In the News

Oct 15, 2018

Rocky Mount Telegram: Edgecombe Honors Top Principal

Edgecombe County Public Schools has named Matt Smith '14 MSA its 2018-19 Principal of the Year. Smith joined Edgecombe County Early College High School as principal after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy.

Sep 25, 2018  |  In the News

N&O: School Leaders Urge NC to Give ‘Generously’ to Help Students and Teachers Hurt by Florence

Former N.C. State Superintendents June Atkinson '96 EDD and Mike Ward '77BS, '81MS, '93EDD -- a member of the NC State College of Education Board and a professor of the practice in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development -- are helping spearhead FAST NC to help K-12 students and teachers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Sep 17, 2018

Education Matters: Is N.C. Providing Access to Quality Public Education?

Education Matters host Keith Poston talks to Melody Chalmers, principal of E.E. Smith High School in Fayetteville, about addressing equity in public education and how she works with the Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound Basic Education to meet the needs of all students in the state. Chalmers is a student in the NC State College of Education's educational administration and supervision doctoral program.

Sep 14, 2018

The Hunt Institute: Lessons from the Field: North Carolina’s NELA Principal Preparation Program in Practice

Jennifer O'Meara and Donnell Cannon, both graduates of NC State Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) and principals in Edgecomb County, welcomed members of the Hunt Institute’s policy team to their schools to show the transformative work that is underway. The Hunt Institute is currently working on a case study about NELA that will be published later this year.

Sep 12, 2018

Science: These Studies Offer a Realistic View of Postdoc Life — And Guidance for Making Career Decisions that Work for You

Science magazine cites NC State Education Professor Audrey J. Jaeger's research on how postdoctoral researchers perform science and seek legitimacy as scientists after graduation in a comprehensive guide to life after graduate school. Tara D. Hudson '15 PHD, Karen J. Haley '06 PHD, Allison Mitchall '15 PHD, Alessandra Dinin ‘17 PHD, and Stephany Dunstan '13 PHD served as co-authors and researchers on this project.

Sep 11, 2018

The New York Times: Does Teacher Diversity Matter in Student Learning?

NC State Education researcher Anna Egalite's work on how demographically similar teachers impact student reports of personal effort, happiness in class and motivation in the classroom is cited in a new article for The Upshot, The New York Times' site for analysis of policy and economics.

Sep 11, 2018

An Extraordinary Year

The NC State College of Education's record year of giving -- which included gifts and pledges totaling $4,680,964 from 1,047 donors during fiscal year 2017-18 and a $10.86 million grant from the Belk Foundation to launch the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research -- helped the university experience another outstanding fundraising year, as its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign continues to transform all aspects of campus life and power the university’s strong momentum.

Aug 30, 2018

EdNC.org: Building the Next Generation of Community College Leaders at NC State

In this piece for EdNC, NC State Education Professor Audrey Jaeger writes about the importance of North Carolina's 58 community colleges and how the NC State College of Education -- supported by the John M. Belk Endowment -- will continue to develop a pipeline of the most talented community college leaders in the country.

Aug 24, 2018

Education Week: Five Questions About Data Use for School Leaders

NC State Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite offers five big-picture questions about data use for school leaders to consider as the school year begins in the final entry in a series of guest blog posts for Education Week.

Aug 22, 2018

Education Week: School Leaders Can Help Reduce Minority Teacher Turnover

NC State Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite writes about her new research on the principal's role in reducing turnover among teachers of color in the second of a series of guest blog posts for Education Week.