Community and Engagement

Sep 28, 2018

Family Ties Inspire Nicholas Schwankl to Join Teaching Fellows at NC State

Following in his father’s footsteps, Nicholas Schwankl applied to the Teaching Fellows at NC State program when it returned to the NC State College of Education last fall. Now enrolled in the program, he looks forward to using the knowledge and skills he gains in technology, engineering & design education to make his future classroom an inviting and inspiring place for his students.

Aug 30, 2018

[Video] NC State Rural Works!

Katie Smith and Ashley Lawson, two seniors at the NC State College of Education, spent their summer teaching in Lenoir County as part of the NC State Rural Works internship program. See how they made a difference at Lenoir County Public School's STEM Camp.

Aug 22, 2018

NC State Education Assistant Professor Helps Juntos 4-H Students Publish Book of Personal Narratives

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee helped a local Juntos NC writing club publish “The Roots of Our People: From One World to Another,” a bilingual book on Latinx immigrant and first-generation experiences in the United States.

Aug 16, 2018

AMTE-NC Event Unites Math Teacher Educators, Supports Teachers in Their Instruction

More than 50 mathematics teacher educators from across North Carolina came together for a one-day professional development event to discuss ways to support teachers in their instruction of recently adopted standards.

Aug 14, 2018

Learning to Address Global Issues Through International Collaboration and Inquiry

NC State Education faculty and staff traveled with 15 Wake STEM Early College High School students to China for the first PBI-Global Student Summit this past spring. The summit provided a venue for students from North Carolina to collaborate with 20 students at the Suzhou North America High School to create solutions for world problems.

Aug 13, 2018

Preparing Future-Ready Students Through Professional Development at the NC State Math Science Summit

More than 600 educators from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake County Public Schools improved their skills in delivering math and science content to their students at the NC State Math Science Summit held on Aug. 1-2, 2018.

Jul 30, 2018

7 Strategies For Preventing Summer Learning Loss

NC State College of Education faculty recommend seven ways to keep children’s minds and bodies active during school breaks. The easy-to-implement strategies help students continue to develop and retain science, math and reading knowledge gained in the classroom.

Jul 16, 2018

49 Books to Help You Get Ready for Back to School

Kerri Brown Parker, director of NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), recommends books that will help prepare young readers and educators to return to the classroom this fall.

Jul 9, 2018

Iwinosa Idahor ’09, ’11 MED: Amplifying Voices for Equitable Change in Chattanooga

NC State Education doctoral student Iwinosa Idahor '09, '11 MED shares the ways she is helping nonprofit organization UnifiEd support a narrative of positive and equitable change within the public school system of Chattanooga, Tenn., this summer through a Southern Education Leadership Initiative fellowship.

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.