Kerry Branch, Education Specialist
Email: kbranch @s2temsc. org
Phone: (843) 661-1823
Kerry Branch joined S²TEM Centers SC in 2013. Her work currently focuses on supporting teachers in standards-based instruction. Kerry is responsible for developing and delivering professional development and providing personalized STEM support to schools and districts. As a lifelong learner, Kerry is constantly expanding her knowledge of technology. Kerry believes that it is through blended learning using educational technology and mobile learning that student learning is accelerated.
Prior to joining S²TEM Centers SC, Kerry Branch taught 7th and 8th grade science at Marlboro School of Discovery. She also taught secondary science at Dillon High School and Marlboro County High School. Her specialties include real-world problem solving and critical thinking, data analysis, disciplinary literacy, technology integration, and curriculum and standards. She has been a participant in two research projects: the IQ-MS project and a National Science Foundation project.
Kerry received a BS in biology from Campbell University and is highly qualified in both middle level and secondary science education. Kerry was selected to attend the Engineering is Elementary (EiE) Teacher Educator Institute at the Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts and is now an active facilitator of the EiE Professional Development Community for workshops within South Carolina.