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Oct 22, 2019

Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Selected to Deliver Judith Jacobs Lecture at Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference in 2020

Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., has been selected to deliver the 2020 Judith Jacobs Lecture, which recognizes distinguished mathematics teacher educators.

Oct 18, 2019

New Book Co-Authored By Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Offers Advice for Supporting Students Through Transformational Learning in Community Colleges

Many nontraditional or historically underserved students face challenges beyond academics in community colleges. A new book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., focuses on their transformative learning experiences and ways faculty and advisors can support students.

Oct 18, 2019

STEM Education Researchers Gather at National Summit to Explore Next Big Ideas, Questions in STEM Education

On Thursday, Oct. 10, STEM researchers, policymakers and educators were given a forum to come together to discuss the definitions and implications of STEM at the National STEM Education Research Summit held at the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Oct 16, 2019

Counselor Education Graduate Student Whitney McLaughlin Has Been Named a Finalist for Three Minute Thesis

Counselor education graduate student Whitney McLaughlin is one of 10 finalists competing for the 5th Annual Three Minute Thesis on Oct. 29. Finalists will compete for cash prizes as they share their research in just three minutes.

Oct 8, 2019

Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD: ‘With the Right Teacher, Environment and School Culture, All Students Can Learn and Achieve’

Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD, who has won multiple Teacher of the Year awards, adds another honor to her name: 2018-19 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for Durham County Public Schools.

Oct 3, 2019

IDEALS Project Study Reveals How College Students Are Bridging Polarizing Differences

The latest study from the IDEALS project, on which NC State College of Education Professor Alyssa Rockenbach is co-principal investigator, found that friendships developed in the first year on a college campus can endure to bridge divides and cultivate pluralistic worldviews.

Oct 3, 2019

New Book Explores How Data Can Contribute to Inequity in Mathematics Classrooms

For many minority students, high performance doesn’t guarantee access to advanced mathematics classes. A new book from Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., Patricia Marshall, Ph.D., and Associate Dean Lee Stiff, Ph.D., explores how data and bias can lead to inequity in the classroom.

Oct 3, 2019

Belk Center Postdoctoral Research Scholar Melissa Whatley Awarded 2018-19 Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship from Institute of Higher Education

Melissa Whatley, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research scholar with the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, was awarded the 2018-19 Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship from the Institute of Higher Education.

Sep 30, 2019

NC DPI Grant Allows Professor Ed Sabornie to Continue Examination of Positive Behavior Intervention and Support in Public Schools

NC State College of Education Professors Ed Sabornie, Ph.D., and Cathy Crossland, Ph.D., are hoping to inform the future use of positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS) in North Carolina’s public schools through a long-term study that recently received additional funding from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

Sep 29, 2019  |  Our People

N.C. Teaching Fellow Hannah Watlington ’22: ‘I Want to Help Students See the Beauty in Math’

Hannah Watlington ’22 always enjoyed taking math classes and helping her classmates in math courses, even though she’s not the best at math, she says. That’s all the more reason why she plans to be a math teacher. The N.C. Teaching Fellows Program and private support are lowering financial barriers to help her actualize that plan.