HAYESVILLE —Austin Hedden, a 2019-20 Kenan WNC STEMwork Fellow, is… more>>
May 10th, 2019 by Amneris Solano
Alfred Mays serves as the program officer for the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. In his role, he oversees the Science Education and Diversity in Science Programs: Student Science Enrichment Program, Career Awards for Science and Mathematics Teachers, Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics and Postdoctoral Enrichment Program. Mays was the founder of EdSync Strategies, Inc., an education contract service that provided assistance to NC eLearning Commission, NC STEM Learning Network, rural NC public school systems and the Public School Forum. From 2007-2011, he served as the assistant director of the Collaborative Project, an initiative that “sought to strengthen participating school systems serving low-income students in rural areas of the state.” Mays has also worked with the UNC General Administration, serving as the director of information resources and director of special projects.