Valencia College President Sanford ‘Sandy’ Shugart: ‘Dramatic Improvements in the Transfer Ecosystem’ Needed to Help Students Transition from Community Colleges to Universities
Valencia College President Sanford “Sandy” Shugart offered six steps for creating a successful community college transfer system when he delivered the NC State College of Education’s Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3, 2019.
Nash Community College President Honored with I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award at Dallas Herring Lecture
The NC State College of Education recognized Nash Community College President and NC State alumnus William Carver, Ph.D., with the I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award during the annual Dallas Herring Lecture.
Ask The Expert: Can I Discuss the Impeachment Inquiry in My Classroom? Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy Shares Why Discussion is an Important Learning Tool
Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., shares reasons why teachers should address sensitive political issues, like the recent impeachment inquiry, in the classroom and offers advice on facilitating these discussions.
iPad Minis, Mobile App Improve Efficiency of NC State’s Counselor Education Program
When the old model of supervising graduate students in the Counselor Education Program proved to be difficult, Assistant Professor Adria Shipp Dunbar developed a solution that resulted in a new app and iPad minis for students.
Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion Help Associate Professor James Bartlett Show ‘Community Colleges are a Viable Pathway to Success’
Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., realizes that many people view community colleges as a second choice for earning a degree, but a Nov. 21 event helped showcase how community colleges can be a first choice to start a pathway to success.
Associate Professor James Bartlett Examines Role of Community Colleges in Reducing the Skills Gap in New Report
An American Council on Education report co-authored by Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., is examining how community colleges can address the skills gap and providing practical solutions for community college leaders.
Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Discusses Global Perspectives on Language Practices at South African Conference
Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., had the opportunity to collaborate with about a dozen international colleagues at an October conference in South Africa that focused on taking a global perspective on language practices in education.
NC State College of Education Partners with College of Natural Resources to Offer Minor in Environmental Education
Beginning in the spring semester, NC State students will have the option to minor in environmental education thanks to a partnership between the NC State College of Education and the College of Natural Resources.
Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Aims to Improve Teaching with Primary Resources, Student Outcomes Through Library of Congress Grant
Teaching with primary sources can often be challenging for social studies teachers, which is why Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., plans to use a new grant from the Library of Congress to engage educators in action research as they teach and also study student outcomes.
‘Dessert with Democracy’ Helps Educators See the Value of Classroom Discussion Through Open Forum for Community
Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Christy Byrd, Ph.D., provided a forum for discussion and helped College of Education students see the benefits of classroom discussion during the “Dessert with Democracy” event.