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 […]
New Scholarship Supports Education Students
A scholarship honoring the memory of the late Dr. Jenny Penney Oliver will give recipients a chance to follow in the footsteps of the award’s namesake.
Making Student Success a Global Effort
Jere Confrey works alongside two nonprofits — Teachers2Teachers (T2T) and Starfish Impact — to give young Guatemalan women crucial educational support.
Graduate Education Week | How Graduate Students’ Research Impacts Education
To coincide with NC State’s Graduate Education Week, which begins March 20, we talked to two doctoral students in the College of Education who recently presented at the 4th annual Scholar-Practitioner Symposium.
College of Education Scholar Athletes Excel in Classroom, Pool
Two College of Education students recently helped the NC State women’s swimming and diving team to its first ACC championship since 1980: Rachel Muller and Ky-Lee Perry.
Fletcher Receives National Award for Doctoral Dissertation
Dr. Michael Shane Fletcher received his Ph.D. in literacy from the College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences in December 2016. He was recently honored with the 2017 American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Middle Level Education SIG Graduate Research Award for his dissertation, "Finding Their Voices: A Narrative Inquiry of Sixth-Grade Lumbee Males who Struggle with Reading." Fletcher will present his research at the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
College of Education graduates are among the leading minds in the field of education today – forging paths in the areas of teaching, learning counseling and educational leadership.
Spotlight on Alumna Lori Dees
Lori Dees uses what she learned at the College of Education to daily impact the lives of her students. Dees, an associate professor of English at Wake Technical Community College, recently earned Wake Tech’s 2016 Instructor of the Year award.
Engaging in Computer Science
College of Education faculty change the way students learn through classroom innovation. That’s exactly what Dr. Eric Wiebe does through ENGAGE, a game-based learning environment that gets middle school students involved in computer science.