N&O Editorial Board: NC State Steps Up for Rural Schools, Teachers
Our new TIP Teaching Scholars Award Program "is a grand example of how a public university does something, really does something, to help people in the state, and areas of the state, that need that help," writes the Raleigh News & Observer's editorial board.
JDNews.com: New Partnership Created to Address Teacher Shortage
“We appreciate the opportunity to participate in [the TIP Teaching Scholars Award] partnership, which will allow us to select very highly qualified teachers to fill much needed math and science positions in the Onslow County School System,” Onslow County Schools Associate Superintendent of Human Resources Barry Collins told the Jacksonville Daily News.
N&O: Program Targets Rural Teacher Shortages
Of a new partnership to create a teacher pipeline for underserved areas in North Carolina, NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz tells the Raleigh News & Observer: "The question became, what can we do fast to get qualified teachers into the areas with the strongest needs?”
Inside Higher Ed: Leadership Matters for Transfer Success
Community college and university presidents must lead the way in improving transfer student success, NC State College of Education Professor of Practice Robert Templin writes with K. C. Deane in Inside Higher Ed.
Kinston.com: Lenoir County Joins NC State in New Teacher Preparation Program
Lenoir County Public Schools is among a group of five public school systems in the state that have joined with the NC State College of Education and The Innovation Project (TIP) to pioneer the first phase of an effort to create a pipeline of teachers for rural and semi-rural areas in North Carolina.
NPR: If Your Teacher Looks Likes You, You May Do Better In School
Assistant Professor Anna Egalite talks with NPR about a new study she co-authored that provides insight into the way students actually think and feel about the teachers who look like them and those who don't.
Ed Prep Matters: Secondary Math Teacher Candidates Need More Preparation in Statistics
"[T]eacher education programs must rise to the challenge of preparing their graduates to teach statistics," write NC State College of Education Professor Hollylynne S. Lee and Middle Tennessee State Professor Jennifer N. Lovett in a recent article published in the Journal of Teacher Education.
EdNC | Digital Education: Opportunities and Pitfalls
EdNC talks with Lance Fusarelli, professor of educational leadership and policy, about the possibilities and pitfalls of incorporating technology into education in this EdTalk podcast.
WUNC: Enrollment at NC Teaching Programs Inches Back Up
Enrollment in teaching programs at the University of North Carolina system saw a 16 percent uptick last year. Among the schools with increasing numbers is NC State.
WRAL.com: 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.