Dr. Wynne was selected to serve as a Fulbright Specialist to Uzbekistan tasked with revising the national curriculum to align with the Cambridge curriculum and promote STEAM concepts. Her experience was a 6 week immersive experience based in Tashkent’s newly created Presidential School. While in Uzbekistan, Dr. Wynne had the opportunity to work with teachers, students, and colleagues at the Ministry of Public Education to examine the current national curriculum and revise it to promote STEAM concepts, analysis, and critical thinking skills.
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Middle Grades, Secondary and Sciences, College of Education
- Event date
15 November 2019
- Date submitted
19 July 2022
- Additional information
Dr. Carlise Wynne is a tenured Professor in the College of Education at the University of North Georgia. She has served in faculty and administrative roles for more than a decade. She received her Doctorate and Bachelors degrees in Education from Valdosta State University, and her Masters and Specialist degrees in Educational Administration from Albany State University. She enjoys her Middle Grades and Secondary Education students and works extensively abroad. In the classroom, her passion is preparing teacher candidates to adequately meet the needs of multi-cultural learners. Her teaching focuses on preparing teacher candidates for real world experiences and ensuring that all students have a global mindset when entering the field of Education. Additionally, she has been awarded multiple regional and University awards and grants that enrich the lives of her students and those in K-12 schools in her service area. Her most prized award was as the inaugural Diversity Champion for UNG in 2017. Before coming to UNG she taught at Bainbridge College in southwestern Georgia, and high school in central Georgia. She was named the Graduate of the Last Decade from Valdosta State University in 2011, and named an Emerging Leader at the University of North Georgia in 2013 and received a Presidential Excellence Award in 2015 . She is actively involved in the community locally and in communities abroad. She lives in Gainesville, Georgia with her husband, Ben, and their children, Lily and Cotton.
Title of Award Granted:
Fulbright Specialist to Uzbekistan
Name of Institution that Granted the Award:
US Embassy Tashkent