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Lee stiff

Mar 22, 2021

College of Education Mourns Loss of Lee Vernon Stiff ’78 PHD, Longtime Faculty Member and Leader

Lee Vernon Stiff ’78 PHD passed away Friday, March 19. He was a nationally-recognized expert and scholar on equity and mathematics education who served and led in NC State’s College of Education for 37 years, retiring in 2020 as professor emeritus of mathematics education and associate dean for faculty and academic affairs. 

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby Quote

Jul 23, 2020

Professor Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby Named Head of Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS)

Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., will be the next head of the NC State College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS), effective Aug. 1. She will succeed John K. Lee, Ph.D., who became the college’s associate dean for faculty and academic affairs July 1, 2020. 

College of Education Wordmark

Jun 9, 2020

A Message to the Community

We are gripped with outrage at the injustice and violence surrounding George Floyd’s murder and so many other Black men and women whose lives were taken unjustly. As a land-grant college of education, we have a unique responsibility to speak up and use our voice to call for justice. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Nov 19, 2019

Hiller A. Spires Named Executive Director of Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, Associate Dean

Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., will serve as executive director of the NC State College of Education’s William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and associate dean, effective Wednesday, Nov. 20. 

Michael Maher

Jul 22, 2019

Michael Maher Reappointed to Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission

Assistant Dean for Professional Education and Accreditation Michael Maher has been reappointed to a two-year term on the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission. 

Headshot of Carla C. Johnson

May 16, 2019

Associate Dean and Friday Institute Executive Director Carla C. Johnson on STEM Education, What Shaped Her Work and Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Carla C. Johnson, Ph.D., began her role as the executive director of the Friday Institute and associate dean at the NC State College of Education April 30. She provides strategic direction and leadership for the Friday Institute, including expanding and sustaining its success and operation in North Carolina and beyond. In this Q&A, she shares how she became interested in STEM education, what shaped her work and how she began working with astronaut Buzz Aldrin. 

Jun 6, 2018

Aaron C. Clark Named Head of Department of STEM Education

RALEIGH, N.C. — Aaron C. Clark ’97 EDD will be the head of the NC State College of Education’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education, effective Aug. 1.… 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Dec 6, 2017

Michael Maher Elected to AACTE’s Board of Directors

Assistant Dean Michael Maher's tenure as a member on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) begins March 1, 2018. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz on Education Matters

Dec 6, 2017

Education Matters: Dean Danowitz on Re-Established Teaching Fellows Program

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz appeared recently on Education Matters to talk about the re-established N.C. Teaching Fellows Program, which will provide forgivable loans to students who teach science, technology, engineering, mathematics or special education in a North Carolina public school. 

John Lee

Nov 30, 2017

John K. Lee Named Head of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences

John K. Lee, Ph.D., will be the permanent head of the NC State College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, effective Jan. 1. He has served as the interim head since January 2017 and has been a faculty member with the NC State College of Education for 11 years.