Research and Impact

Mar 27, 2020

Study of Project AIM Published by Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Examines Approach to Strengthen Professional Development Programs

Teachers who participated in the College of Education’s Project AIM professional development program demonstrated significant gains in the classroom. In a recent article Associate Dean Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., examines how the design of that program could be applied to strengthen other professional development opportunities.

Mar 26, 2020

$3.75M Grant Will Help Train New Cohorts of School Leaders Through Innovative Principal Preparation Program

The NC State College of Education is one of only five universities in the nation whose principal preparation program is recognized as exemplary by the University Council for Educational Administration. A $3.75 million grant will allow the college to prepare two new cohorts of school leaders through this innovative program.

Mar 26, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Working to Advance Climate Change Education Research Through $50K Spencer Foundation Grant

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D., is hoping to advance climate change education research through an interdisciplinary conference funded by a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation.

Mar 25, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $13.2M in Research Funding January-March 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $13,260,745 to support 10 projects from Jan. 24 through March 24, 2020.

Mar 23, 2020

Ask the Expert: How Can Online Learning Opportunities Provide Quality Educational Experiences During the COVID-19 Outbreak? Through Intentional Design and Reasonable Expectations, Says Teaching Associate Professor Angie Smith

With schools around the world closing their doors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Teaching Associate Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D., explains some online learning opportunities available for educators.

Mar 18, 2020

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Co-Leads Program to Help Future Educators, Social Workers Address Childhood Trauma Through Children’s Literature

Several students from the College of Education will enter the classroom better prepared to address issues related to adverse childhood experiences thanks to a recently concluded program co-led by Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D.

Mar 11, 2020

How the NC State College of Education is Addressing Workforce Development Goals

More than half of all North Carolina employers say they are unable to hire the workers they need because of a lack of employability and technical skills. The NC State College of Education is helping to address this problem through programs and research centered on helping adult learners gain the skills they need.

Mar 11, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is Inclusive Education? A Beneficial Way to Teach Students of All Abilities Side-by-Side, Says Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., explains inclusive education, why it’s beneficial for students and how the College of Education is preparing teachers to use inclusive practices in their classrooms.

Mar 4, 2020

College of Education Researchers Discuss Ways To Break Barriers Between Researchers and Practitioners at Celebration of Research

NC State College of Education faculty and researchers discussed the importance of involving practitioners in the research process and shared some of their recent work during the Celebration of Research at Talley Student Union.

Mar 2, 2020

Friday Institute’s Longtime Commitment to Digital Learning Helps Change North Carolina’s Education Landscape

Since it began in 2005, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has incorporated a strong commitment to digital learning, which helped North Carolina become the first state in the nation to bring access to unlimited broadband internet to every classroom.