College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy
Sixteen high school science and career and technical education teachers attended a four-day hands-on professional development workshop at NC State in July. The workshop was part of the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Education.
Business and Marketing Education Licensure Program Helps Teachers Bring Real-World Expertise to Classrooms
Dozens of teachers from across the state enroll each year in the NC State College of Education’s Business and Marketing Education Initial Licensure Program. Two graduates share why they chose to leave their careers for the classroom and how the program, which is the only one of its kind offered in North Carolina, helped them along the way.
Higher Education Program Recognizes 3 Alumni with Awards
Alumni David English ‘12PHD, Gregory King ‘19PHD and Shauna Morin ‘17PHD recently received awards from the Higher Education Program to recognize their contributions to the field of higher education.
Ragland Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Teachers Seeking Advanced Degrees in K-12 Reading
A $25,000 gift from the W. Trent Ragland, Jr. Foundation will allow the NC State College of Education to continue to provide scholarships to support a fifth cohort of teachers seeking a master’s degree in New Literacies and Global Learning with a specialization in K-12 reading.
Elementary Students and Teachers Benefit Thanks to Specialized Cohort Programs in Science and Mathematics
The NC State College of Education is preparing teacher leaders through an advanced degree in elementary education that offers elementary teachers add-on designations as science or mathematics specialists. The program, which graduates its inaugural science cohort May 10, focuses on developing teachers into leaders who possess a deep understanding of how elementary-aged children learn science or mathematics.
Dr. James L. Moore III To Deliver Keynote at 2nd Annual Don C. Locke Symposium
The NC State College of Education will hold the second annual Don C. Locke Multiculturalism and Social Justice Symposium Thursday, March 21, at 4 p.m. with Dr. James L. Moore III delivering the keynote address.
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.
Report: NC State Largest Producer of Mathematics Education Doctorates in N.C., 5th Largest in U.S.
The NC State College of Education is the largest producer of doctoral graduates in mathematics education in North Carolina and the fifth largest producer in the nation, according to a new independent report published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The same report also found that the program No. 12 in the nation among peer recommendations.
Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy on Facilitating Classroom Discussions
In this Q&A, Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy discusses some of the ethical dilemmas teachers face when they introduce controversial issues into the classroom. She will present her talk “The Ethics of Steering Classroom Discussions” as part of the Ethics Across the Disciplines Lecture Series hosted by the Parr Center for Ethics on Feb. 25.
Knocking It Out of the Park: A Playground Capstone Project
Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones created a playground capstone project for her TDE 481 students to blend their technical skills with the research methods they learned in her class last semester. See the innovative designs they brought to life using Poe Hall’s workshop and Makerspace.