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"Creating future scientists, one test tube at a time!" - Professor T.K. the Chemist
Professor Tabelech "T.K. the Chemist" Shipp has often been described as a vibrant educator who knows how to get the attention of all ages. She has the enthusiasm to spark the attention of the earliest science scholar to the adult that wants to tap into that lifelong passion for science. She creates quick and easy science experiments for those budding scholars!
Professor Tabelech “T.K. the Chemist” Shipp holds a Master of Life Science with dual concentrations in biology and chemistry from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Bachelor of Science in Professional Chemistry from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. As an educator with 30 years of combined teaching and educational experience, Professor “T.K. the Chemist” passion for science education has allowed her to expand her resume by teaching and empowering youth from pre-K through high school students and later on the collegiate level that STEM education is doable, one test tube experiment at a time!
Professor Shipp is a two-time award winner of The Excellence in Teaching Award as a Chemistry Professor (2013, 2017). In 2021, Professor T.K. the Chemist received the inaugural STEM Success Summit "Scientists of the Year" Award because she exemplifies extraordinary achievement in her respective field of science. Her work not only shows a level of expertise and success in chemistry, but also a commitment to outreach, encouraging diversity, amplifying underrepresented voices and giving back to the community.
She has taught High School Chemistry, Physical Science & Earth and Environmental Science. She is also a former Adult Basic Education and GED Instructor. On the Collegiate level, she teaches General Chemistry and Biology and Anatomy and Physiology. She has also written and developed science curriculum for teachers and other educational organizations. She is an active member of several professional organizations, including the National Science Teachers Association, the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, The American Chemical Society, The American Association of Chemistry Teachers and The Society for College Science Teachers.
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