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Anna Egalite

Jun 6, 2019

Thomas B. Fordham Institute: Teacher Diversity in North Carolina: Sector Differences in Exposure and Impact Raise Questions About How Benefits Are Felt

A new report finds that student-teacher matching along demographic characteristics has a larger impact on students who attend charter schools. Anna J. Egalite, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at the NC State College of Education, shares three key takeaways from the report. 

Group of third literacy cohorts who graduated in May 2019.

May 22, 2019

Ragland Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Teachers Seeking Advanced Degrees in K-12 Reading

A $25,000 gift from the W. Trent Ragland, Jr. Foundation will allow the NC State College of Education to continue to provide scholarships to support a fifth cohort of teachers seeking a master’s degree in New Literacies and Global Learning with a specialization in K-12 reading. 

May 16, 2019

Wallace Foundation: [Video] How Universities, School Districts Can Team Up to Redesign How Principals are Prepared

NC State started redesigning its principal preparation program by asking local school leaders and practitioners about what skills principals need to succeed in area schools. This video shows how the university built deep partnerships with districts and the state to align the program to leader standards, ground the curriculum in real-world experience, explore systems to track principal performance and fill vacancies, and more. 

May 13, 2019

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Co-Authors Report Marking 65th Anniversary of Landmark Brown v Board of Education Ruling

Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., an assistant professor of  educational evaluation and policy analysis at the NC State College of Education, is a co-author of a report that coincides with the 65th anniversary of the Brown v Board of Education ruling: Harming our Common Future: America’s Segregated Schools 65 Years After Brown. 

Congratulations Class of 2019

May 10, 2019

To Class of 2019: As Educators, “We Must Never Lose Sight of Who Stands to Benefit”

The NC State College of Education recognized about 328 graduating students during its Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 10, in Reynolds Coliseum. “As we step into our classrooms, our labs, our offices, our communities, we must never lose sight of who stands to benefit. Our past fuels us to action so that generations to come will say, we are because they were," said Jemilia Davis, who delivered the Charge to the Graduate Students. "What stands between us and an equitable future is the educator we decide to be.” 

Cristina Chase Lane

Apr 29, 2019

Cristina Chase Lane ’18 on the Importance of Relationship Building

Christina Chase Lane's ability to adapt her classroom to build community beyond her lesson plans is what caught the attention of her principal, Catherine Yanello, who nominated Lane for Wake County Public School System’s 2018-19 Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher Award. 

David Ayers won the Senior Scholar Award from Council for the Study of Community Colleges

Apr 29, 2019

David Ayers ’99EDD on Refining Community through Leadership

David Ayers ’99EDD recently received the Senior Scholar Award for his research on community colleges from the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. But his work really began as a child exploring the campus of Surry Community College where his father worked. 

Lance Atkinson was recognized for his work in Johnston County schools

Apr 29, 2019

Lance Atkinson ’18MAT on His First Year in the Classroom

In his first year of teaching social studies at Clayton High School, Lance Atkinson '18MAT said being able to adapt to change was one of the most important traits he brought to the classroom. Perhaps that trait is one of the reasons Johnston County Public Schools named him its 2019 Outstanding First-Year Teacher. 

Apr 4, 2019

10 Reasons Why We Chose Graduate Studies at the NC State College of Education

The NC State College of Education held its first Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1-5. Over the past few months, we have engaged with a number of graduate students who have shared with us why they chose to pursue their advanced degrees at NC State Education. Here’s what they said. 

Math Classroom

Apr 3, 2019

New NSF-Funded Program to Prepare High School Math Teachers as Master Teachers in 6 High-Needs School Districts in NC

Twenty high school mathematics teachers in Cabarrus, Edgecombe, Mount Airy, Rockingham, Sampson and Wayne school districts will strengthen their leadership skills and instructional practice in high school mathematics through the five-year, NSF-funded North Carolina High School Mathematics Master Teacher Fellows Program.