NC State Education Joins Forces with Poe Center for Health Education
Pre-service educators from the NC State College of Education get hands-on experience in informal learning through a partnership between the College and Raleigh’s Poe Center for Health Education, the only health education field trip destination of its kind in North Carolina.
iScholars Win 1st Place in National School Design Competition
The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars received first place for their innovative school of the future in a national design competition hosted by the Association for Learning Environments. They will present their final design at the association’s national conference in Anaheim, California, in October.
NC State Education Awarded $7.6M in Research Funding March-May 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $7,643,909 to support 11 research projects from March 13 to May 15, 2019.
Professor Jere Confrey Offers Insight to Learning Trajectories as Part of an International Expert Paper Series
Jere Confrey, Ph.D., Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education at the NC State College of Education, wrote “A Synthesis of Research on Learning Trajectories/Progressions in Mathematics” to help global educators better understand, support and improve student performance in mathematics.
EdNC.org: How Public School Educators Built a Radically Innovative School
What would students come up with if given the chance to design their own schools? That's the question a team of administrators -- including NC State College of Education graduates Valerie Bridges '10EDD, Donnell Cannon '16MSA, Jenny O'Meara '16MSA and Erin Swanson '12MSA -- in Edgecombe County posed two years ago when thinking of ways to increase student engagement, graduation rates and more in their county. The response to that question helped create the North Phillips School of Innovation, a micro school pilot in Tarboro, North Carolina.
NCDPI: Edgecombe County School Leader Named 2019 N.C. Principal of the Year
Matthew Bristow-Smith '14MSA was named Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year Friday, May 10. He took the helm of Edgecombe Early College High School shortly after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) in 2014. Of the award and his role within his school, Bristow-Smith said, “The work is not about us. The work is about the kids. It’s about the families. It’s about the communities that we serve.”
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Aims to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Make Sense of Fractions using NSF CAREER Award
Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, believes all students deserve the space to reason about and appreciate themselves within mathematics, which is why she is using her NSF CAREER award to study how best to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions. Her project is part of the STEM for All Video Showcase being held May 13-20.
NC State Education Presents 3 Outstanding Dissertation Awards at Spring Graduation
The NC State College of Education has awarded Ashley Gray ’18PHD, Nancy Smith ’18PHD and Mona Tauber ’19PHD doctoral dissertation awards for outstanding scholarly research completed during the 2018-19 academic year.
Thank An Educator
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The NC State College of Education will celebrate the graduation of about 328 new alumni during its May 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 10, in Reynolds Coliseum. Meet a few of them and learn how they plan to impact the field of education in a new web series that features personal letters to the college, videos and as-told-to stories.