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.
Joe Busby ‘99EDD on Taking Inspiration From Other Educators
Joe Busby ‘99EDD -- a technology, engineering and design teacher at Panther Creek High School in Wake County -- explains why he “cried like a baby” when he was presented with the North Carolina Technology Student Association’s Influence Award honoring former NC State College of Education Associate Professor Richard E. Peterson.
Award-Winning Article Focuses on What It Means for Black Students to Belong at School
How can schools become places where black students feel as though they truly belong? DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., an associate professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, co-authored an article published in Educational Psychologist that the APA recently honored with a Best Article Award.
Robert Horne ‘14PHD on the Importance of Servant Leadership in Counseling
Robert Horne ’14PHD, an assistant professor of counselor education at N.C. Central University, recently received the National Board of Certified Counselors Bridging the Gap Award for Lifetime Leadership. He shares his belief in servant leadership and how NC State College of Education faculty who helped him be his most authentic self contributed to his success.
Higher Education Program Recognizes 3 Alumni with Awards
Alumni David English ‘12PHD, Gregory King ‘19PHD and Shauna Morin ‘17PHD recently received awards from the Higher Education Program to recognize their contributions to the field of higher education.
To Class of 2019: As Educators, “We Must Never Lose Sight of Who Stands to Benefit”
The NC State College of Education recognized about 328 graduating students during its Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 10, in Reynolds Coliseum. “As we step into our classrooms, our labs, our offices, our communities, we must never lose sight of who stands to benefit. Our past fuels us to action so that generations to come will say, we are because they were," said Jemilia Davis, who delivered the Charge to the Graduate Students. "What stands between us and an equitable future is the educator we decide to be.”
Education Council Honors 16 Students with Spotlight Awards
The NC State College of Education recognized 16 students with awards for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the field of education during its 8th Annual Spotlight Awards ceremony Thursday, April 4.
Joy Gaston Gayles, Margareta Thomson Named University Faculty Scholars
NC State College of Education faculty members Dr. Joy Gaston Gayles and Dr. Margareta Thomson have been named 2018-19 University Faculty Scholars. This program recognizes outstanding faculty members for their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State.