Academics and Programs

Oct 2, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

$2 Million Grant from ECMC Foundation Will Enhance Research on Career and Technical Education

The ECMC Foundation has awarded the NC State College of Education a $2 million, three-year grant to enhance and strengthen postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) research at universities nationwide through the establishment of the CTE Research Program at NC State-Sponsored by ECMC Foundation.

Sep 28, 2018

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.

Sep 26, 2018

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.

Sep 25, 2018

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.

Sep 18, 2018

International Inquiry: Providing Local In-Service Teachers with International Professional Development

Three NC State College of Education faculty members and a group of 20 in-service teachers from Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties traveled to the Czech Republic for two weeks as part of a teacher professional development program July 8-22, 2018. The program prepares teachers to adopt technology-enabled strategies to connect and understand cultures to inform their classroom instruction.

Aug 30, 2018

New $1.8 Million NSF Grant to Support NC State Education Project on Math Teacher Preparation

Hollylynne Lee, professor and university faculty scholar at the NC State College of Education, will use the grant to continue her team’s work on improving the way preservice mathematics teachers prepare to enter their classrooms, specifically how to utilize students’ mathematical thinking in technology-rich environments.

Aug 21, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

NC State Education’s New Undergraduate Student Enrollment Jumps 29%

For the second year in a row, the NC State College of Education will open a new academic year with its largest incoming group of new undergraduate and graduate students since 2010. Among the 500 expected new students are 141 expected new undergraduate students, which is a 29 percent increase from last fall.

Aug 13, 2018

Preparing Future-Ready Students Through Professional Development at the NC State Math Science Summit

More than 600 educators from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake County Public Schools improved their skills in delivering math and science content to their students at the NC State Math Science Summit held on Aug. 1-2, 2018.

Aug 2, 2018

Improving Education in Kenya through the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute

Three NC State College of Education faculty members traveled to Kitale in June to equip Kenyan educators with resources, digital literacy strategies and inquiry-based practices to use in their classrooms.

Jul 10, 2018

Video: 5 Reasons Why We’ve Had a #LightItRed Capstone to Our 90th Year

We've had an extraordinary ending to the 2017-18 academic year, our 90th. See 5 things that have happened at our college over the past few months -- and why we're calling it a #LightItRed capstone to our 90th year.