Crystal Chen Lee

Nov 20, 2020

With Help of Literacy and Community Initiative, Directed by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, High School Students with Juntos N.C. Publish Peer-reviewed Article

Like many academics, Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., an assistant professor of English Language Arts education in the NC State College of Education, said she didn’t publish her first peer-reviewed academic article until she was in her late 20s and earning her doctorate degree. Through her work as the director of the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) though, she has now helped a group of students author a peer-reviewed article while they were still teenagers.

Oct 20, 2020

Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators

Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education.

Aug 27, 2020

Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Crystal Chen Lee Develop Webinar to Help Educators Learn to Promote Youth Voices

Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., have drawn on their experiences with the #PasstheMicYouth and Literacy and Community Initiative projects to develop a webinar to help educators better understand how to amplify youth voices.

Aug 10, 2020

Back to School: Tips to Encourage Kids to Practice Reading, Writing

Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D. shares fun ways to help children prepare for reading and writing in the upcoming school year.

Jul 23, 2020

Becoming Anti-Racist ELA Teachers

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Michelle Falter, Ph.D., Chandra Alston, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D. have developed the "Becoming Anti-Racist ELA Teachers" white paper to outline steps educators can take to actively work towards anti-racist ELA education.

Jul 23, 2020

3 College of Education Assistant Professors Publish White Paper to Help English Language Arts Teachers Become Anti-racist Educators

Assistant Professors Michelle Falter, Ph.D., Chandra Alston, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D, are drawing on their experiences as former English teachers and current teacher educators to provide middle and high school ELA teachers with support toward becoming anti-racist educators through a new white paper.

Jul 16, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $4.3M in Research Funding April-June, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,371,540 to support 16 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2020.

Jul 1, 2020

College of Education Faculty Offer Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Students can often fall behind in their learning during the summer months, and that phenomenon could be amplified this year by the fact that schools have been closed since March to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). To help prevent summer learning loss, College of Education faculty are offering their tips for helping students continue to learn.

Apr 9, 2020

Literacy and Community Initiative Offers Book Recommendations for Teen Readers

To encourage reading among youth, the NC State College of Education's Literacy and Community Initiative has created a list of recommended reads for middle school and high school students.

Apr 3, 2020

CANCELED: Second Annual Literacy and Community Initiative Reading Celebration

Join community-based organizations, partners, students, families and friends in celebrating the writings of student authors at the 2nd Annual Literacy and Community Initiative Reading Celebration.