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Literacy and Equity Summit

Jan 24, 2022

Educators Come Together for Powerful NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit

“My challenge to myself and to you is that maybe instead of discussing the equity of literacy, we should discuss the literacy of equity. Do you know how to read the room? Do you know how to read your kids?” This charge from New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds kicked off a full day’s worth of keynote and breakout sessions for the NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit. 

Jan 19, 2022

NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit

The NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit will bring together cross-sector stakeholders to address the question: How do we leverage North Carolina’s investment in PreK-5 literacy to ensure that all… 

Dec 8, 2021

Pack IDEAS Student Spotlight: Ha Nguyen ’21PHD

In each edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlight faculty, students and alumni who… 

Dec 8, 2021

Pack IDEAS Staff Spotlight: Ajaya Francis Jonas

In each edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlight faculty, students and alumni who… 

Nov 16, 2021

Courageous Conversations in Community: The Importance of Self Care when Doing Anti-Racist Work (1-2 p.m.)

The College of Education’s Task Force for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion’s final courageous conversation for the semester will focus on taking care of ourselves while engaging in advancing diversity,… 

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles delivers her presidential speech at the 2021 ASHE conference

Nov 10, 2021

‘As a Scholarly Community, We Have an Opportunity to Learn from the Atrocities That Have Occurred:’ Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Discusses Her New Role as ASHE President

Professor and Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Joy Gaston Gayles talks about her goals as the newest president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, what changes she hopes to see in the field and how her new role ties in with her work at the College of Education. 

High school student and iScholar participant Mikal Ali works on a project at his computer

Nov 4, 2021

‘Being Part of This Helped Me Know That You Can Do Big Things:’ Students, Teachers Grow Through Associate Professor DeLeon Gray’s iScholar Project

Every Monday evening, Mikal Ali, a student in the International Baccalaureate program at Hillside High School in Durham, has a standing phone call with Associate Professor DeLeon Gray. He is one of many students who has been impacted by Gray and his ongoing iScholar project. 

NC State College of Education graduate student Jamison Lowery with staff at the Hunt Institute

Oct 27, 2021

John M. Belk Impact Fellowship, Higher Education Administration Program Prepare Graduate Student Jamison Lowery ’22MED to Meet Goal of Serving Underrepresented Students

Jamison Lowery ’22MED, one of 15 students selected for a competitive John M. Belk Impact Fellowship, shares how he was inspired to pursue a career in education to serve underrepresented students and how the Higher Education Administration program is preparing him to do that. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

Oct 21, 2021

Why is it Important for Students to Feel a Sense of Belonging at School? ‘Students Choose to be in Environments That Make Them Feel a Sense of Fit,’ Says Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

When students feel a sense of belonging in the classroom, it can increase their educational success and motivational outcomes in multiple ways, and teachers can help create this feeling of belonging by building connections between classroom and community, according to Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D. 

School girl thinking what to write on a blackboard.

Oct 14, 2021

Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Will Support Teachers to Bring Equitable Mathematics Instruction into Classrooms Through National Science Foundation Grant

Jonee Wilson, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, has watched countless hours of instruction from classrooms across the United States. But, she said, she and other researchers have rarely seen equitable mathematics instruction put into practice. She hopes to address this issue through a new four-year, National Science Foundation DRK12 grant.