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 ECU North Carolina Science Olympiad


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Ann McClung
STEM Coordinator
Building 159
319 S. Cotanche St.
mcclunga15@ecu.edu

ECU North Carolina Science Olympiad

Welcome to the ECU Greenville Regional Science Olympiad Tournament Page

What is Science Olympiad?

Olympiad Photo 2Science Olympiad is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 science education, increasing male, female and minority interest in science, creating a technologically-literate workforce and providing recognition for outstanding achievement by both students and teachers. These goals are achieved by participating in Science Olympiad tournaments and non-competitive events, incorporating Science Olympiad into classroom curriculum and attending teacher training institutes.  

Vision:  Our vision is to increase K-12 student and teacher participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  

Mission:  Our mission is to host exciting competitive tournaments and professional development workshops that showcase innovative STEM content to students and teachers throughout the United States.   

Science Olympiad is committed to: 

  • Developing hands-on, standards-aligned STEM content with industry and education partners
  • Providing volunteers and mentors a platform to share subject-matter expertise in relevant STEM topic areas
  • Creating opportunities for student teamwork, problem solving and collaboration
  • Recognizing outstanding achievement by students and teachers
  • Encouraging male, female and minority students to enroll in STEM courses
  • Building a strong STEM workforce