William Steven Hill
Executive Director, NCER STEM East
Steve is the Executive Director of STEM East, a regional workforce education initiative with North Carolina’s Eastern Region. STEM East develops networks with industries, public/private organizations and educational institutions to direct engaging educational pathways for students that lead to employment. A primary duty at STEM East is the creation of STEM education processes that can flex to meet emerging workforce needs.
Prior to joining NCER, Hill built his career in the North Carolina Government and Education System starting in 1993. He moved within the system, eventually serving as a Secondary Education Director from July 2007 to October 2011. Before this, Hill held various lead positions, including Principal (2005-2007), Freshman Academy Administrator (2003-2005), Business/IT Instructor (2000-2003) and Public Safety Official (1993-2000). He holds degrees in business administration and education administration from Mount Olive College and East Carolina University. Steve is currently an EdD Candidate at East Carolina University.