Cherry Crayton

Jun 11, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

The Innovation Project, NC State College of Education Announce 19 NC High School Mathematics Master Teaching Fellows

The NSF-funded program will prepare, support and retain 19 master teachers of mathematics from seven high-needs school districts in North Carolina.

May 23, 2019

N&O: Kids Can Change Parents’ Minds About Climate Change, Researchers Say

A new study suggests that factoring kids into the climate equation might cut through political ideology. When North Carolina middle school students learned about climate change at school, their parents became much more concerned about it, according to the results of the NC State University research study published in Nature Climate Change this month. Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education Sarah Carrier was one of the study co-authors.

May 23, 2019  |  Research and Impact

How We’re Preparing Exceptional Principals

School leaders account for up to one-fourth of school-based effects on student achievement. Here’s on overview of how the NC State College of Education’s principal preparation programs have become a national model for preparing dynamics leaders who positively influence a school’s culture and student outcomes.

May 22, 2019

Assistant Professor Timothy Drake: “The Principal Pipeline is Only as Healthy as the Teacher Pipeline”

Timothy Drake, Ph.D., assistant professor of education leadership and policy, recently participated in a panel to discuss the condition of the principal pipeline and principal preparation in North Carolina at the invitation of the North Carolina State Board of Education. […]

May 22, 2019

EdNC: What is the Strategic Role of Community Colleges in North Carolina’s Economic Future?

On Thursday, the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research is hosting the first statewide conference on North Carolina’s economic competitiveness and economic mobility in partnership with the NC Community College System, Achieving the Dream, and The Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program. The key issue attendees will explore through the gathering is the role community colleges might play in increasing the economic competitiveness of the state.

May 8, 2019

From Chancellor Woodson: Responding to Violence Against Faith Communities

This weekend our nation witnessed yet another horrific act of anti-Semitic violence at the Chabad of Poway synagogue outside of San Diego where one person was killed, and three others were injured in a shooting on the last day of Passover.

May 6, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

2 Education Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two graduate students in the NC State College of Education won prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation: Stephen Gibson, a master's student in educational psychology, and Danielle Scharen, a May 2019 graduate of the master’s in elementary education science specialist program who begins work on her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences' program area of study in elementary learning sciences this fall.

May 2, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill to Prepare More Teachers for Elementary and Special Education through Expansion of Online Teacher Licensure Program

Pathway to Practice NC, an online licensure joint program between the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Education, will create new modules that enable residency licensed teachers to work towards specialized licensures in either elementary education or special education thanks to a $200,000 grant from the SECU Foundation. The grant will also provide scholarships for 10 North Carolina teachers to complete the online training.

May 2, 2019

NC State Education to Celebrate Graduation of Nearly 330 Students May 10

The NC State College of Education will celebrate the graduation of nearly 330 students during its Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 10, at 4:30 p.m. in Reynolds Coliseum. Graduating students Jemilia Davis and Mason Taylor will deliver the keynote addresses.

Apr 5, 2019

CBC Radio: The Emotional Toll of Microaggressions at Work

According to Dr. Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, a professor of educational psychology at NC State University, racial microaggressions are subtle insults made to communicate disparaging messages towards marginalized groups.