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Gen Z on Teaching Profession

Sep 7, 2023

College of Education, The N&O to Host Event on the State of Teaching Profession Sept. 18

Join the College of Education and The (Raleigh) News & Observer for a candid conversation with future teachers about the state of the teaching profession on Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Talley Student Union. 

Aug 30, 2023

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘There’s Something About People Who Are in The Education Field Becoming Strong Leaders’ Says Robin Pate ’91

When Wake Technical Community College Athletic Director Robin Pate '91 was an undergraduate student at NC State, he knew he had a passion for teaching and coaching. That passion led him to switch his major from civil engineering to science education and to apply for a job as a manager for the Wolpack Women's basketball team, through which he met former Coach Kay Yow. 

John Lassiter being awarded the northeast regional principal of the year.

Aug 22, 2023

John Lassiter ’09 Named 2022-2023 Wells Fargo Northeast Regional Principal of the Year 

When John Lassiter '09 returned to eastern North Carolina to start his career as an educator, his goal was to ensure his students received every opportunity to succeed. 

Terry Hennings

Jul 31, 2023

Meet Our 2022-2023 Award-Winning Alumni

The most promising new teachers in North Carolina. Counselors and educational leaders transforming their schools. Two of the nine regional teachers of the year. Meet the NC State College of Education alumni who are being honored for the excellence they demonstrate in the field of the education and the impact they make on the lives of their students. 

Jul 25, 2023

Emily Pruckno ’23MED Named 2023 Chatham County Schools Teacher of the Year

Emily Pruckno's desire to transform the way her students view education was recognized when she was named the 2023 Chatham County Teacher of the Year. 

Photo of Hannah Watlington in front of a brick wall.

Jul 25, 2023

Hannah Watlington ’22 Named Caswell County Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year

When Hannah Watlington graduated from Bartlett Yancey High School, the only high school in Caswell County, she always knew she wanted to return there one day and teach. Now, after earning her bachelor's degree in mathematics education at the NC State College of Education, not only is she a math teacher at the high school, but she was also named the Caswell County Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year. 

Photo of Samaria Warsaw with quote: 'Education Has Helped Me See the World in Different Ways'

Jul 24, 2023

WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education Has Helped Me See the World in Different Ways,’ Says Samaria Warsaw ’21MAT

When Samaria Warsaw ’21MAT was a high school student in Indiana, AP English was her favorite class. She had grown up reading books and writing poetry, but it was that… 

Stephanie Nelson

Jul 20, 2023

Stephanie Nelson ’20PHD Named 2023 Wake County Public School System School Counselor of the Year

Stephanie Nelson '20PHD has been recognized as the 2023 Wake County Public School System School Counselor of the Year. 

Jun 27, 2023

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘It’s the Love of Science and the Love of Sharing and Conveying That Science,’ Says Rebecca Hite ’16PHD

As a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, Rebecca Hite became fascinated by the promise of using 3D, haptic-enabled, virtual reality platforms to convey scientific concepts. Now, she is researching those emerging technologies as an associate professor at Texas Tech University. 

Technology class

Jun 19, 2023

Shaping the Field of Technology Education

Alumni of the NC State College of Education's doctoral programs in technology education go on to prepare others to succeed in a rapidly changing world.