#WhyIChoseEducation: Carolyn Carter

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: Carolyn Carter

Graduation Year: 2017
Program: Technology, Engineering, & Design
Career Role & Responsibilities: Apex Middle School. I am a full-time technology education teacher.

Why did you enter the field of education?
My grandmother was a teacher and my grandfather was an assistant superintendent. My grandparents and my second-grade teacher were my inspiration. They always pushed me to be more and do more.

Why did you choose to earn your degree from the NC State College of Education?
SAY Village and the entire campus atmosphere were so welcoming.