Crystal Espey Named Coordinator of Teaching Fellows at NC State Program
Crystal Espey ’11, ’18 MSA is the coordinator of the N.C. Teaching Fellows at NC State program, effective Aug. 13. She’s a former N.C. Teaching Fellow who previously taught high school math in Wake County for six years. She also earned a Master of School Administration from the NC State College of Education.
EdNC.org: Wolfpack WORKS Gets Ready to Bolster Literacy Efforts
In this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Paola Sztajn, NC State College of Education's associate dean for research and Innovation and co-principal investigator for Wolfpack WORKS. Wolfpack WORKS is an offshoot of the Read to Achieve program and will help first- and second-year, K-2 teachers better provide literacy instruction to their students.
Melvin “Jai” Jackson Named Director for Graduate Student Recruitment, Mentoring, and Success
Melvin “Jai” Jackson, Ph.D., will begin as NC State College of Education’s director for graduate student recruitment, mentoring, and success Aug. 1. Jackson’s primary responsibility will be providing graduate student and program support to ensure graduate student success, recruiting prospective graduate students, and assessing graduate programs.
With 1K+ Donors, NC State College of Education Has Record Year of Giving in 2017-18
The NC State College of Education received gifts totaling $4,680,964 from 1,047 donors during fiscal year 2017-18. The number of donors is the highest total the college has had in a single year in its 90-year history, and the dollar amount in gifts is the most since at least 2003.
Eddie Price to Lead N.C. Principal Fellows Program
The longtime, accomplished school administrator who was previously the deputy superintendent of the Johnston County Public Schools will lead the competitive, merit-based scholarship loan program that prepares top-tier candidates to be school leaders and that recently relocated to the NC State College of Education.
Aaron C. Clark Named Head of Department of STEM Education
RALEIGH, N.C. — Aaron C. Clark ’97 EDD will be the head of the NC State College of Education’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education, effective Aug. 1. He is a professor of technology, design and engineering […]
NC State Education Receives $10.8M Grant from Belk Endowment to Enhance Its Support of Community Colleges
The largest grant ever made to the NC State College of Education since records have been kept will expand the college’s efforts to create a pipeline of highly-qualified community college leaders who improve post-secondary student outcomes. "This generous grant from the John M. Belk Endowment is a tremendous investment in NC State University, our state's community colleges, and the long-term economic vitality of North Carolina," said NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.
4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grants
Faculty members KC Busch, Crystal Chen Lee, Jessica Hunt and Jamie Pearson have received Faculty Research and Professional Development grants worth $7,500 to support their research.
Fox News: Thousands of Teachers, Students Descend on North Carolina’s Capitol in Protest
“There became this kind of climate where folks really felt like teachers are being disrespected, schools are being disrespected,” Michael Maher, assistant dean for professional education, told Fox News about Wednesday's March For Students and Rally for Respect. “And that kind of came on the heels of the recession, and if you follow what happened in North Carolina, we were hit pretty hard by the recession.”
NPR: Now It’s North Carolina Teachers’ Turn: How Did We Get Here? What’s Next?
About the March For Students and Rally For Respect, Assistant Dean Michael Maher tells NPR: "It comes down to priorities, right? How we want to invest in education going forward? What do we really want to invest in in this state? How can we make the best possible decisions? And I think that is also one of these things that's getting lost in kind of the back and forth is that this isn't only about teachers. It's about kids."