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Oct 11, 2018

Manfra to Share How to Tackle Fake News in the Classroom in Upcoming Webinar

NC State Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra will share ways teachers can equip their students to be media literate in the current era of misinformation and fake news in a professional development webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Oct 11, 2018

N.C. Science Teachers Gain Research Experience through NIH-Funded Grant

Through a National Institutes of Health-funded, five-year project, NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson heads a new professional development program designed to help K-12 teachers from high-poverty North Carolina schools build their scientific research skills and content knowledge.

Oct 11, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Recognized in Thank a Teacher Program

NC State's Office of Faculty Development has named DeLeon Gray, an associate professor of educational psychology, one of the recipients of this year's Thank a Teacher award, which recognizes faculty's commitment to holistic student success. The Provost's Office recently talked with Gray about the honor -- and the doctoral student, Ashley Atkinson, who nominated him for the recognition.

Oct 2, 2018

[Photo Gallery] Belltower Glowed Red for NC State Education’s First Truman Scholar

View our photo gallery highlighting the first time the Belltower was lit red to celebrate an international honor awarded to an individual affiliated with the NC State College of Education. That happened Sept. 28 to honor Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and NC State’s 10th Truman Scholar. “There are so many moments when my mentors, professors, friends and family saw my potential when I couldn’t and encouraged me to reach it. Thank you for pushing me to be my best self,” Lawson said.

Sep 28, 2018

Family Ties Inspire Nicholas Schwankl to Join Teaching Fellows at NC State

Following in his father’s footsteps, Nicholas Schwankl applied to the Teaching Fellows at NC State program when it returned to the NC State College of Education last fall. Now enrolled in the program, he looks forward to using the knowledge and skills he gains in technology, engineering & design education to make his future classroom an inviting and inspiring place for his students.

Sep 25, 2018

Belltower Will Be Lit Red for Student Ashley Lawson Sept. 28—A First for NC State College of Education

NC State will light the Belltower red on the night of Friday, Sept. 28, to recognize NC State College of Education senior Ashley Lawson being named the university’s 10th Truman Scholar. “To me, the lighting is more of a celebration of an incredible community that helped me achieve dreams I never knew I wanted,” Lawson said.

Sep 25, 2018

Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators

Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development.

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 19, 2018

Brooks Bowden Named an Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management 40 for 40 Fellow

The NC State College of Education assistant professor of methods and policy joins 39 others named to the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s 40 for 40 Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding early career research professionals.

Sep 18, 2018

International Inquiry: Providing Local In-Service Teachers with International Professional Development

Three NC State College of Education faculty members and a group of 20 in-service teachers from Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties traveled to the Czech Republic for two weeks as part of a teacher professional development program July 8-22, 2018. The program prepares teachers to adopt technology-enabled strategies to connect and understand cultures to inform their classroom instruction.