Shaina Neal, 8th grade Math Teacher, Valdosta Middle School, has been selected to participate in a 7 week advanced research experience for teachers at Georgia Southern University sponsored by the National Science Foundation. This experience will involve conducting smart home research under the direction of Dr. Valentin Soloiu and with faculty member Dr. Rami Haddad. Georgia Southern faculty involved in the project state that having secondary teachers research with them in the labs allows them to better prepare the next generation of engineering students and more aware of the real world applications of engineering and technology. Ms. Neal is one of 10 teachers selected for this summer experience from around Georgia.
Congratulations Ms. Neal!