Emily Packard

Jul 24, 2017

Class of 2016 | Where Are They Now?

We caught up with several alumni from the Class of 2016 to see what they have been up to since completing their degrees and after working for a year in the field of education.

Jul 24, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Alumna Wins Fulbright Award, Headed to Netherlands for Research Study Inspired by Students

Adrienne Berg ’15 MED will use her Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching to research the Dutch approach to sex education in schools.

Jun 29, 2017  |  Research and Impact

Promoting Math Pedagogy

A partnership between the Person County Schools and College of Education, Project C3M equips teachers with innovative mathematics instruction to improve student outcomes and help kindergarten through eighth grade students build a strong mathematical foundation.

May 26, 2017

Helping Social Studies Teachers Engage Students in Learning About World War I

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra is helping teachers and students better understand the impact of World War I on North Carolina through curriculum resources she helped develop for the N.C. Museum of History’s interactive multimedia World War I exhibit that opened in April.

May 11, 2017

Enhancing Student Teaching through International Travel

After student teaching in local classrooms for 10 weeks, 11 seniors spent five weeks in classrooms in China. There, the students say, they developed a deeper sense of cultural awareness and competence that will help them better reach their future students.

May 5, 2017

Rachel Coffman ’17: Taking the High (School) Road

Rachel Coffman ’17 wants to make math more accessible to her students — and to support them as the College of Education faculty have supported her. Name: Rachel Coffman Hometown: Raleigh Major: Mathematics and Math Education Activities: North Carolina Council […]

May 5, 2017

Kathleen Anne Epperson ’17 MS: Why I’m Returning to Teaching

Kathleen Anne Epperson’ 17 MS left the classroom to pursue a master’s at the College of Education. After being reminded of the rewards of teaching, she’s now headed back to the classroom. Name: Kathleen Anne Epperson Hometown: Concord, North Carolina […]

May 5, 2017

Derek Williams ’17 PHD.: Widening His Sphere of Influence through Mathematics Education

Derek Williams ’17 PHD will expand his impact on others through teaching mathematics at the college level and in a teacher education program. Name: Derek A. Williams Hometown: Raleigh Field of Study: Ph.D., Mathematics Education Research Activities: Conducting research on […]

May 5, 2017

Rebeka Townsend ’17: Making Strides in Mathematics Education

Rebeka Townsend ‘17 will take her passion for mathematics education into the high school classroom this fall, with a goal for helping students overcome their challenges. Name: Rebeka Townsend Hometown: Apex Major: Mathematics Education (9-12), ESL (K-12) Activities: North Carolina […]

May 5, 2017

Ashley Whitehead ’17 PHD: Educating Our Educators

Ashley Whitehead ’17 PHD will use her Ph.D. to develop the next generation of pre-service math teachers. Name: Ashley Whitehead Hometown: Princeton, Indiana Field of Study: Ph.D., Mathematics Education Activities: Faculty Awards Committee Graduate Student Representative, Kappa Delta Pi, Preparing […]