May 10, 2019 | Our People
To Class of 2019: As Educators, “We Must Never Lose Sight of Who Stands to Benefit”
The NC State College of Education recognized about 328 graduating students during its Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 10, in Reynolds Coliseum. “As we step into our classrooms, our labs, our offices, our communities, we must never lose sight of who stands to benefit. Our past fuels us to action so that generations to come will say, we are because they were," said Jemilia Davis, who delivered the Charge to the Graduate Students. "What stands between us and an equitable future is the educator we decide to be.”
May 2, 2019 | Academics and Programs
NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill to Prepare More Teachers for Elementary and Special Education through Expansion of Online Teacher Licensure Program
Pathway to Practice NC, an online licensure joint program between the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Education, will create new modules that enable residency licensed teachers to work towards specialized licensures in either elementary education or special education thanks to a $200,000 grant from the SECU Foundation. The grant will also provide scholarships for 10 North Carolina teachers to complete the online training.
May 13, 2019
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Aims to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Make Sense of Fractions using NSF CAREER Award
Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, believes all students deserve the space to reason about and appreciate themselves within mathematics, which is why she is using her NSF CAREER award to study how best to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions. Her project is part of the STEM for All Video Showcase being held May 13-20.
Apr 9, 2019
The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars Succeed at State Level SchoolsNEXT Competition
Led by advisors within the NC State College of Education’s SMART Collaborative, seven middle school students in Durham advanced to the regional level of the SchoolsNEXT learning environment design competition using an innovative and inclusive school model that doubles as a cultural center for the community.
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May 22, 2019
Assistant Professor Timothy Drake: “The Principal Pipeline is Only as Healthy as the Teacher Pipeline”
Timothy Drake, Ph.D., assistant professor of education leadership and policy, recently participated in a panel to discuss the condition of the principal pipeline and principal preparation in North Carolina at...
May 22, 2019
Ragland Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Teachers Seeking Advanced Degrees in K-12 Reading
A $25,000 gift from the W. Trent Ragland, Jr. Foundation will allow the NC State College of Education to continue to provide scholarships to support a fifth cohort of teachers...
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May 22, 2019
Solving the Riddle of Genes
Nikhil Milind, a 2019 Goldwater Scholar, is melding computer science and biology to explore links between genetics and disease.
May 21, 2019
Survey: Alumni Thriving in Work, Life
In a systemwide survey by Gallup, alumni of North Carolina's public universities say they highly value their undergraduate education.