STEM Perspective

Connected computing: An NC Zoo and NCSSM partnership with rural schools statewide

About the author

Charlotte Dungan is the AI Program Architect at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. After 10 years working as a computer programmer, she earned an education degree with concentrations in K-12 English and History alongside her programming work. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Harvard University where she conducted research with computer science educators and developed teacher support materials. At the national level, she is creating guidelines for K-12 AI education and works to expand CS education in rural and underserved areas. She recently won an Aspirations in Computing award from NCWIT.