NC State College of Education Awarded Over $1M in Research Funding October-December, 2020
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $1,048,844 to support seven projects from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020. Total amounts reflect only the funding that was directly awarded to College of Education faculty and researchers.
College of Education Invited to Join Educator Preparation Laboratory (EdPrepLab) Initiative to Strengthen Educator Preparation Across the U.S.
The NC State College of Education has been invited to join the Educator Preparation Laboratory (EdPrepLab), an initiative to strengthen educator preparation in the United States by building the collaborative capacity of preparation programs, school districts and policymakers.
College of Education Faculty, Alumni Offer Advice on How to Discuss Violence at U.S. Capitol with Students
As the world watched the violent attacks at the U.S. Capitol Building unfold Jan. 6, many educators were left wondering, “what does teaching require of us in this moment?” That question was one of several explored by a group of panelists during the “Responding to Insurrection: How Do We Talk with Students?” webinar hosted by the Friday Institute on Jan. 14, 2021.
Achieving the Dream President and CEO Karen A. Stout Named Chair of Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Advisory Board
Karen A. Stout, Ed.D., president and CEO of Achieving the Dream, has been appointed as the chair of the Advisory Board for the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. She takes over the role from NC State Professor of the Practice Robert Templin, Ph.D., who has served as chair for the past several years.
Ask the Expert: How Can Teachers Help Bilingual Students Become Proficient Readers? Through ‘Consistent Exposure to a Variety of Texts and Explicit and Sustained Literacy Instruction,’ Says Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea
English language learners’ development of second language literacy skills is often quite unique, says Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., because it often takes longer to develop than their day-to-day oral communication skills. She explains how educators can support these students as they become proficient English readers.
Associate Professor Anna Egalite Ranked Among Education Week’s Top 200 Scholars Who had the Biggest Influence on Educational Practice and Policy in 2020
For the second year in a row, Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., has been ranked by Education Week as one of the Top 200 education scholars who had the biggest influence on educational practice and policy.
Margareta Thomson on the Importance of an International Perspective: ‘Providing Students with Opportunities to be Immersed in Various Aspects of Global Learning is a Great Benefit for Them’
When Margareta Thomson, Ph.D., a professor of educational psychology in the NC State College of Education, was a graduate student at Florida State University, she had an opportunity to work on a National Science Foundation-funded project that helped shape the focus of her research for the rest of her career.
Five First-year College of Education Doctoral Students Have Articles Published in EdNC
Students in Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee’s Critical Theory and Public Engagement course were asked to submit their final papers for the class for publication. Now, five students whose publications were accepted by EdNC share their experiences with the project.
CARES Act Funding Helps Graduate Students in the College of Education’s Higher Education Program Enhance Training to Become Virtual Student Success Coaches
From Dec. 7-11, 2020, master’s students in the NC State College of Education’s Higher Education Program will receive enhanced training to become virtual student success coaches who can support undergraduate students through remote learning situations.
Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Receives North Carolina English Teachers’ Association’s First-ever Anti-Racist Teaching Award
For Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., anti-racist education is a 24/7 attitude and mindset. Her work in practicing and promoting anti-racist education was recently honored with the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association’s first-ever Anti-Racist Teaching Award.