Schools across the country perpetually struggle to find qualified math and science teachers. North Carolina is doubling one of its programs aimed at luring engineers and scientists into the teaching profession.
Greg Stolve has been an industrial engineer for the past fifteen years. But that’s not the career he planned on in college. He wanted to be a teacher, until an academic advisor told him engineers make more money and finish school faster. So that’s what he did.
“Well, honestly, my work in industry has gotten to be not very rewarding,” says Stolve.