Celebration of Life for Lee Vernon Stiff
The College of Education will hold a Celebration of Life for Lee Vernon Stiff ’78PHD on Friday, April 16, at 7 p.m. on the Court of North Carolina. Though this gathering will be in-person, we will also offer the opportunity […]
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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. He is a professor of technology, design and engineering […]
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.
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.