"We need more teachers like Terry Whitaker. I find Terry capable of extraordinary achievement in the field of education because he thinks out of so many boxes simultaneously. Terry is committed, hard-working, and determined to help his students reach success and establish their destiny. I am looking forward to following Terry's career as he authors incredible chapters in the lives of his fortunate students." - Dr. Jason Painter
Terry Whitaker is an award-winning innovative educator from Rocky Mount, North Carolina where he teaches STEM at Rocky Mount Middle School. He received his bachelor's degree from Fayetteville State University in Mass Communications. In 2011, Whitaker was awarded the Disney World Fanatic Service Award, an award selected by Global Guest and Coworkers.
After teaching for two years in various middle grade levels, Terry had a desire to begin transforming teaching and instruction inside of his own classroom. Whitaker has been successful in transforming at-risk students into the path of high-performing college prospects creating real world STEM based projects that include Webpage Design, Robotics, 3-D printing, Digital Book Design and Coding.
He began implementing and leading challenging innovative resources with the help of Nash- Rocky Mount Public School and North Carolina State University officials for students and RMMS teachers that break the traditional mold of instruction.