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Teachers and Students

International Field Experience: Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting, Training and Supervising Cohorts for Teaching in San Pedro, Belize, 2007 - 2014

Professional Development: "Barrier Island Workshop Helps Teachers Combine History and STEM, Stemwire.org

Research: Unlocking Potential: The Bridge Between Autism and STEM, Stemwire.org

Teaching: Island Ecology for Educators, Carolina Beach State Park, Summer I Course


Grant Award: "Introductory Biotechnology Workshop for High School Teachers", North Carolina Biotechnology Center, $25,220

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Homework Grader

Jake says, "Dad...stop working and please play with me!"


North Carolina Science Teachers Association Outstanding Student Teacher in Science Award

Student teachers who have completed their internship and have exhibited excellence in science teaching. Visit their website at http://www.ncsta.org

The 2013 High School Science Student Teacher of the Year Award went to UNCW Secondary Science MAT student, Nicole Martin.


The 2007 High School Science Student Teacher of the Year Award went to UNCW Secondary Science MAT student, Julie Ryan (pictured in the middle).

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Dr. Dennis S. Kubasko, Jr.

Associate Professor of Secondary Science Education

Co-Director - Wilmington Regional Science Olympiad

Office - 125 Friday Annex

Office Hours: M, W 11:30AM - 1:30PM; Th 3-5PM

Office Phone - (910) 962-7817

Email: kubaskod@uncw.edu



Administrative: Appointed Director of Center for Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CESTEM), September, 2011

Award Recipient: Recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, December, 2010

Teaching: Program Coordinator - International Field Experience, San Pedro, Belize, 2009-2013
Link below for details:

Service: Director - 2013 Wilmington Regional Science Olympiad. Link below for details:

Book Chapter: Coleman, H., Dickerson, J., & Kubasko, D. (2010). Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education : Practical Reflections and Insights from a Systemic Implementation. In J. Yamamoto, C. Penny, J. Leight, & S. Winterton (Eds.), Technology Leadership in Teacher Education: Integrated Solutions and Experiences (pp. 196-213).

Publication:  Kubasko, D. S., Jones, M.G., Tretter, T., & Andre (2008). Is it live or is it memorex? Students' synchronous and asynchronous communication with scientists. International Journal of Science Education 30(4): 495-514.

PublicationDickerson, J., & Kubasko, D. (2007). Digital microscopes: Enhancing collaboration and engagement in science classrooms with information technologies. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 7(4). Retrieved from:

Grant: CESTEM with Onslow County Schools, Kubasko, D. S. (Principal), "Project Based Math (PBM)," Sponsored by North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI), Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant, State, $140,859.00. (August 1, 2012 - September 30, 2015). Total Budget – $873,924.00

Past Conference Presentations: ASTE, Mid-Atlantic ASTE, NARST, AERA, AACTE, NC Teacher Ed Forum, NC-TLT, and NCSTA.

Presentation at the Joint North American, European and South American Symposium on Science and Technology Literacy, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima , Peru, May 31 - June 4, 2006. Rich Huber, Dennis S. Kubasko, Jr., and Jeremy Dickerson.
Title: Changing the Way We Teach Science: Using Internet-based Data Visualization Tools to Access and Interact with Authentic Environmental Data.
Call for papers, PowerPoint Presentation and Paper.

Dissertation: The impact of live experiments verses interactive replay of experiments on students’ science concepts and attitudes. UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

1996 Pennsylvania State University College of Education Outstanding New Graduate Award