2022 Ethics & Leadership Conference: Should We Hack Humanity?

Event will be held in the Educational Technology Complex (ETC) on the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Durham Campus (1219 Broad Street, Durham NC 27705). The ETC is on Maryland Ave. near the Club Blvd. Intersection. Visit the NCSSM Website for a map and directions.

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SparkNC's interdistrict network will give learners opportunities to explore high-tech fields and collaboratively prepare for modern work. SparkNC will light the way toward a new way to do school, one that's learner-centered, industry-relevant, and competency-based.

SparkNC is an initiative of The Innovation Project (TIP), a North Carolina nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that brings together forward-thinking public school district leaders to design and build the future of education.



The mission of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, an intellectually stimulating, diverse, inclusive, and collaborative community, is to:

  • educate and nurture academically talented students to become state, national, and global leaders,

  • increase access to high quality public education in North Carolina, and

  • cultivate engaged citizens who will work for the betterment of the world,

through challenging programs, with an emphasis on STEM, driven by the pursuit of excellence and innovation.


Conference Organizers:

Joe Ableidinger - Executive Director, SparkNC

Dana Brinson - Senior Director SparkNC

Dawnn Breynae - Learning Experience Designer, SparkNC

McClain Musson - Learning Experience Designer, SparkNC

Dr. Jamie Lathan - Vice Chancellor for Extended Learning, NCSSM

Joyce Ventimiglia - Educational Consultant & Project Manager, NCSSM

Ryan Donaldson - Logistical & Administrative Support, NCSSM

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