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Dec 10, 2019

N.C. Teaching Fellow and Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student Nicholas Schwankl Earns Library Leaders Scholarship

NC State College of Education junior Nicholas Schwankl is one of two students awarded a Library Leaders Scholarship from the NC State University Libraries for his exemplary contributions. Schwankl is a technology, engineering, and design education major and N.C. Teaching Fellow, who plans to become a technology teacher.

Dec 3, 2019

Ask The Expert: Can I Discuss the Impeachment Inquiry in My Classroom? Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy Shares Why Discussion is an Important Learning Tool

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., shares reasons why teachers should address sensitive political issues, like the recent impeachment inquiry, in the classroom and offers advice on facilitating these discussions.

Nov 25, 2019

Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion Help Associate Professor James Bartlett Show ‘Community Colleges are a Viable Pathway to Success’

Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., realizes that many people view community colleges as a second choice for earning a degree, but a Nov. 21 event helped showcase how community colleges can be a first choice to start a pathway to success.

Nov 21, 2019

Two Elementary Education Students Awarded Office of Undergraduate Research Travel Grant to Present at National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention

Katie Cipully ’20 and Alix Howard ’20 have been awarded a $500 travel grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research to present at the 2019 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in Baltimore, Md.

Nov 21, 2019

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Discusses Global Perspectives on Language Practices at South African Conference

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., had the opportunity to collaborate with about a dozen international colleagues at an October conference in South Africa that focused on taking a global perspective on language practices in education.

Nov 21, 2019

Stories About Extraordinary Experiences with the NC State College of Education

During American Education Week, we asked our alumni, students and friends to share about their extraordinary experiences with the NC State College of Education and what experiences left a big impression on them. Read what they had to say about these extraordinary experiences. 

Nov 20, 2019

Stories About the Extraordinary Educators in Your Life

During American Education Week, we asked our alumni, students and friends to show their appreciation for the educator who made the biggest impact on their life and to share what made them extraordinary. Read what they had to say about these extraordinary educators.

Nov 19, 2019

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Aims to Improve Teaching with Primary Resources, Student Outcomes Through Library of Congress Grant

Teaching with primary sources can often be challenging for social studies teachers, which is why Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., plans to use a new grant from the Library of Congress to engage educators in action research as they teach and also study student outcomes.

Nov 19, 2019

Hiller A. Spires Named Executive Director of Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, Associate Dean

Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., will serve as executive director of the NC State College of Education’s William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and associate dean, effective Wednesday, Nov. 20.

Nov 15, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

1st-Year Teacher Adam Tokonitz ’19: To My Professors, Thank you

A first-year teacher at Riverside High School in Durham, North Carolina, Adam Tokonitz ’19 sent the following letter via email Oct. 14 to professors he had while a student in the NC State College of Education’s Technology, Engineering, and Design […]