Skip To Main Content


STEM High School, housed on The University of Akron's campus in the Central Hower building



photo of Coach Metcalf

Bill Metcalf, a standout educator at a lottery-based STEM school, exemplifies teaching excellence by creating an inclusive environment that nurtures the whole child and promotes mastery of learning. Through innovative approaches, such as the "Sports Physics" lab, where students explore physics principles through sports movements, Bill engages learners of various math and science levels. His commitment to meaningful celebrations and fostering a growth mindset sets him apart, emphasizing that a successful educational journey is about embracing the joy of learning and providing students with opportunities to showcase their knowledge through projects and creative demonstrations.

Read More about Coach Metcalf: Inspiring Excellence in STEM Education Through Innovative Teaching (opens in new window/tab)