Rocky Mount Telegram: Edgecombe Honors Top Principal
Edgecombe County Public Schools has named Matt Smith '14 MSA its 2018-19 Principal of the Year. Smith joined Edgecombe County Early College High School as principal after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy.
Manfra to Share How to Tackle Fake News in the Classroom in Upcoming Webinar
NC State Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra will share ways teachers can equip their students to be media literate in the current era of misinformation and fake news in a professional development webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25.
N.C. Science Teachers Gain Research Experience through NIH-Funded Grant
Through a National Institutes of Health-funded, five-year project, NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson heads a new professional development program designed to help K-12 teachers from high-poverty North Carolina schools build their scientific research skills and content knowledge.
NC State Education Graduate Student Earns Obenauf Award for Research
Kayla Norville ’14 MED, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s learning and teaching STEM program, received the Dr. Patricia A. Obenauf Graduate Student Research Presentation Award for her work in studying the influence in-service teachers have on pre-service science teachers.
[Photo Gallery] Belltower Glowed Red for NC State Education’s First Truman Scholar
View our photo gallery highlighting the first time the Belltower was lit red to celebrate an international honor awarded to an individual affiliated with the NC State College of Education. That happened Sept. 28 to honor Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and NC State’s 10th Truman Scholar. “There are so many moments when my mentors, professors, friends and family saw my potential when I couldn’t and encouraged me to reach it. Thank you for pushing me to be my best self,” Lawson said.
Family Ties Inspire Nicholas Schwankl to Join Teaching Fellows at NC State
Following in his father’s footsteps, Nicholas Schwankl applied to the Teaching Fellows at NC State program when it returned to the NC State College of Education last fall. Now enrolled in the program, he looks forward to using the knowledge and skills he gains in technology, engineering & design education to make his future classroom an inviting and inspiring place for his students.
Joy Gaston Gayles’ New Book Tackles Critical Issues in College Sports
In her new book "Critical Issues for Student Athletes: Going Behind the Invisible Wall," NC State Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles offers a critical approach to dealing with the complexities of problems that arise from big-time college sport entertainment enterprises on college campuses across the United States.
Egalite Contributes Charter School Research to New Book Examining Role of Federal Government in Education
The NC State Education assistant professor writes about the expansion of charter schools under the Bush and Obama administrations in a new book titled Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned out this week.
Belltower Will Be Lit Red for Student Ashley Lawson Sept. 28—A First for NC State College of Education
NC State will light the Belltower red on the night of Friday, Sept. 28, to recognize NC State College of Education senior Ashley Lawson being named the university’s 10th Truman Scholar. “To me, the lighting is more of a celebration of an incredible community that helped me achieve dreams I never knew I wanted,” Lawson said.
Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators
Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development.