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Aug 22, 2017  |  In the News Enrollment Up in UNC System Teaching Programs

WRAL talks with several students and faculty members in the NC State College of Education about increases in enrollment in teacher education preparation programs across the UNC System.

Aug 21, 2017 NC State College of Education Assistant Dean Talks about Enrollment Trends

"For us, it’s really about finding passionate, committed young people who want to become teachers," Assistant Dean Michael Maher tells WRAL.

Aug 16, 2017

Ed Prep Matters: The Key to Good Policy Making? Collaboration and Compromise

"The Legislative Long Session in North Carolina this year was, in many ways, a productive one for education, generating a number consequential bills that became law," writes Michael Maher, assistant dean for professional education and accreditation.

Aug 3, 2017  |  In the News

N&O: School Costs Still a Challenge for Families Using Vouchers

The Raleigh News & Observer writes about two new reports on North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship, a publicly funder voucher program, that Assistant Professor Anna Egalite led.

Jul 17, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

JCPS: EdD Candidate Bennett Jones Named Johnston County’s Principal of the Year

Johnston County Public Schools has named Bennett Jones, a doctoral student with the College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy, its 2016-17 Principal of the Year. Jones is the principal of Clayton High School.

Jul 13, 2017  |  In the News Does Wearing Lab Coats in Class Inspire Young Scientists? Research Team Finding Out

Professors Gail Jones and Sarah Carrier are part of a research team studying whether wearing a white lab coat influences how elementary school students think about science.

Jun 30, 2017  |  Research and Impact

EdWeek: What Can Make Black, Female Students Feel Valued? Having Black, Female Teachers.

Students feel happier, more valued, and more motivated when they have a teacher of the same race and gender as them, a new study from Assistant Professor Anna J. Egalite finds.

Jun 30, 2017  |  In the News

Inside Higher Ed: Training the Community College Leader

The College of Education is helping solve the community college leadership pipeline problem amid broader shift in focus of doctoral training programs.

Jun 27, 2017  |  In the News

Inside Higher Ed: How Colleges are Using Google Classroom to Train K-12 Teachers

Erin Horne, the assistant director of professional education, talks about how the College of Education is piloting a Google Classroom to prepare K-12 teachers.

Jun 9, 2017  |  Our People Piedmont Community College Names Pamela Gibson Senegal ’11 EDD President

The Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees has named College of Education alumna Pamela Gibson Senegal '11 EDD as its fifth president and the first woman to lead the college.