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.
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.
Donor Support Boosts Access and Inclusion for Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Scholarships provided thanks to the College of Education Excellence Fund are helping a more diverse group of students prepare to make an impact through the teaching profession.
NC State College of Education Launches Online Graduate Certificate Program in Learning Analytics This Fall
The NC State College of Education launched a fully online Graduate Certificate Program in Learning Analytics this fall.
Professor Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby Named Head of Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS)
Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., will be the next head of the NC State College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS), effective Aug. 1. She will succeed John K. Lee, Ph.D., who became the college’s associate dean for faculty and academic affairs July 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.