Leah Jarvis

Feb 21, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

Report: NC State Largest Producer of Mathematics Education Doctorates in N.C., 5th Largest in U.S.

The NC State College of Education is the largest producer of doctoral graduates in mathematics education in North Carolina and the fifth largest producer in the nation, according to a new independent report published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The same report also found that the program No. 12 in the nation among peer recommendations.

Feb 19, 2019

Graduate Student Deidre Kelly Receives 2019 Warner Graduate Student Research Award

Deidre Kelly, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has been selected to receive the 2019 Warner Graduate Student Research Award presented by international honor society Epsilon Pi Tau.

Feb 7, 2019

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy on Facilitating Classroom Discussions

In this Q&A, Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy discusses some of the ethical dilemmas teachers face when they introduce controversial issues into the classroom. She will present her talk “The Ethics of Steering Classroom Discussions” as part of the Ethics Across the Disciplines Lecture Series hosted by the Parr Center for Ethics on Feb. 25.

Jan 25, 2019

Graduate Student Deidre Kelly Selected for ITEEA 21st Century Leadership Academy

Deidre Kelly, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has been selected for the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 21st Century Leadership Academy for 2019-2020.

Jan 23, 2019

Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78 PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) named Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level.

Jan 22, 2019

Graduate Student Kevin Singer Receives NASPA Research Award

Kevin Singer, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Research Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

Jan 18, 2019

Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith Receives NBCC Approved Clinical Supervisor Training Award

The Approved Clinical Supervisor Training Award from the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC) Foundation provides recipients with funding to attain their approved clinical supervisor credential.

Jan 16, 2019

[Video]: EdNC.org: Computer Science for All

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is providing opportunities to learn computer science in classrooms across North Carolina through its Computer Science for All initiative. Hear from industry leaders about why the initiative is crucial to student success in this new video.

Jan 11, 2019

WRAL: Start Interventions Earlier to Improve Reading Skills

Trip Stallings, director of policy research at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, says better interventions in earlier grades could help North Carolina make more progress in reading achievement. Stallings is part of a team of researchers from the NC State College of Education and the Friday Institute that released findings from a five-year study on the state's Read to Achieve program last year.

Jan 9, 2019

Knocking It Out of the Park: A Playground Capstone Project

Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones created a playground capstone project for her TDE 481 students to blend their technical skills with the research methods they learned in her class last semester. See the innovative designs they brought to life using Poe Hall’s workshop and Makerspace.