Jack Moorman ’18EDD, Chief of the NC State Police Department, Will Retire on Oct. 1 After a 32-Year Law Enforcement Career
NC State Chief of Police and College of Education alumnus Jack Moorman '18EDD will retire on Oct. 1 following a 32-year career in law enforcement, including 13 years as an officer at North Carolina State University, with the last eight of those years as the chief of police.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Empowering a Global Perspective
Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program.
The Graveyard, the Trolley Ride and the Teacher Who Ties It All Together
Meet Candy Beal, who specializes in adolescent development theory and learning methods — and who brings them to life through collaborative learning and experiential education.
NC State Education Adds Ph.D. Program Area of Study in Educational Equity
The NC State College of Education has added the educational equity area of study as an option within its Doctor of Philosophy in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Ph.D. program.