Kenneth Wayne Carson

Title: Science Educator
Company: Round Rock Opportunity Center
Location: Liberty Hill, Texas, United States

Kenneth Wayne Carson, Science Educator at Round Rock Opportunity Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Science.

Mr. Carson is the head of the science department at Round Rock, as well as team leader and a recent pilot program head of the Next Generation Digital Classroom, which he ran from 2014 to 2017. He spends most of his week as a middle school science teacher with Round Rock, after 14 years with the Quincy Junior High School. Mtechnology,r. Carson’s dedication to science has been recognized with inclusion in the Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Science Teaching from 2011 to 2014, as well as the support of grants from Quincy Junior High and the Round Rock Opportunity Center, which honored him as Teacher of the Year in 2006. Mr. Carson is the recipient of an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and appears in the pages of the 63rd edition of Who’s Who in America.

A Dallas, Texas native, Mr. Carson earned a BS in secondary education from North Texas State University with coursework at the Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri. After taking courses in educational administration with North Texas State in the ‘80s, he went on to complete a MEd in educational leadership in 2010 from Texas State University. Mr. Carson initially taught English and biology in Texas, and coached football and softball as well. From 1991 to 1993, he was in insurance sales and service with Carson Insurance Services based in Hannibal, Missouri.

Over his career, Mr. Carson has strived to advocate for technology in the classroom, and was the lead teacher on the technology team of Quincy Junior High. He has found more opportunities at Round Rock. Mr. Carson has also given to his civic community as a Sunday school teacher, member of the choir, little league coach, and notably a sponsor of the Quincy Junior High School Sim City Team Competition. He was a deacon and elder of the First Christian Church in Hannibal, and a treasurer of the Hannibal Community Theatre. Mr. Carson intends on retiring in coming years to work on old BMW cars in his shop.

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