Robin Anderson: ‘Everyone is a Mathematician’
"As a secondary teacher in a small school, I struggled to find a community that supported my professional development. Towards the end of my teaching career, I found online communities that provided rich learning opportunities that met my contextual needs. I returned to Stanford to pursue my Ph.D. to study how teachers learn through informal self-directed online learning," said Robin Anderson, an assistant professor of mathematics education.
Jackie Relyea: ‘Inspire Others To Reach Their Fullest Potential’
"The NC State College of Education is one of a few institutions in the United States that has an unwavering commitment to educational equality. I am honored to be part of the College of Education team in preparing professionals to serve the needs of diverse students, schools and communities locally, nationally and globally," said Jackie Relyea, an assistant professor of early literacy who earned her Ph.D. at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Shiyan Jiang: ‘Learning is a Curiosity-Driven Process’
"The NC State College of Education has innovative programs that bring together three areas I have an impact on: learning sciences, learning design and technology, and STEM education. In addition, I want to collaborate with its excellent faculty," said Shiyan Jiang, an assistant professor of learning design and technology who earned her Ph.D. at the University of Miami.
Myshalae Jamerson-Euring: ‘I Want to be a Positive Force for Change’
"In addition to relationships, my goals for clients and students are to promote multicultural awareness, promote self-awareness and personal growth, encourage empathy and understanding, and provide motivation for social change," said Myshalae Jamerson-Euring, a teaching assistant professor of counselor education who previously worked at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.
Kenneth Ender: ‘I Wanted to Pay it Forward’
"I chose the NC State College of Education to work at the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research," said Professor of the Practice Kenneth Ender, who previously served as president of Cumberland County College. The Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research (in planning) develops and supports community college leaders in addressing issues facing the state's community colleges.
Mary Rittling: ‘Provide a Student-Centered Learning Environment’
"Having 45 years of teaching and leadership experience in two-year college programs, my educational philosophy is to provide a student-centered learning environment that provides educational opportunity, access and success to all students," said Professor of the Practice Mary Rittling, who previously served as president of Davidson County Community College.
Meet Krispin Barr '13PHD: ‘My Students Have Something to Teach Me’
"I chose to come to the NC State College of Education because I have experienced first-hand the high-caliber teaching and extraordinary mentorship of our faculty who are internationally renowned for their research and impact on the field of higher education and student affairs," said Krispin Barr, a teaching assistant professor of higher education who earned her Ph.D. from NC State University.
Erin Krupa ’11 PHD: 'All Students Can Engage with Mathematics if Given the Opportunity'
"In my opinion, the mathematics and statistics education doctoral program and faculty in the NC State College of Education are among one of the top five mathematics education programs in the country. It is a true honor to be a colleague of such a dynamic group of scholars," said Erin Krupa, an assistant professor of mathematics education who joined the College of Education faculty in January.
Steve Miller '08 EDD : ‘Nurture Our Students to Engage’
"My role as a teaching assistant professor in STEM Education at the College of Education is a dream come true. The NC State College of Education’s Technology Engineering Program is a national leader, and I am dedicated to being a great teammate in continuing our positive trajectory."