Academics and Programs

Nov 25, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘Even Though There is a Pandemic and We Are Teaching Virtually, I Wouldn’t Change it for the World,’ Says Jana Humphrey ‘20MAT

As a child, Jana Humphrey ‘20MAT loved the story of Matilda. And she knew if she was ever to become a teacher, she wanted to be just like Miss Honey. Humphrey will graduate on Dec. 4 and will be one step closer to becoming Miss Honey.

Nov 18, 2020

Doctoral Student Justin Egresitz Shares Importance of Teaching Digital Understanding and Citizenship in Technology Education Through Recently Published Article

Justin Egresitz, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Learning and Teaching in STEM Ph.D. program, believes that engineering and technology education can have the biggest impact when high technology and low technology concepts come together. With the use of high-concept technology though, comes a need for students to develop digital understanding and comprehend what it means to be a good digital citizen -- an issue he explores in a recently published article.

Nov 9, 2020

‘I Have Intentionally Changed My Way of Thinking:’ Course Taught by Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Helps Students Gain New Perspectives on Equity Issues

Is it OK for educators to say they are “colorblind” -- that they see everyone the same regardless of race -- or does doing so take away from students’ identity, culture and heritage and allow racism to perpetuate in schools? The question is one of many that graduate students in a course taught by Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., said helped to shape their perspective on equity issues in schools.

Nov 3, 2020

Undergraduate Students Receive Certification in Use of Digital Classroom Tools, Develop Greater Understanding of Classroom Technology with Help of Assistant Teaching Professor Matt Reynolds

When courses moved online to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, Assistant Teaching Professor Matt Reynolds, Ph.D., saw how fast classroom teachers needed to become experts in digital tools. He has helped his current students develop this proficiency by having them become Google Level 1 Certified Educators.

Nov 2, 2020

‘She’s Changed the Way I Want to Teach:’ Students on Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch

When elementary education major Emma Dye ‘22 needed to teach a sample engineering lesson to her fellow classmates, she decided to channel lessons learned from Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch, Ph.D, who strives to make her class as welcoming and flexible as possible as students grapple with the new world of virtual learning.

Oct 16, 2020

My Student Experience: Mathematics Education Student Jessica Terrones ‘22 Shares Her ‘Sin Limite’ Experience as Latinx Heritage Month Committee Chair

In Spanish, the phrase “sin limite” means “limitless.” For mathematics education major Jessica Terrones ‘22, those two words guided her as she stepped into a leadership role as the NC State University Latinx Heritage Month committee chair.

Oct 14, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

College of Education Waives GRE Test Scores for Admissions to Graduate Programs

The NC State College of Education is waiving requirements for GRE test scores for those applying to enroll in any of the college’s master’s and doctoral degree programs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Oct 12, 2020

Eight College of Education Doctoral Students to Receive Dissertation Research Continuity Grants to Help Offset Challenges Faced During COVID-19 Pandemic

As a result of the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, many doctoral students are experiencing unexpected challenges as they conduct their dissertation research. The College of Education will provide emergency financial support for eight of these students through Dissertation Research Continuity Grants, funded by the Excellence Fund, which provides support for student scholarships, student experiences, equity initiatives and educational innovation, and the NC State Graduate School.

Sep 22, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘Everything I Do Has Helped Me Either Become a Better Educator, Help Me Celebrate My Culture or Just Meet New People and Get Experiences I Would Not Have Originally Had,’ Says Elementary Education Student Jessika Patel ’21

With a passion for dance, art and education, Jessika Patel ’21 has found a way to merge those interests as an elementary education major at NC State. And having relocated to the U.S. at a young age, her love of learning and cultures has shaped her college experience.

Sep 16, 2020

Excellence Fund Helps The Literacy Space Provide Reading Support Services for Elementary School Students, Creates Professional Development Opportunities

As a result of donations to the NC State College of Education Excellence Fund, the Wolfpack Readers Program was able to establish The Literacy Space, an off-campus location that provides direct services to elementary school children who need extra support in reading.