Academics and Programs

Jun 4, 2018  |  Community and Engagement

NC State Education Receives $10.8M Grant from Belk Endowment to Enhance Its Support of Community Colleges

The largest grant ever made to the NC State College of Education since records have been kept will expand the college’s efforts to create a pipeline of highly-qualified community college leaders who improve post-secondary student outcomes. "This generous grant from the John M. Belk Endowment is a tremendous investment in NC State University, our state's community colleges, and the long-term economic vitality of North Carolina," said NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

May 8, 2018  |  Community and Engagement

NC State Education, NCDPI to Launch Wolfpack WORKS to Help Beginning Teachers Provide High-Quality Literacy Instruction

The pilot initiative will incorporate blended professional development, literacy-specific coaching and the resources first-year, K-2 teachers need to implement effective classroom literacy instruction in high-need elementary schools.

May 3, 2018  |  News

Lee V. Stiff ’78 PHD Named Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

As associate dean for faculty and academic affairs, effective May 4, 2018, Lee V. Stiff will oversee curriculum and academic programs, as well as faculty matters. “In addition to being a gifted researcher, communicator, and problem solver, Dr. Stiff has an institutional knowledge of NC State and the college matched by few," said Dean Mary Ann Danowitz.

May 2, 2018  |  News

NC State College of Education to Host N.C. Principal Fellows Program

 The University of North Carolina has announced that the N.C. Principal Fellows Program (NCPFP) will relocate from the UNC System office to NC State University’s College of Education campus in 2019. “NC State is proud to host the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program, collaborating with our partner universities to prepare upcoming generations of educational leaders who will positively impact students across our state,” said NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Apr 30, 2018

Through Reading Methods Course, Graduate Students “Giving Hope” to Hispanic Families Facing Language Barriers

Through Ann Harrington’s Reading Methods course and a partnership with the Hispanic Family Center, graduate students in the NC State College of Education are tutoring children who need extra reading support this semester. During the process, the graduate students are building their expertise in reading instruction while giving hope to families facing multiple challenges.

Mar 30, 2018

STEM Explorers Engages At-Risk Youth with Free Digital Fabrication Camp

STEM Explorers, offered by NC State College of Education’s Technology, Engineering, and Design Education program, provides free STEM educational opportunities for children in non-parental living situations.

Mar 29, 2018

How the College, Career and Civic Life Framework is Changing Social Studies Education

How NC State College of Education Professor John K. Lee helped start a grassroots movement to encourage and inspire social studies teachers to add inquiry to their curriculums across the nation.

Mar 19, 2018

NC State Education to Host Inaugural Don C. Locke Multiculturalism and Social Justice Symposium 3/ 22

NC State University's College of Education will host the inaugural Don C. Locke Multiculturalism and Social Justice Symposium Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Park Alumni Center.

Feb 28, 2018

NC State Education’s Online Professional Development Course Addresses Needs in Foundational Reading Skills

Improving Early Literacy Teaching Foundational Reading Skills, an online professional development course for educators, is one of several initiatives underway at the NC State College of Education designed to help improve early literacy education across North Carolina and beyond.

Feb 22, 2018

EdNC.org: NC State’s Acclaimed Principal Program Assesses Candidate Character

Ahead of choosing its eighth cohort, the NC State College of Education's principal preparation program led by Professor Bonnie Fusarelli reassessed the goals of the program. They evaluated what kind of leaders they want to create to administer schools. Then they split the traits into two categories: those that can be taught through coursework and training, and those that should already exist within individuals.