ECSU Chancellor Thomas Conway ’94 PHD Named Distinguished Alumnus
Before becoming Elizabeth City State University’s chancellor, Thomas Conway ’94 worked at NC State for 32 years, including serving as dean of Undergraduate Academic Programs and a visiting lecturer in the NC State College of Education’s counselor education program, where he earned his doctorate in 1994.
WUNC: New Online Program Helps Non-Traditional Teachers Get Licensed
What's the point of Pathway to Practice NC, the joint online program for lateral entry teachers between the NC State College of Education and UNC School of Education? To not only license more teachers who are already in the field, but to train thoughtful, effective teachers who will stay, Alternative Licensure Director Alison Winzeler tells WUNC News.
N&O: Want to be a Teacher? These 5 Colleges were Chosen for New Teaching Fellows Program
Via the Raleigh News & Observer, the NC State College of Education is a perfect fit for the re-established North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz said. “We are North Carolina’s largest producer of STEM educators, and the teachers we graduate are among the most effective in the state."
NC State College of Education Selected to Host N.C. Teaching Fellows Program
The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, which will return in 2018-19, was established to recruit, prepare and support students attending North Carolina's top education programs for preparation as highly effective STEM or special education teachers in the state's public schools. The NC State College of Education is the state's largest producer of STEM educators and the teachers the college graduates rank among the most effective in the state based on statewide performance reports.
Counseling Today: There’s No Escaping Technology
In a new monthly series she will co-write for Counseling Today Online, Assistant Professor Adria S. Dunbar will explore how counselors can leverage technology to be more effective and efficient. In the debut entry, Dunbar and her co-author write: "Whether you’re the early adopter who embraces technology usage in every aspect of your life or the skeptical laggard who argues that we would all be better off if we were less plugged in, you can’t escape the question of whether (or how) to integrate technology into your life and work."
NBC News: When College Classrooms Become Ideologically Segregated, Everyone Suffers
NBC News features a report Stephen R. Porter and Paul D. Umbach, experts in education policy and professors at the NC State College of Education, led a decade ago that assessed factors that predict undergraduate major choice by surveying undergraduates at an unnamed elite liberal arts college. The researchers found, after controlling for many variables, that politics were a powerful predictor of major, rivaled only by personality.
EdNC: What Does It Mean to be an ‘Effective’ Teacher Preparation Program?
Our obligation is to prepare the very best teachers for our state, so how do we know if we're doing that? Michael Maher asks in a piece he wrote for EdNC. Maher is the assistant dean for professional education and accreditation at the NC State College of Education and a member of the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.
3 NC State Education Doctoral Students Receive A.M. Witherspoon Scholarships
Kendrick Alston, Jemilia Davis and LaTeisha Jeannis -- all doctoral students in the Department of Educational Leadership, Human Development and Policy -- have each received 2017 A.M. Witherspoon Scholarships for Graduate Students from the Black Alumni Society -- the most of any college at NC State.
The EvoLLLution: Using Online Competency-Based Programming to Create Pathways for Lateral Entry Employees
Alison Winzeler discusses Pathway to Practice North Carolina, a competency-based program designed to help lateral-entry teachers hired by North Carolina schools earn their teaching certifications, in an interview with The EvoLLLution. Winzeler is the coordinator of Pathway to Practice, director of NC TEACH and alternative licensure director at the NC State College of Education.
METRC to Host Grand Opening Expo Monday, Nov. 13
As part of American Education Week, celebrate METRC's revitalized space, meet its new team and make your mark in METRC as we step forward into the next 90 years of the NC State College of Education.