Community and Engagement

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.

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.

Apr 14, 2018

B.U.I.L.D. Summit Brings 100+ High School Male Students Together to Encourage “Building Community”

Designed around the theme “Building Community,” the third annual Brothers United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.) summit brought over 100 high school male students of color together on Saturday, April 14, to receive leadership training, participate in group discussions and workshops, and develop career and college readiness skills while building community with each other and with community and education leaders.

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 28, 2018

Interdisciplinary Summit Brings Together Teachers, Social Workers to Focus on How to Strengthen Families, Communities and Schools

More than 200 educators and social workers attended the Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them: An Interdisciplinary Summit hosted by NC State’s Department of Social Work and College of Education. The summit invited thought leaders and experts in education and social work to lead the discussion on issues like poverty, inclusion and the role of families in education.

Mar 26, 2018

FACES Connects Families of Children with Autism to Resources

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson and her team of student researchers aim to connect families of children with autism with educational and healthcare services and resources available to them in their own communities through a series of information sessions throughout North Carolina.

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 15, 2018

90 Years of NC State Education

The NC State College of Education began in 1927-28. Since then, we’ve led the way in North Carolina in transforming lives, schools and communities. Explore what makes us extraordinary and how you can help us celebrate our 90 years.