#WhyIChoseEducation: Jessica Mattie
Jessica Mattie picked NC State Education to pursue a degree in Counselor Education because of its counselor-first program curriculum. Read more.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Kait Batchelor
Kait comes from a long line of educators and NC State graduates. Read more about why she chose the College of Education.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Justin Johnson
Teaching gives Justin Johnson hope for the future. Read how NC State Education helped him change his career path and his life for the better.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Kristen Parrish
Read why Kristen Parrish, an incoming student, picked NC State Education to help her pursue her career goals over other education programs throughout North Carolina.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Jessica Hunt
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt supports and empowers students and teachers by facilitating building blocks of confidence, problem-solving, connections, and curiosity. Read her #WhyIChoseEducation story.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Evan Seitz
When Evan began at NC State, he didn't know what path his college experience would take. He credits the faculty at the College of Education with helping shape the future of his career.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Hannah Powell
Having an exceptional experience herself, Hannah Powell felt compelled to help students enjoy their middle school experience. Read why Hannah chose to be a math teacher and how NC State Education helped her reach her goal.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Ashley Swing
Ashley Swing graduated with her master's degree in 2014, and now she's back at the NC State College of Education working on her doctorate. Find how why education is so important to her.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Leaundra Clay
As a teacher and future administrator, Leaundra Clay believes she can serve as a beacon of light for students to develop personal interests and passions. Read more about why she entered the field of education.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Lisa Arment Cummings
See how the world of education transformed Lisa Arment Cummings from being the invisible child in class as a child to becoming the Principal of Wake Early College of Health and Science now.