TCEA Featured Presenter
Dr. Robert Corbin
Director of STEM Initiatives at Discovery Education
Dr. Robert Corbin is a National Board Certified Science Teacher who serves as Director of Global STEM Initiatives for Discovery Education. Robert previously served as Vice President of Learning Experiences at the Discovery Place Science Center in Charlotte, NC from 2006 to 2016. He is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and adjunct professor at Wingate University. He is an Arts and Science Council Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Christa McAuliffe Fellow, North Carolina Science Leadership Fellow, Duke University Sawyer Fellow, Time Warner Cable All Star Teacher, Ben Craig Award recipient, Omnicron Psi Outstanding Science Teacher, Whitehead Educator of Distinction, and NAGT Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of the United States. He has written curriculum for Al Gore’s film Inconvenient Truth, Michael Pollan’s Botany of Desire, the Weather Channel, the Environmental Literacy Council, the ASPCA, Duke TIP, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. He serves on the boards for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Appalachian State University, Wingate University, Mccoll Center for the Visual Arts, and Johnson C. Smith University.