Ask the Expert: What Does the Constitution Say About Education? Nothing Explicitly, But That Doesn’t Mean it Can’t Help Provide Students with Equal Educational Access, Says Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue
The U.S. Constitution doesn’t explicitly guarantee a right to public education, but Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue explains how the 14th Amendment has helped to ensure students have access to equitable educational opportunities.
With $30.5M in Funding Awarded in FY2019-20, College of Education Faculty Set Record for Grants Awarded for Third Consecutive Year
NC State College of Education faculty and staff, including research associates with its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded 54 grants from external sources in the 2019-20 academic year, totaling $30,485,332. This marks the third consecutive year that the college has set a record for highest total dollar amount in grants awarded to faculty in a single year.
NC State College of Education Research: A Year in Review
Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education have had another extraordinary year conducting impactful research, authoring award-winning books and journal articles and setting another record in grant funding awarded. Take a look at some of the work they have engaged in to solve pressing educational problems and advance equity in 2019-20.
Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Named President-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., professor of higher education and senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion at the NC State College of Education, has been named president-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), a scholarly society with 2,000 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study.
Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Crystal Chen Lee Develop Webinar to Help Educators Learn to Promote Youth Voices
Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., have drawn on their experiences with the #PasstheMicYouth and Literacy and Community Initiative projects to develop a webinar to help educators better understand how to amplify youth voices.
NC State College of Education Awarded More than $30M in Grants in 2019-20 Academic Year
The NC State College of Education, including scholars with its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, was awarded more than $30 million for 54 new grants from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. You can view a selection of the […]
Doctoral Student Katie Loovis ‘22EDD Credits Experience in Community College Leadership Program with Helping Her Author New Report Examining Workforce Development in Skilled Construction Trades
Katie Loovis ‘22EDD has been a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education for just over one year, but her time in the Community College Leadership program has helped her to conduct research that is already having an impact on workforce development initiatives in North Carolina.
Ask the Expert: Why is it Important to Introduce Engineering Concepts to K-12 Students? To Help Develop ‘Habits of Mind They Can Use for the Rest of Their Life,’ Says Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones
Most students understand careers like doctors and firefighters at an early age, so why shouldn’t K-12 educators model and teach about a career as an engineer as well? Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones, Ph.D. explains why it is important to introduce engineering concepts to K-12 students.
Paper Co-authored by Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger Outlines Success of Faculty Work Activity Dashboards in Addressing Faculty Inequities
Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., is helping to address inequities in faculty workloads at universities through her work in developing faculty work activity dashboards, the success of which are outlined in a recently published article.
Award-winning Paper Co-authored by Professor and STEM Education Department Head Aaron Clark Demonstrates Success of Modules Developed through NSF Grant
Aaron Clark, Ph.D., head of the Department of STEM Education and a professor of technology, engineering, and design education at the NC State College of Education, is working to improve the success of engineering students and educators through research that resulted in two award-winning articles published over the past two years.