curriculum and instruction

Mar 17, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

U.S. News Ranks NC State College of Education #31 in Nation, 5 Programs in Specialty Categories

The NC State College of Education is tied at No. 31 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate School Rankings among 393 graduate colleges of education in the nation. That is an improvement of 14 spots over last year. U.S. News also ranked programs within the college in five education specialty categories: Educational Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Teacher Education, Higher Education Administration and Secondary Teacher Education.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Nada Wafa ’11, ’19MS, ’22PHD: I Knew This Was the Place Where I Could Grow, Personally and Professionally

With a background in international schools, Nada Wafa '11, '19MS, '22PHD has a passion for global learning. NC State gave her the opportunity to expand her knowledge on global learning and explore new literacies in the field of education.

May 7, 2019

Briana Green ’19MS: Helping Students and Teachers Using Technology

Having finished her student teaching requirement, Briana Green learned about the NC State College of Education’s SMART Collaborative. She shares how an opportunity to serve as an undergraduate researcher helped her find a passion for helping teachers and students alike benefit from technology.

May 6, 2019

Megan Ennes ‘19PHD: Developing professional pathways for science museum education

Megan Ennes came to NC State after 10 years as a museum educator. During her time here, she has worked with Families and Museum Exploring (FAME) to help kids become scientists. Now, she’s taking the next step to instruct future museum educators.

May 6, 2019

Sam Costello ‘19: From Past to Present

After working at an automotive dealership for 13 years, Sam Costello was laid off. His wife asked if he had ever considered teaching. Now, Sam will go on to share his love of history with his students. 

May 6, 2019

Douglas McCullough ‘19MSA: Supporting Teachers and Students at the School Leadership Level

Douglas McCullough is a principal fellow who completed his administrative residency at Fuquay-Varina High School. Now, he is excited to support teachers and impact students at the school leadership level. Name: Douglas M. McCullough Hometown: Hickory, N.C. Field of Study: […]

May 6, 2019

Stephen McKinney ’19MAT: Discovering Diamonds in the Classroom

Name:Stephen McKinney Hometown:Cary, N.C. Field of Study: Master of Arts in Teaching (Elementary Education) Inspired by his family of advocates and educators, Stephen McKinney wants to make a difference in the lives of young children in North Carolina. That’s why […]

May 6, 2019

Kathryn Braswell ‘19MED: Providing Resources for Student Success

For Kathryn Braswell, it’s important to not only build relationships with students, but to also give them the tools they need to succeed once they graduate high school.

May 4, 2018  |  Our People

Sarah Glova ‘18 PHD: Advocating for Individualized Instruction and Digital Learning

After graduating from the NC State College of Education, Sarah Glova ‘18 PHD will use her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction to create innovative eLearning environments as founder and president of Reify Media.

May 4, 2018  |  Our People

Rob Moore ‘18 PHD: Training the Next Generation of Instructional Technologists

Education runs in the Moore family, and Rob Moore ‘18 PHD is no exception. Learn more about Moore’s post-graduation plans.