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Mike Cullen
Civic activist; STEAM education champion; likely 2014 candidate for Newport School Committee
I recently retired for a global IT solutions company where I worked for 23 years as a software business developer and solutions architect addressing the needs of federal agencies. Earlier in life I was an Air Force navigator/weapons officer flying at "warp speed" aboard the F-111 fighter-bomber. Have lived in Newport since 1992 and have been active on boards with several city groups -- the city's police & fire pension funds, the Point Association, Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, Newport Public Educ Foundation. Am currently active with the RI STEAM Academy charter school project, NewportReady, and Cub Scout Pack 77 as a den leader.  My main hobby is amateur radio (call sign K1NPT) and helping our 10 year old son with his many Minecraft software projects. My wife of 26 years, Beth, has 300+ year RI roots and is also active on the civic scene.
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Mike Cullen's Newport Civics Blog
4 Posts, 1 Follower
Unvarnished, often un-stylish perspectives on the local Newport Civics Scene thatMore often make status-quo oriented officials squirm.
STEAM is Working
4 Posts, 1 Follower
STEAM is a hot topic in the educational space because it ignites interest in STEMMore plus Arts topics by making them more relevant to young learners. This blog will highlight current STEAM topics and encourage greater understanding of the benefits.
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Mike Cullen posted in Mike Cullen's Newport Civics Blog July 22, 2014 at 11:10 am

Mike Cullen posted in Events July 3, 2014 at 07:56 am

Mike Cullen posted in STEAM is Working June 25, 2014 at 04:54 pm

Mike Cullen posted in STEAM is Working April 2, 2014 at 06:00 am

Mike Cullen commented on article "Newport's Bond Rating Upgraded to AA+" in Government March 11, 2014 at 09:00 am

Mike Cullen posted in STEAM is Working February 14, 2014 at 04:29 pm

Mike Cullen is following Mark Greenstein's Blog February 3, 2014 at 04:58 pm