#WhyIChoseEducation: James Osler

As part of Celebrating 90 Years of NC State Education, we asked you to share your stories of why you chose education and why you love the NC State College of Education. Below is one of the many stories we received demonstrating how we’re leading the way in education in North Carolina and beyond.

Name: James Osler
Graduation Year:
 1996
Program: Technology Education
Career Role & Responsibilities: Associate Professor, North Carolina Central University School of Education

Why did you enter the field of education?
I believe that I was called to teach and that I have been given the unique opportunity at this day and time to be a positive mentor and resource to the young people of this generation.

Why did you choose to earn your degree from the NC State College of Education?
The program, the faculty, and the opportunity were perfectly aligned to exactly what I wanted to do and the program truly allowed me to implement all of my skills, gifts, and talents.