Beverly Owens is Program Manager of Professional Development, where she conducts STEM-based programs for teachers. Prior to joining the Discovery Place team, Beverly taught 8th grade science at Crest Middle School for ten years, and was recognized as Teacher of the Year, NCSMT Outstanding K-8 Educator, and NC Outstanding Earth Science Teacher. Beverly enjoys developing resources for educators by writing curriculum, 3D printing educational manipulatives, and creating digital media. In addition to her work at the Education Studio, Beverly serves on the board of the North Carolina Science Leadership Association, and works with the NCSLA Science Fellows committee.
Beverly Owens graduated from Cleveland Community College in 2002 with an Associate in Arts degree in History and Art. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in 2003 and a Master of Arts degree in 2006, both from Gardner-Webb University in Middle Grades Education.
"Ocean exploration is fascinating; there are so many things that are waiting to be discovered. I’m really looking forward to sharing my Nautilus experience with teachers and students, and serving as an ocean ambassador to help inspire future explorers, scientists, and engineers."