[Video] WRAL-TV: Celebrating Teachers, Honoring NC State College of Education Alumni
Do you remember your favorite teacher? The NC State College of Education celebrated them the night of Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, during its first EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education, attended by over 600. Watch WRAL-TV's recap of the event.
An EdTalks 2019 Recap: A Night of Celebrating Extraordinary Educators, Life-changing Education
The NC State College of Education hosted EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education in Stewart Theatre on the evening of Monday, Oct. 21. Six hundred people gathered to hear local leaders and celebrities discuss the importance of K-12 education and to celebrate College of Education alumni who have received national, state and district-wide awards in 2018-19 for their work in K-12 schools. Take a look back at the celebration through photos, videos and takeaways from keynote speakers.
EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education
Join us as local leaders and celebrities deliver short TED-style talks about the importance and impact of their K-12 education on their lives. Also help us celebrate NC State College of Education alumni who have received national, state and district-wide awards in 2018-19 for their work in K-12 schools.
Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD: ‘With the Right Teacher, Environment and School Culture, All Students Can Learn and Achieve’
Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD, who has won multiple Teacher of the Year awards, adds another honor to her name: 2018-19 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for Durham County Public Schools.
NC State Education to Host EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education Oct. 21
Join us as local leaders and celebrities -- including NC State Women's Basketball Coach Wes Moore and 2018 N.C. Teacher of the Year Freebird McKinney -- deliver short TED-style talks about the importance of their K-12 education and how their classroom experiences impacted their lives.
N.C. History Teacher of the Year Amy King ’01MED: ‘I Was Blessed With a Dad Who Enjoys Learning History as a Hobby’
When she was growing up in Bear Creek, N.C., North Carolina History Teacher of the Year Amy King ’01MED thought her father had the best job in the world. He was an agriculture education teacher at Chatham Central High School. Today, she teaches at the same school with the same passion she witnessed from her dad.
Douglas Price ‘13MED Named NC Charter School Teacher of the Year
North Carolina’s Charter School Teacher of the Year, Douglas Price ‘13, said his time at the NC State College of Education helped him develop his unique course at Voyager Academy in Durham.
Meet Our Award-Winning Alumni
Our alumni have received numerous accolades for their work in education during the past year, including being named the National School Psychologist of the Year, North Carolina Principal of the Year, Durham Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year, Johnston County Public Schools’ Outstanding First-Year Teacher, and Wake County Public School System's Principal of the Year, Teacher of the Year and Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher. Meet a few of our award-winning alumni who exemplify our college's preparation of extraordinary educators.
Becoming the MAIN Man
Inspired by his own challenges and life experiences, Jasmin Spain ’12MED launched the Males Addressing Issues and Needs (MAIN) Initiative in Pitt County to provide young men of color with the resources and support they need to navigate the challenges unique to them in today’s society. The initiative provides mentoring, leadership programs, training in diversity, civil rights and sexual misconduct, and workshops on handling new careers, promotions and finances.
Will Chavis ’16EDD Named 2018-2019 Wake County Principal of the Year
Will Chavis ‘16EDD loves everything about being principal of Enloe High School. He loves working with others to solve challenges. He loves getting to know his students, and he loves helping them overcome adversity so they can thrive. With passion […]