It’s been a fantastic year for the College of Education.
In 2015, we’ve committed ourselves to lead the way in North Carolina by increasing opportunities for success in education and reducing achievement gaps.
To align with our new vision, we’re leveraging digital education, promoting STEM and literacy education, forging strong collaborations, and building vibrant and supportive external partnerships.
Here’s a list of just some of the things we’ve accomplished this year:
- 100 percent of our elementary graduates passed the new rigorous licensing exams. (The statewide pass rate was 67 percent.)
- We became the first “very high research activity” university accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
- We are a top 10 major among nearly 100 majors at NC State.
- We reached 15,000 educators from around the world with our Friday Institute online or in-person professional development programs.
- We had 694 undergraduate students, 805 master’s students, 400 doctoral students and 45 alternative licensure students enrolled in the 2014-15 school year.
- We’re ranked No. 1 in the production of STEM teachers in North Carolina.
- In 2014-15 granting agencies awarded $10.6 million in new funding for 45 proposals submitted by College of Education faculty. Approximately $8.3 million in additional requested funding is still pending.
- The College of Education awarded $204,400 in student scholarships, with 67 students receiving direct scholarship support from the college.
- We ranked No. 4 on the Top 50 best value list of national online graduate education programs for 2016 by Value Colleges.
Thank you to our faculty, staff and outstanding students for a great year!