PBS Digital Innovator 2020

Warren Wise

Warren Wise South Carolina
  • South Carolina ETV
  • Kelly Mill Med Pro Middle
  • Blythewood, South Carolina

Warren Wise lives in Columbia, SC where he has been an educational professional for over 16 years. He has taught Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Intro to Engineering, Graphic Design, and Middle Level Science. He received his BS in Physics from Benedict College, a MS degree in Educational Technology from Boise State University, a Ed.S. degree from Liberty University and has served as a Chemical Operations Specialist in the United States Army Reserves acquiring the rank of Sergeant. During his tenure as a professional educator he has been inducted into the Center For Disease Control’s Science Ambassador Fellowship Program in 2018 and recipient of both SC’s Inaugural STEM Educator of the Year Award and SC’s NAACP Presidential Citation Award in Education Advocacy in 2019. He is a proud participant of the 100Kin10 2020 Cohort Teacher Forum. As a leader in STEM education, he preaches to his students, “You should always become better than you were yesterday.” With this passion for STEM education and collaboration, Warren is an inspiration to not only students in the classroom but educators and organizations around the state.

Fun Fact: Warren likes to draw comic book characters

Favorite PBS Character/Show: Sesame Street because “ I grew up watching it as a child, and as the years have gone on, I had the chance to watch it with my children.”

Twitter: @warrenwise007