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May 8, 2020

May 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration

Given the state’s and NC State University’s guidelines and recommendations associated with COVID-19, the Spring 2020 College Graduation Ceremony has been postponed. Information about University Commencement can be found on the university commencement website.

Apr 23, 2020

NC State College of Education Award-Winning Alumni Share Tips for Virtual Teaching, Online Instruction

As the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak pushes education online, educators across the country are having to adapt to online instruction. A few of our alumni who have national, state and district-wide awards for their work in K-12 schools share how they are adjusting and offer their tips and advice for successful remote learning.

Apr 20, 2020

The N&O: Darlene Wilkins ’00, ’03MS, Husband Face COVID-19 Together as Healthcare Professionals

NC State College of Education alumna Darlene Wilkins '00, '03MS and her husband, Brooks Wilkins, a graduate of the NC State College of Sciences, are battling on the frontlines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together. He's a family physician and she's a nurse in Raleigh. They have been practicing medicine alongside each other for a long time. 

Apr 17, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Am Always Moved by Student Stories, Which are Firsthand Accounts of the Importance of Scholarships in Opening Their Dreams of Becoming Teachers,’ Says Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD gives to the NC State College of Education because she’s experienced firsthand the impact a scholarship can have on achieving your dreams. And she wants to help others accomplish their dreams.

Apr 14, 2020

NCSCA School Counseling Director of the Year Crystal Reardon ‘11MSA: ‘I Can’t Imagine a More Fulfilling or Gratifying Career than the One I Get to Experience Each Day’

For 25 years Crystal Reardon ‘11MSA has been a professional educator. And for the past nine years, she has served as the Director of Counseling for the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS). She was named the 2019-20 North Carolina School Counselor Association (NCSCA) School Counseling Director of the Year.

Apr 13, 2020

Wake County’s Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year Rachel Giddings ‘19: ‘When You See a Light Bulb Go Off for a Student, a Fire is Ignited to Continue Doing What You do Best’

Rachel Giddings ‘19 always admired how passionate her mom, a pre-K special education teacher, was about her job, which inspired her to pursue a career in elementary education. She is now a first grade teacher at Forestville Road Elementary School. And one of the Wake County Public School System’s 2019-20 Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year award winners.

Apr 10, 2020

N.C. Council for the Social Studies Teacher of the Year Marlin Jones ‘20MED: ‘My Love of Learning and My Desire to Help Others Inspired Me to Become a Teacher’

When Marlin Jones ‘20MED was a freshman in college, he changed his major from engineering to history education and never looked back. Now an AP World History and American History 2 Teacher, Jones has been named the 2019-20 N.C. Council for the Social Studies Teacher of the Year.

Apr 8, 2020

Leading Through A Crisis: Former North Carolina Superintendent for Public Instruction Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD Shares Tips for Education Leaders Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Former North Carolina Superintendent for Public Instruction and current NC State College of Education Board Chair Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD shares lessons learned and useful practices for leading during a crisis, including the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Apr 8, 2020

Leading Through A Crisis: Former N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD Shares Useful Practices for Education Leaders Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Former North Carolina Superintendent for Public Instruction and current NC State College of Education Board Chair Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD shares useful practices for education leaders amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Apr 8, 2020

Leading Through A Crisis: Former N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD Shares Tips for Educators Who Have Moved to Online Classroom Instruction Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Former N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction and current NC State College of Education Board Chair Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD shares tips for educators who have moved to online classroom instruction in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.