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Year: 2021

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Sep 15, 2021

DELTA Grants Training and Development Team Receive Multiple Awards

For Associate Teaching Professor Michelle Bartlett and Lead Instructional Designer Jessica White, what began as a DELTA Grant to create a new course led to a completely updated master’s program and multiple awards. They received the Best Paper Award as […] 

NC State College of Education Lecturer Erik Schettig

Sep 15, 2021

Meet Lecturer Erik Schettig ’09 ’11MED: ‘I Hope My Students Learn From Me How to Utilize Resources and Problem-solving Strategies to Apply STEM Concepts’

Erik Schettig ’09 ’11MED will join the NC State College of Education as a lecturer during the 2021-22 academic year. 

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Sep 14, 2021

With $17.3M in Funding Awarded for 73 Grants, College of Education Faculty Set Record For Number of Grants Awarded in a Single Year in 2020-21

Faculty and staff in the College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, have set a new record for grants awarded in a single year with 73 grants totaling more than $17 million. 

NC State College of Education Professor Kevin Oliver, Ph.D.

Sep 14, 2021

Professor Kevin Oliver selected as 1 of 3 2022 UNC Faculty Fellows

Professor Kevin Oliver has been selected as one of three UNC System faculty members to serve as a 2022 UNC Faculty Fellow. As a fellow, Oliver will engage in special projects, review current literature, talk with innovative teaching faculty across the UNC System and national higher education, and investigate and experiment with new technologies. 

Sep 13, 2021

Education Week: Principals Bear the Brunt of Parental Anger, Staff Fatigue as COVID Drags On

NC State College of Education Professor Lance Fusarelli, Ph.D., some of the challenges school leaders have faced amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and how support can help. 

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Sep 9, 2021

Uncertainty on Climate Change in Textbooks Linked to Uncertainty in Students

A study by Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D., found textbooks that portray climate change as uncertain can influence students. 

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Sep 9, 2021

Professor Carla Johnson Receives School Science and Mathematics Association’s George G. Mallinson Distinguished Service Award

Professor Carla Johnson, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the School Science and Mathematics Association’s George G. Mallinson Distinguished Service Award. 

Sep 8, 2021

Best-selling Authors Tracy Deonn, Kwame Mbalia Celebrate Magic of Black Characters at Young Adult Colloquium

At the 2021 Young Adult Colloquium: Come YAC with the Pack, educators, librarians and future education professionals heard from best-selling Black authors Tracy Deonn and Kwame Mbalia and guest scholar Jewel Davis and learned how to deepen their understanding of diversity, representation and the role of race, gender and history within diverse texts. 

Sep 8, 2021

Young Adult Colloquium Provides Opportunity for Educators to Share Magic of Black Characters in Classroom

The 2021 Young Adult Colloquium: Come YAC with the Pack was launched with the goal of sharing the magic of Black characters with educators while also preparing them to take what they learned and apply it to the classroom. 

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Sep 3, 2021

What is the Future of Desegregation in N.C. Public Schools?

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., discusses factors that could impact whether North Carolina public schools can deliver on the promise of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.