VanDerlaske Recognized as Johnston County Teacher of the Year
In this Q&A interview, we talked with Brian VanDerlaske '09 NC TEACH about his passion for education, what skills he hopes every student leaves his English classroom with, and how the NC TEACH program at the NC State College of Education helped him achieve his professional goals.
Professor Audrey Jaeger Named North Carolina SMT Champion
NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger received the 2018 SMT Champion Award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center. The award recognizes an individual who provides extraordinary support of science, mathematics, and technology education in North Carolina.
Empowering People: Truman Scholar Ashley Lawson’s Story
Ashley Lawson, NC State's 10th Truman Scholar, plans to spend her life empowering people -- especially school-aged children -- to look beyond their circumstances when setting goals for the future.
NC State Education Alumnae Win Countywide First-Year Teacher Awards
Rebeka Townsend and Kennedy Wilmer, both members of the College of Education Class of 2017 and teachers in the Wake County Public School System, talk about their experiences as first-year teachers and what winning this award means to them.
Iris Wagstaff ’14 PHD Makes STEM Education Accessible for Underrepresented Groups
The chemist turned advocate recently received the Women of Color in STEM K-12 Promotion of Education Award. In this Q&A, she discusses the importance of being a mentor and how NC State College of Education provided her with a foundation in STEM Education that propelled her passion forward.
Clark, Matthews Honored with Orthogonal Medals for Distinguished Service
Aaron C. Clark and Brian Matthews, both members of the NC State College of Education faculty, have been honored with the Orthogonal Medal for Distinguished Service in Graphic Science.
NC State Education Alumni, N.C. Community College Leaders Win Awards of Distinction
Randy Parker ’11 EDD and David Shockley ’05 EDD received Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at honor society Phi Theta Kappa’s international meeting in April. Both currently serve as community college presidents in North Carolina.
Zarifa Zakaria Earns Fellowship to Research STEM Mentorship Program for Girls
Zakaria, a doctoral student in educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, received the American Association of University Women Fellowship to study girls’ mindsets on STEM education in Bangladesh.
Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Receives 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Award
Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, has received the U.S. Core Fulbright Scholar Award. Her proposed Fulbright project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” will take place in Romania.
NC State Education Student Ashley Lawson Named Truman Scholar
Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and mathematics, is NC State's 10th Truman Scholar. The prestigious Truman Scholarship invests in the potential of individuals committed to public service leadership.