Stories From 2018

Oct 23, 2018 What Community Colleges are up Against

NC State Education Professor Robert Templin shared a few factors -- like changing demographics, reduced public funding and a shifting economy -- that are threatening community colleges around the nation at the annual planning session of the State Board of Community Colleges earlier this month.

Oct 22, 2018

N&O: NC State Researchers Reveal Results in Newest ‘Read to Achieve’ Study

Researchers from the NC State College of Education and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation reveal findings from North Carolina's Read to Achieve program since its inception in 2012 and suggest ways to improve the statewide initiative moving forward.

Oct 19, 2018

PBS Newshour: From Entry-Level to Executive, Today’s Jobs Demand Digital Literacy

Even millennials need to adapt to rapidly changing digital environments to be successful. That is why it is crucial for K-12 students to learn how to read and discern many types of digital media across online platforms in their classrooms, says Hiller Spires, the Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Literacy Education at the NC State College of Education, in this new report by PBS Newshour.

Oct 18, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

For 1st Time, NC State Education Ranked in Top 100 in THE World University Rankings

NC State University has been ranked No. 92 in the world for education degrees in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. This is the first time NC State has been ranked in the education subject area since the World University Rankings added the category last year. “This international ranking reflects the extraordinary advancements the NC State College of Education has made to become one of the leading colleges of education in the U.S. and now the world,” NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz said.

Oct 17, 2018  |  Our People

[Video] CADREK12: The Importance of Early Math Education

In a new video by the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education, Joseph D. Moore Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey shares how early mathematics education impacts success in all subjects as children progress through later grades.

Oct 16, 2018

IDEALS Team Discusses New Findings and How to Apply Them in New Report, Webinar

In a new report, NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach and her Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) team discuss common first-year college experiences associated with students’ interfaith learning and development. Interfaith Youth Core will host a free webinar on Oct. 23 to share ways to implement the new findings on college campuses nationwide.

Oct 16, 2018

TRIO: Promoting Student Success through Strategic and Collaborative Partnerships

Through a new partnership with NC State's Division of Academic and Student Affairs, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Audrey Jaeger and NC State College of Education graduate students work alongside TRIO Programs to develop activities and opportunities for undergraduate students to present original research on campus. The undergraduate students will present their work at the first TRIO Collegiate Fall Conference on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

Oct 15, 2018

Rocky Mount Telegram: Edgecombe Honors Top Principal

Edgecombe County Public Schools has named Matt Smith '14 MSA its 2018-19 Principal of the Year. Smith joined Edgecombe County Early College High School as principal after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy.

Oct 11, 2018

Manfra to Share How to Tackle Fake News in the Classroom in Upcoming Webinar

NC State Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra will share ways teachers can equip their students to be media literate in the current era of misinformation and fake news in a professional development webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Oct 11, 2018

N.C. Science Teachers Gain Research Experience through NIH-Funded Grant

Through a National Institutes of Health-funded, five-year project, NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson heads a new professional development program designed to help K-12 teachers from high-poverty North Carolina schools build their scientific research skills and content knowledge.