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Lola Whitworth

Currently:

Southeastern School of Auctioneering, Director

Experience:

Southeastern School of Auctioneering

University of South Carolina LEAD Academy Instructor

PLTW (Project Lead The Way)/Gateway Teacher
Core Training Instructor - PLTW / Gateway
• Summer and Winter Trainings
PLTW Online Core Training Instructor
Event Coordinator – Silver Fox Middle School VEX Qualifier
Event Coordinator – VEX State Championship
Teacher Trainer – Computer Technology
Technology Coordinator/ Web Master
Aerospace Engineering Curriculum Writing Team

Education:

PLTW Core Training
Introduction to Computer Science (ICS), 2016

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY Macon, Georgia
Introduction to Engineering Design

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS Tyler, Texas
PLTW / Gateway Flight and Space

COASTAL CAROLINA Florence, South Carolina
Career Development Facilitator

SOUTHERN WESLYAN UNIVERSITY Central, South Carolina
Masters of Education Degree
• Thesis – The Effect of Project Based Curriculums on Math Scores

ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Rochester, New York
PLTW/Gateway Certified

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY Clemson, South Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Education

Presenter/Facilitator:

PLTW 2016 and 2017 Summit - Presenter
South Carolina PLTW On-Going Trainings - Facilitator
SC Business and Education Summits - Presenter
PLTW Teacher Preparation Conferences - Facilitator
Southern Regional Education Board (2006 - Presenter
Duke University – Counselors Conference - Presenter

Certifications:

National Board Teacher Certification in Career and Technology
Introduction to Engineering Design (IED)
PLTW / Gateway Certification in all courses
Career Development Facilitator
Core Training Instructor PLTW / Gateway
Middle School Science and Mathematics

Awards:

VEX Robotics World Participants 2015 and VEX World
VEX Robotics 2015 VEX State Middle School Excellence Award
VEX Robotics -Tournament Champions – Low Country Qualifier
VEX Robotics – Middle School Excellence Award – Nations Ford Qualifier
PLTW Middle School Recognition – Three schools
PLTW 16 Top Model Schools in the Nation
SC PLTW Exemplary GTT Program