Making Professional Development Count for Elementary Math Teachers
Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., associate dean for research and innovation for the NC State College of Education, has co-edited a book on professional development that focuses on the use of learning trajectories in elementary math instruction. She explains why everybody should be taking the lead in improving professional development in teaching math.
Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents
A new study co-authored by Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education Sarah Carrier finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.
Legislators Hear About Value of Graduate Education
Megan Ennes '19PHD represented NC State at the North Carolina General Assembly to advocate for graduate education and celebrate Graduate Education Day as part of the university's student delegation.
An Educator Right Where She Needed to Be
When LaTeisha Jeannis graduates with her doctorate in educational administration and supervision this month, it won’t be her first degree from NC State. Innovative professors and support including the Augustus Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship ensured that the College of Education was the right place for her – four times over.
Three Colleagues Tackle Master’s Degree and Professional World
Michael Von Bargen, Jason Cook and Richard Singer will soon graduate from the NC State College of Education's training and development program. Learn how this group of friends took what they learned in the program and applied it to their careers at Duke Energy — saving the company $1.5 million in training costs.
Angie Smith Earns University Quality Matters Certification for Online Course
Angie Smith, associate teaching professor in the NC State College of Education's Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development, is one of the latest faculty members to become Quality Matters (QM) certified. This university initiative ensures online and hybrid courses are designed to promote learning with innovation and steady improvement.
Cesar Delgado, Hollylynne Lee Recognized at University Teaching Awards Ceremony
NC State honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence at the 2018-19 University Teaching Awards Ceremony on April 11. NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cesar Delgado and Professor Hollylynne Lee were among the faculty recognized.
Lynley Wentzel, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Adult and Community College program, is using her knowledge of education theory and human behavior to craft a training program for faculty and staff eager to learn NC State's new Research Enterprise Data system.
Confirming Commitment to Online Course Quality through Quality Matters
Assistant Teaching Professor Peter Hessling is finding new ways to reach his students through DELTA’s Online Course Improvement Program (OCIP). He says partnering with the OCIP for his ELP 344: School and Society course allows him to model good online teaching practices to his students and help them have the same quality experience taking the course online as they would in the classroom.
NC State a Fulbright Leader — Again
Dr. Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, is one of NC State University's seven U.S. Fulbright Scholars studying, teaching and conducting research around the world in 2018-19. Dr. Thomson is working alongside Babes-Bolyai University in Romania on her project "Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools Through Authentic Research Experiences."