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May 22, 2023 ‘I Didn’t Know How to Spell’: NC Teachers Take on Renewed Way to Teach Reading

Jill Grifenhagen, an associate professor in literacy education at NC State’s College of Education, talks with WRAL about how the teaching of reading. 

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May 18, 2023

WFAE: How ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence are Impacting Education

WFAE spoke with a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools educator and two tech experts, including College of Education Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang, to learn the pros and cons of artificial intelligence in education. 

Graduating Student London Tolson holding up wolf ears

May 2, 2023

Meet Our Class of 2023

A proud Wolfpack mom celebrating her son and daughter’s graduation. A community college leader. Impactful researchers and future teachers. These are just some of the almost 360 new alumni the NC State College of Education will celebrate during our Spring 2023 Graduation Ceremony on May 5. 

Transformational Scholars for EdNC

Apr 6, 2023

EdNC | Dean Sztajn: Providing High-quality Teachers Who Stay in the Classroom

Creative and effective solutions that strengthen what is already working and generate new initiatives that address the current crisis in the teaching workforce are urgent, writes College of Education Dean Paola Sztajn in a Perspective for EdNC. These solutions also need to attend to the quality of teacher preparation in order to best serve our students, particularly those most vulnerable. 

Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger at a Belk Center event

Mar 28, 2023

EdNC: N.C. Community Colleges Collaborate to Support Adult Learners

Since 2021, the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research has gathered data, stories, and lessons learned from colleges participating in NC Reconnect – the initiative to re-engage and enroll adult learners in North Carolina community colleges 

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Feb 6, 2023 NC School Leaders Search for New Way to Measure School Performance Without Socioeconomic Bias

College of Education Distinguished Professor Lance Fusarelli talks to WRAL News about performance metrics for schools. 

College of Education ranked #30 Beset Online Master's Program in the nation

Jan 24, 2023

NC State College of Education Ranked #30 in U.S. News’ Best Online Programs Rankings

NC State’s College of Education was tied at #30 in the nation in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Master's in Education Programs rankings. Nationally, the college also ranked #9 for veterans, and in speciality categories, #15 in Educational Administration and Supervision and #19 in Curriculum and Instruction. 

Developing Cultural Competence (DCC) Program

Jan 17, 2023

College of Education Sponsoring $100 Program Fee for Students Who Participate in Developing Cultural Competence (DCC) Program

The Developing Cultural Competence (DCC) Virtual Exchange and certificate program is hosted by the NC State Global Training Initiative.   The College of Education is sponsoring the $100 Program Fee for students… 

Library books

Jan 13, 2023

Chalkbeat: Book Challenges May Have ‘Chilling Effects’ on New LGBTQ Books in School Libraries, Study Finds

Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Paula McAvoy spoke with Chalkbeat about a new study out of Boston University that looked at book challenges in school districts and the effect they may have on library acquisitions. 

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Jan 11, 2023

EdNC: Respect Educators and Their Knowledge

"We owe it to educators (as well as all students) to ensure they feel the trust and respect they deserve," writes College of Education Dean Paola Sztajn in a Perspective published on