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Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Brett Ranon Nachman

Oct 12, 2021

Postdoctoral Scholar Brett Ranon Nachman is Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Through Scholarship on Autism in Higher Education

Brett Ranon Nachman believes education scholars and practitioners have a unique opportunity to redesign spaces for all perspectives and identities. 

Poe Hall

Sep 15, 2021

Search for the Dean of the College of Education Now Underway

An open search for the dean of the College of Education is now underway as Mary Ann Danowitz prepares to step aside as dean Oct. 4. Paola Sztajn, a professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences and interim associate vice provost for academic personnel and policy, will serve as interim dean. 

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. 

School buses

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. 

Aug 31, 2021

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Complaints of Muzzled Conservatives Are Behind New Laws. But Liberals Feel Stifled, Too.

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenback, Ph.D., discusses student activism as a form of free speech. 

Students from Afghanistan

Aug 26, 2021

EdNC: What Afghan Students Need From Educators

Jennifer C. Mann, a doctoral student in the Literacy and English Language Arts Education program area of study in the NC State College of Education, shares what former students who are Afghan refugees said they need from teachers right now. 

Student on a laptop.

Aug 16, 2021

Scripps National: Future Educators Learning How to Effectively Teach Remotely

Erin Thomas Horne, Ph.D., assistant dean of profession education in the NC State College of Education discusses how pre-services educators are learning to teach remotely. 

Civics Education illustration from Wall Street Journal

Aug 11, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Civics Education in Schools Gains Steam

Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Paula McAvoy says political polarization will likely make it hard for schools to adopt the Educating for American Democracy Initiative's recommendations. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jul 15, 2021

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Coordinating University and Religious Calendars: An Inclusive Practice

Kelsey Oberbroeckling, a graduate student in the College of Education's higher education administration program, discusses the importance of university leaders considering non-Christian holidays when building their academic calendars to promote inclusivity. 

Jul 12, 2021

Stanford Graduate School of Education: Is Now the Time to Revolutionize School?

NC State College of Education professor Glenn Kleiman, Ph.D., outlines the main levers to change school systems for the better.