Alumni

Sep 6, 2018

5 Questions With. . .Kelly Holland ’12 MED on Building Better Schools Through Relationships

Kelly Holland ’12 MED -- who was recently voted Assistant Principal of the Year by Johnston County teachers and students -- discusses the importance of building relationships within public schools and how the NC State College of Education prepared her to make an impact on student lives beyond the classroom.

Aug 27, 2018  |  Our People

Matt Friedrick ’13MED, ’16MBA Named Executive Director of Development

Matt Friedrick ’13MED, ‘16MBA, a longtime development and program director and former classroom teacher who has served on multiple education boards and task forces, will join the NC State College of Education Sept. 10 as its executive director of development.

Aug 17, 2018

Meet Douglas Lecorchick ’17 EDD: I Want to Create an Atmosphere of Critical Reasoning

“I have learned that if an individual can become engaged in and inspired by what they are doing then great things can and usually do happen," said the new teaching assistant professor of graphics communication & technology.

Aug 16, 2018

Meet Kevin Sutton ’12, ’18 EDD: I Want Students to Learn Much More Than Content

“I strive to show students a passion for excellence, a desire to learn, and how to cultivate a positive community and work team," says the new teaching assistant professor of Technology, Engineering, and Design Education.

Aug 8, 2018

5 Questions With . . . Wayne Lewis ’09 PHD on Public Education

Wayne Lewis ’09 PHD, who assumed the role of interim commissioner of education in Kentucky earlier this year, talks about his goals for public education in his state and how his experiences as a student growing up in New Orleans inspire him as an education policy leader in this Q&A interview.

Jul 13, 2018

Wolf of the Week: Callie Womble ’18 PHD

The recent graduate and 2018 NC State Higher Education Dissertation of the Year winner talks about her research experience and how she embraced opportunities to explore equity in education and develop two community-based organizations to support students and professionals of color while at the NC State College of Education.

Jul 9, 2018

Iwinosa Idahor ’09, ’11 MED: Amplifying Voices for Equitable Change in Chattanooga

NC State Education doctoral student Iwinosa Idahor '09, '11 MED shares the ways she is helping nonprofit organization UnifiEd support a narrative of positive and equitable change within the public school system of Chattanooga, Tenn., this summer through a Southern Education Leadership Initiative fellowship.

May 16, 2018

NPR: Now It’s North Carolina Teachers’ Turn: How Did We Get Here? What’s Next?

About the March For Students and Rally For Respect, Assistant Dean Michael Maher tells NPR: "It comes down to priorities, right? How we want to invest in education going forward? What do we really want to invest in in this state? How can we make the best possible decisions? And I think that is also one of these things that's getting lost in kind of the back and forth is that this isn't only about teachers. It's about kids."

May 4, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

NC State Education Alumnae Win Countywide First-Year Teacher Awards

Rebeka Townsend and Kennedy Wilmer, both members of the College of Education Class of 2017 and teachers in the Wake County Public School System, talk about their experiences as first-year teachers and what winning this award means to them.

Apr 30, 2018

Iris Wagstaff ’14 PHD Makes STEM Education Accessible for Underrepresented Groups

The chemist turned advocate recently received the Women of Color in STEM K-12 Promotion of Education Award. In this Q&A, she discusses the importance of being a mentor and how NC State College of Education provided her with a foundation in STEM Education that propelled her passion forward.