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Year: 2021

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Mar 12, 2021

Study From Belk Center Research Associates Finds North Carolinas’ Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Helped Modestly Reduce Excess Credit Accumulation for Community College Transfer Students

A recent report co-authored by research associates at the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research examined North Carolina’s revised Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA), designed to help ease transfer pathways between community colleges and University of North Carolina System institutions, and found that it has had modest effects on reducing excess credit accumulation among transfer students. 

NC State College of Education Associate Teaching Professor Ann Harrington, Ph.D.

Mar 9, 2021

Students on Associate Teaching Professor Ann Harrington: ‘She Just Wants Every Student to Succeed and Become an Excellent Teacher’

When she worked as a first-grade teacher in a high-poverty school, Ann Harrintgon, Ph.D., saw firsthand the importance of teaching children to read effectively. Now she helps pre-service teachers prepare to become effective educators as an associate teaching professor of reading education. 

Erin Meachum

Mar 9, 2021

Scholarship Support Helps Erin Meachum ‘23PHD Pursue Her Career Aspirations of Being a Higher Education Administrator, Creating and Changing Policy

When Erin Meachum ‘23PHD started her undergraduate studies, she had no intention of becoming a teacher. After volunteering at local literacy centers, teaching English overseas, teaching ESL at local community colleges and joining the Ag Institute at NC State, Meachum realized her true passion for the field of education. Now, financial support has allowed her to pursue her career aspiration of becoming a higher education administrator. 

Mar 8, 2021

WNCT: New Satellite Internet Pilot Program to Connect Students in Two N.C. Counties

Ray Zeisz, director of the Technology Infrastructure Lab at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, speaks about how the Friday Institute will provide support for a new program that will allow students to access high-speed internet via satellite.  

A school principal at a graduation ceremony

Mar 8, 2021

Chalkbeat: Want Big Advances from Students and Schools? Invest in Principals, Says New Research

A Wallace Foundation study co-authored by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., finds that principals matter even more than previously believed.  

Mar 4, 2021

Student Experience Research Network: How Intermediary Organizations Use Research to Promote Equity & Inclusion in Education

Student Experience Research Network: How Intermediary Organizations Use Research to Promote Equity & Inclusion in Education 

Sarah Cannon

Mar 3, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Cannon, Ph.D.

In the March 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director of Professional Education Sarah Cannon, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D.

Mar 2, 2021

Students on Associate Professor Sarah Carrier: ‘She Values Hard Work and Life-long Learning, and Models These Values for Her Students Across All Levels of the Elementary Education Programs’

Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., says she hopes the students who take her courses will develop a sense of wonder and enthusiasm for science. College of Education students share how Carrier’s lessons have helped them in their own classrooms and on their academic journeys. 

NC State College of Education doctoral students represented the Belk Center at the 2021 DREAM Conference

Mar 1, 2021

20 Doctoral Students to Represent NC State College of Education at National Conferences through Belk Center Fellows Program

Twenty doctoral students in the College of Education’s Community College Leadership program who have been selected as Belk Center Fellows are attending national conferences and representing the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 

Feb 26, 2021

EdLeader: Measuring the Impact of Effective Principals featuring Dr. Anna Egalit‪e‬

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., discusses a recent Wallace Foundation report she co-authored that found the impact of principals is even stronger than initially thought.