Stories From 2018

Jan 22, 2018

Alumnus to Lead Diversity & Inclusion at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Thomas Easley ’13 EdD is using his unique background in forestry and education to lead the conversation around diversity and inclusion at Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Jan 18, 2018

Friday Institute Launches Online Course for Middle, High School Students

The NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has launched a free, online experience specifically for students called Students LEAD in partnership with the Oak Foundation. This first-of-its-kind course helps students ages 13-18 understand their own style of learning.

Jan 18, 2018  |  News

Egalite Presents Charter School Research at D.C. Education Reform Panel

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite served as a panelist Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) reflection on school reform during the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations. In a Q&A, she talks about takeaways from the event and what's next.

Jan 16, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Four College of Education Graduate Students Win Conference Awards

From New York City to Dublin, four College of Education graduate students received awards from the NC State Graduate Student Association to travel to educational conferences.

Jan 16, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

Envisioning Excellence

Because of changing social and economic conditions, the skills a community college president needs today are substantially different than those needed just 10 years ago. Plus, half of North Carolina’s 58 community college presidents are expected to retire by 2019. To address these challenges, the NC State College of Education has transformed the way it supports the N.C. Community College System.

Jan 16, 2018

Grimmett Receives University of Georgia’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Marc Grimmett has received the University of Georgia's Outstanding Educator Award. This honor is one of five Distinguished Alumni Awards bestowed by UGA’s College of Education.

Jan 11, 2018

MyAJC.com: Educators Must Help Undocumented Students Feel Safe, Supported

In this Atlantic Journal-Constitution opinion piece, Professor Audrey Jaeger co-writes about the children and young adults awaiting a decision on the DACA program and how educators can continue to support and advocate for them.

Jan 10, 2018

ExpandED Schools: The Impact of a Diverse Educator Workforce

Students perform better in the classroom when matched with teachers with similar demographic characteristics, especially gender matches, according to new research by Assistant Professor Anna Egalite. She discusses her findings in a Q&A session with ExpandED Schools.

Jan 9, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

NC State Education’s Online Graduate Programs Ranked No. 15 in Nation

The NC State College of Education is the highest ranked school of education in North Carolina in U.S. News’ 2018 edition of Best Online Graduate Education Programs. NC State Education’s rankings in the category also jumped 14 spots over the previous year.