Notes: Models of Teaching
Mark Spano has over twenty years experience producing
corporate and broadcast television. He has worked extensively
in advertising and marketing. He presently produces the series
called Carolina Countryside with Bob Garner, featuring
agriculture, rural life and heritage in North Carolina. He recently
completed a documentary called Homecoming: Food,
Fellowship & Faith focusing on four churches in the South.
Mark produced a Public Television special called Jeanne
Robertson: Not Just for Laughs featuring nationally renowned
speaker Jeanne Robertson. Mark is presently in production on
a marketing and public relations video for the UNC School of
Nursing celebrating their 50th anniversary. For the Models of
Teaching Series, he produced the teacher professional
development videos: Every Students Right, Becoming the
Best, and Leading Together.
Mark also completed the third program in an architectural
series for Preservation North Carolina, entitled At Work & At
Play. This sixty-minute television program focuses on North
Carolina historic sites. Mark wrote and produced On the
Tracks of Progress and Far Fetched and Dear Bought, the
first and second programs in the series, narrated by PBS
television interviewer Charlie Rose. He also wrote and produced
the Telly award-winning documentary The Quality of Light, a
film biography of noted North Carolina painter, Claude Howell.
Mark recently served as interim director of technical operations
for the University of North Carolina Center for Public Television.
He has also worked as freelance field producer for the
nationally syndicated PM Magazine program at the CBS
affiliate in Washington, DC.