Assistant Teaching Professor and MAT Director Micha Jeffries: ‘I Hope My Students First See Themselves As Change Agents. There Are So Many Things That We Can Tackle As Educators.’
As a young teacher at a diverse school in Forsyth County, Micha Jeffries, Ph.D., was shocked to hear a young, Black boy say that teachers didn’t expect him to read. That encounter encouraged her to devote her work to issues of diversity as a pre-service teacher educator.
NC State College of Education Awarded $3.9 Million in Research Funding January-March, 2021
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, were awarded $3,927,703 to support 13 projects from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021.
Articles from Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Highlight Professional Development, Digital Instruction Challenges for Social Studies Teachers During the Pandemic
Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., has always believed in the importance of considering teachers’ insider knowledge. Her recent work with Wake County Public School System teachers is highlighted in two recently published articles that showcase professional development work and the challenges in delivering high-quality digital instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State Names 2021 ECMC Foundation Postsecondary CTE Research Fellows
Fourteen Fellows from institutions across the nation have been selected to participate in the third annual Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research Fellows Program at NC State University, sponsored by the ECMC Foundation.
Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith Receives NC State’s 2020-21 Outstanding Teacher Award
When NC State College of Education Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D., was a little girl, she always dreamed she would one day be an educator, but she ended up taking a roundabout route into the profession. Now, her efforts as an educator are recognized as a recipient of NC State’s 2020-21 Outstanding Teacher Award.
Doctoral Student Danielle Moloney ‘24PHD Awarded Prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from National Science Foundation
Danielle Moloney ‘24PHD, a student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ elementary education in mathematics and science program area of study, has been awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
Assistant Professor K.C. Busch to Use $1.1 Million NSF CAREER Grant to Develop Model and Metrics for Community Level Scientific Literacy
For the past five years, K.C. Busch, Ph.D., has been thinking about ways to learn more about how community members learn from those within their social networks. Now, she will be able to develop a theory and test metrics for measuring community level science learning through social networks thanks to a recently awarded $1.1 million NSF CAREER grant.
Doctoral Student Kathryn Rende Wins People’s Champion Prize in Shark Tank-style Competition at AERA Conference for Equity-focused Research Proposal
Doctoral student Kathryn Rende was selected as the People’s Champion during a Shark Tank-style pitch competition at the annual AERA conference for their project that aims to examine how engagement in scientific research impacts students’ agencies for using science to address climate injustice.
Faculty, Alumna in Counselor Education Program Honored with Awards from Chi Sigma Iota
Faculty and an alumna of the NC State College of Education’s Counselor Education program were recognized with two awards from the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International during their annual meeting in March 2021.
Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor Emeritus Jere Confrey to Help Students Living in Poverty Teach Peers Through Project Funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Grand Algebra Challenge
The Math Door, founded by Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey, Ph.D., is helping to pilot a program that would help high school students teach algebra to their younger peers through funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Grand Algebra Challenge.