College of Education

Jul 30, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Have Always Enjoyed Being Around Kids from Elementary Age Through High School and/or College. I Enjoy Their Spirit, Optimism, Passion and Humor,’ Says Director of METRC Kerri Brown Parker

For the past seven-and-a-half years, Kerri Brown Parker has served as director of the Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC). She shares why she chose education, how education has shaped her into the person she is today and what has inspired her during these unprecedented times.

Jun 17, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education Has the Power to Uplift or Dismantle, to Give Voice or to Silence, to Promote Justice or to Perpetuate Injustice,’ Says Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program Micha Jeffries

Teaching, particularly African American students, allows Micha Jeffries, Ph.D., director of the Master of Arts in Teaching program, to share her love of learning and provide an opportunity that many of our ancestors could not begin to imagine.

May 28, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Believe in the Nobility of the Teaching Profession and that Quality Teachers Change Students’ Lives,’ Says Science Education Doctoral Student Matt Reynolds ‘20PHD

For Matt Reynolds ‘20PHD, being a teacher is in his blood. As a fourth generation educator, teaching has always been a part of his life, but being able to merge his passion for science with education led him to pursue a career as a science educator.

Apr 27, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Wanted to Become a Teacher to Advocate for Introverted Students and Teachers,’ Says Elementary Education Student Nicole Renwick ‘20

As Nicole Renwick ‘20, an elementary education major, prepares to graduate from the NC State College of Education, she shares why she chose education, how education has shaped her and an experience within the college that changed her.

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 16, 2020

Virtual: Education Council Spotlight Awards

Join us as we recognize the commitment and achievements of our College of Education students and outstanding members of our college’s student organizations and club presidents. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Feb 26, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘My Parents Instilled in Me the Importance and Impact Education Has on Everyone’s Life,’ Says Teaching Assistant Professor Nolan Fahrer ‘09MS

Teaching Assistant Professor Nolan Fahrer ‘09MS shares why he chose education, how education influenced him and what he enjoys most about his job.

Jan 28, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘The Amazing Teachers I Had Consistently Encouraged, Pushed and Supported Me,’ Says Director of Advising and Recruitment Tremaine Brittian ’07MED

NC State College of Education Director of Advising and Recruitment Tremaine Brittian ’07MED shares why she chose education, how education influenced her and what she enjoys most about her job in the college.

Oct 29, 2019

College of Education Launches New Global Initiatives to Support Study Abroad Opportunities and International Conference Participation for Students

The NC State College of Education Office of Global Programs has launched several new initiatives to support study abroad opportunities and international conference attendance for undergraduate and graduate students within the college. A Global Educators Program for undergraduate and graduate […]

Oct 16, 2019

Counselor Education Graduate Student Whitney McLaughlin Has Been Named a Finalist for Three Minute Thesis

Counselor education graduate student Whitney McLaughlin is one of 10 finalists competing for the 5th Annual Three Minute Thesis on Oct. 29. Finalists will compete for cash prizes as they share their research in just three minutes.