Community and Engagement

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.

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.