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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]