TSPE Dallas Monthly Meeting

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June TSPE Dallas Meeting


Description of Presentation:

Come learn about the art and science of photogrammetry, LiDAR, and remote sensing in a lunch and learn presentation given by Bill, along with the various types of projects where photogrammetry, and LiDAR are viable technology options.

About our Guest Speakers

Kenya Wilson has two decades of formal and informal education experience, including physical rehabilitation, adult education and classroom instruction in high school and biomedical sciences. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University, and received her Master’s degree from Grand Canyon University. Kenya is currently a Deputy Director of Programs at Educate Texas, where she supports T-STEM and Early College High Schools statewide. Prior to this work, Kenya was a Science Coordinator and STEM Specialist for Lancaster ISD. Kenya is committed to providing educators with tools and resources to ignite 21st century thinking, teaching and learning. She has trained educators in Minnesota, Indiana, Louisiana, Colorado and throughout Texas. Kenya is a National Shell Oil STEM Mentor in partnership with the Smithsonian Museum of Science Education. She was also named one of Dallas’ 2017 Ten Hidden Figures in STEM, awarded by NSBE-DFW Professionals. Kenya continues to collaborate with educational and community partners to increase and improve STEM opportunities for all students and educators.

Dr. Pruiett is a proud graduate of Lane College (1984) and majored in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and completed her secondary certification. Dr. Pruiett pursued her Master’s of Science degree in Administration and Supervision from Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN. While obtaining her doctoral degree from Union University with an emphasis on Curriculum and Instruction, she worked in central office administration as an exemplary teacher and leader, new teacher supervisor, and science supervisor. Upon completion of her Doctorate’s Degree she subsequently was chosen as Director of Secondary Education. Dr. Pruiett’s background and experience enabled her to work with all high school and middle school principals to promote rigorous academic achievement for all students.

Dr. Pruiett has continued supporting educational excellence for all students and educators from PreK-Higher Education. Currently, Dr. Pruiett is employed by Educate Texas in Dallas. She is responsible for College and Career Readiness School model, which includes a network of over 360 schools across the state of Texas implementing Early College High School, TSTEM and PTECH.

You have to eat anyway - why not earn a PDH?

Every month, the TSPE Dallas Chapter hosts a lunch meeting featuring presentations from leading industry experts. Network, earn a PDH, and get caught up on all the lastest issues related to engineering in DFW and the state of Texas.