Academics and Programs

Jun 1, 2020

Aspiring Superintendents Train Under Former Statewide, National Educational Leaders Through College of Education’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

This summer the College of Education will welcome its second cohort of aspiring superintendents into the Educational Leadership doctoral program, where future district leaders will have the opportunity to learn from three former state superintendents of public instruction as well as a former U.S. assistant secretary of education.

Jun 1, 2020

Five Questions with the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Instructors

Former State Superintendents of Public Instruction June Atkinson, Bill Harrison and Mike Ward as well as former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Henry Johnson will all serve as professors in the Educational Leadership doctoral program, which welcomes its second cohort of students this summer. They share why they believe it’s important to help train the next generation of district leaders, why they chose the NC State College of Education and what they hope their students learn from them.

May 21, 2020

NC State College of Education Welcomes 46 New Fellows to Principal Preparation Program

Four cohorts of new principal fellows are beginning their two-year journey to become school administrators through the College of Education’s Master of School Administration. Meet the 46 new students who will work in Wake, Cumberland, Johnston and Durham counties.

May 6, 2020

Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Graduating Student Malcolm Smith ‘20: ‘Over the Past Four Years, My Experience Within the College of Education Has Been a Journey of Working with Genuine People’

Malcolm Smith ‘20, a technology, engineering, and design education graduating student, credits his study abroad trip to Australia and his experience in the NC State College of Education for making him the man and professional he has become.

May 6, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘I Wanted to be Someone That Kids Could Depend on and Know They Had an Adult in Their Life Who Believed in Them,’ Says Rachel Bland ’20

Rachel Bland ‘20 will earn her bachelor’s degree in elementary education this month and plans to teach in a rural area of North Carolina. Being from a rural county herself, she is passionate about agriculture, rural education and equitable access to education for all.

Apr 17, 2020

College of Education’s Student Success, Graduate Student Support Teams Offer Support to Students Through Virtual Engagement

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has made in-person communication difficult, but the NC State College of Education’s student success and graduate support teams have found success using virtual engagement opportunities to stay in touch with students.

Apr 10, 2020

Virtual Dinners Bring Teaching Fellows Together for Learning, Community

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit, Teaching Fellows Coordinator Crystal Espey ‘11, ‘18MSA knew she needed to maintain the Teaching Fellows’ sense of community. So, she moved their Monday forum sessions online and transformed them into virtual dinners.

Apr 3, 2020

College of Education Doctoral Students Share ‘Critical Conversations’ Through Classroom Video Podcast

Associate Professor Cameron Denson and Teaching Assistant Mwenda Kudumu wanted to develop a way to engage students in class discussions without using online forums. They developed a model that will now be shared online through the “Critical Conversations” video podcast.

Mar 30, 2020

Friday Institute’s Commitment to Educators, Students Continues Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

During the uncertainty of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, schools across the country are closing to prevent its spread. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is continuing its commitment to supporting educators, collaborating with its community and providing resources for teaching and learning while educators and students are at home.

Mar 27, 2020

College of Education’s Master of School Administration Program Wins Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award

The College of Education’s Master of School Administration program, which was ranked as the top program of its kind in North Carolina by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Graduate School Rankings, will be recognized this summer with the Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award.