Georgia Tech has named Carolyn Perry as program director for Georgia Tech’s Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) in Savannah. Perry’s role as program director will use her years of expertise to continue CEISMC’s outreach efforts to improve science education in coastal Georgia and South Carolina, which includes summer programming for children in grades K-12, workshops and professional development for teachers, and opportunities for university students in the region.
Carolyn Perry has been a resident of Savannah for the last 20 years and holds a B.A. and M.Ed. in Education from the University of Florida, and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Georgia Southern University. She is an adjunct professor in the School of Education at Armstrong Atlantic State University, and previously taught for the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System for five years. Perry is certified in 15 fields including special education. She leads an award-winning STEM-oriented Girl Scout Troop in Savannah and started a summer STEM program in the Savannah area through Invent Now.