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Author: Janine Bowen

A principal with students.

Oct 20, 2021

$4.5 Million Grant Will Help College of Education’s Innovative, Award-winning Principal Preparation Program Prepare More School Leaders

The NC State College of Education will be able to continue preparing future school leaders for high-needs schools through $4.5 million in funding for its innovative principal preparation program through the NC Principal Fellows Program. 

Elementary Education

Oct 18, 2021

‘We Need to Support Our Students to Be Well Enough, Both Physically and Mentally, to Learn:’ Doctoral Student Laura Romeo Redesigns Elementary Education Course to Focus on Educating the Whole Child

Laura Romeo ’22PHD, a doctoral student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ elementary education in mathematics and science program area of study, is preparing pre-service teachers to address the needs of their students’ minds and bodies through a course she redesigned for the NC State College of Education’s undergraduate elementary education program. 

Memorial Belltower

Oct 14, 2021

Inside Higher Ed: The Culture of Institutional Philanthropy Must Change

Graduate student Juliana Bohland discusses her own experiences in institutional advancement and the need for representation in the field. 

School girl thinking what to write on a blackboard.

Oct 14, 2021

Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Will Support Teachers to Bring Equitable Mathematics Instruction into Classrooms Through National Science Foundation Grant

Jonee Wilson, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, has watched countless hours of instruction from classrooms across the United States. But, she said, she and other researchers have rarely seen equitable mathematics instruction put into practice. She hopes to address this issue through a new four-year, National Science Foundation DRK12 grant. 

Photo of Meeting FACES event in Raleigh

Oct 13, 2021

FACES Program Hopes to Connect Families of Children with Autism to Resources, Each Other Through Community Events

Lonnie Manns ’20MAT, a student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ educational equity program area of study and the graduate research assistant for FACES Parent Advocacy Program, is hoping to help build a stronger community for families of children with autism. 

Science Class

Oct 12, 2021

Professor Meg Blanchard to Help Teachers Bring Eco-manufacturing Research, Career Connections to Classrooms Through Work on $3 Million Grant-funded project

Electronics are prevalent in almost every facet of life, but typically produce vast amounts of waste while their manufacturing process uses limited, scarce elements. The need to develop electronics that use energy-efficient manufacturing processes and renewable resources that degrade or can be repurposed is being addressed by a team of interdisciplinary researchers, including College of Education Professor of Science Education Meg Blanchard. 

NC State College of Education Distinguished Professors Lance Fusarelli and Hollylynne Lee

Oct 11, 2021

Lance Fusarelli and Hollylynne Lee Named Professors of Distinction

Lance Fusarelli, professor of educational leadership and policy, and Hollylynne Lee, professor of mathematics and statistics education, have been selected as professors of distinction at NC State University. 

stack of books

Oct 7, 2021

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from June-September 2021

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing topics and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from June through September 2021. 

Roshaunda Breeden, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scholar at the Belk Center, receives the Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award

Oct 4, 2021

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Roshaunda Breeden Receives Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Roshaunda Breeden, Ph.D. has received the Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year Award for her research examining the relationship between the University of Georgia and local Black communities. 

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles

Sep 29, 2021

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Delivers Keynote Address on “Advancing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Research & Practice” to Kick Off NC State’s Research Week

During her keynote address for Research Week at NC State, NC State College of Education Professor and Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D. offered three tips for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in research and practice.