Read More

What are you doing to promote the Hour of Code?

Why is SAS joining hands with Google, Microsoft, Amazon and other corporations to celebrate The Hour of Code? During Computer Science Education Week, December ... Read More

Join the distinguished ‘corps’ of advocates supporting the Common Core!

Some things are just common sense, and having common academic standards for all states is one of those things. In a national milestone event, 45 states and ... Read More

Flipped classrooms: The realization of 21st century digital learning?

So here we are.  After years of talking about how to prepare students for success in the 21st century, we are now more than a ... Read More

The missing piece: Connecting school work to STEM careers

Just for a moment, think back to the days when you were in middle school.  Chances are, at some point you asked your teacher, "WHY ... Read More

When is being “common” a good thing?

The word “common” is often used in a derogatory way, but the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) may be the best thing to happen in ... Read More

There's nothing "elective" about computer science education

December 4 marked the beginning of Computer Science Education Week, and I'd like to take a moment to consider how the business community might support ... Read More

Where is the STEM Talent?

In a recent post on Forbes' Blog SAS Spurned IBM, Now to Win!, the blogger quoted SAS CEO Jim Goodnight expressing confidence about the future of ... Read More

Are we forgetting the “T” in STEM?

The buzz word in education these days is STEM, the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Across the United States, educators are stressing the ... Read More