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."
The Conversation: Science Teachers Sacrifice to Provide Lab Materials for Students
Whatever salary the science teacher at your local public school makes per year, subtract US$450. That’s how much money the typical middle and high school science teacher spends out of pocket each year on science lab materials. The $450 figure is based on a study Graduate Research Assistant Emily Cayton and Professor Gail Jones recently conducted to determine if science teachers have adequate funding to teach laboratories and science investigations.
NPR: Before They Walk Into A Classroom, These New Teachers Will March On The N.C. Capitol
Last week, teachers-to-be WinnieHope Mamboleo and Cristina Chase Lane marched across the graduation stage at North Carolina State University. This week, they'll be marching with future colleagues at the state capitol in Raleigh, asking for better pay and better school funding.
Hats Off to #NCStateCED18!
The NC State College of Education welcomed over 335 new alumni this spring. Meet a few of our new alumni, read a recap about the college's graduation ceremony held May 11, and view photos graduating students submitted from their time at NC State.
EdNC.org: Superintendent Johnson Allocates Funds for Literacy Training and Coaching
During a press conference Monday, State Superintendent Mark Johnson said the Department of Public Instruction will partner with the NC State College of Education to help beginning K-2 teachers in 15 low-performing local districts in reading instruction. The program, called Wolfpack WORKS (Ways to Optimize Reading/Writing for Kids Statewide), will also use Read to Achieve funds and combines in-person coaching with NC State professionals and online training.
NC State Education, NCDPI to Launch Wolfpack WORKS to Help Beginning Teachers Provide High-Quality Literacy Instruction
The pilot initiative will incorporate blended professional development, literacy-specific coaching and the resources first-year, K-2 teachers need to implement effective classroom literacy instruction in high-need elementary schools.
Meet Our Student Graduation Speakers
Graduating students Taylor Sprague '18MS and Cristina Chase Lane '18 will deliver the keynote addresses at the NC State College of Education's Spring 2018 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 11. Get to know the student speakers.
Lee V. Stiff ’78 PHD Named Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
As associate dean for faculty and academic affairs, effective May 4, 2018, Lee V. Stiff will oversee curriculum and academic programs, as well as faculty matters. “In addition to being a gifted researcher, communicator, and problem solver, Dr. Stiff has an institutional knowledge of NC State and the college matched by few," said Dean Mary Ann Danowitz.