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Nov 20, 2020

Mebane Foundation: Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership: Equipping Teachers to be Literacy Leaders

Yadkin County School educators share their experiences so far in the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership, a cohort-based Master of Education program that allows teachers to gain the expertise needed to effectively implement evidence-based literacy instruction, assessment and intervention in the elementary grades.

Oct 26, 2020

Associate Professor Dennis Davis Will Help Develop Common Framework for Literacy Instruction for Teacher Preparation Programs within the UNC System

Associate Professor Dennis Davis, Ph.D. has been appointed as one of eight Literacy Fellows who will help develop a common framework for literacy instruction in teacher preparation programs within the UNC System as part of the UNC System LIteracy Framework Development Initiative.

Sep 16, 2020

Excellence Fund Helps The Literacy Space Provide Reading Support Services for Elementary School Students, Creates Professional Development Opportunities

As a result of donations to the NC State College of Education Excellence Fund, the Wolfpack Readers Program was able to establish The Literacy Space, an off-campus location that provides direct services to elementary school children who need extra support in reading.

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 9, 2020

Associate Professor Dennis Davis and Assistant Professor Jackie Reylea Will Help English Language Learners with Reading Comprehension Difficulties Through $1.4M Department of Education Grant

Young English language learners can often struggle with some of the more complex aspects of written language, leading to difficulties in reading comprehension. To address this issue, Associate Professor Dennis Davis, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Jackie Reylea, Ph.D., will use a $1.4 million grant to develop a new small-group intervention for English language learners in grades 3-5.

Feb 20, 2020

How NC State’s College of Education Helps In-Service Teachers Across North Carolina Succeed

The NC State College of Education graduates educators who rate among the best in statewide performance measures. But our work to prepare extraordinary educators extends beyond pre-service teachers. From professional development opportunities to advanced degree programs for in-service teachers across North Carolina, programs and partnerships with public school districts are working to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education.

Nov 19, 2019

EdNC: Mebane Foundation grant supports Wolfpack Literacy Partnership and Yadkin County Schools

The NC State College of Education's Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership with help 20 teachers with Yadkin County Schools receive training to become experts in implementing evidence-based literacy instruction.  

Nov 4, 2019

With Grant from Mebane Charitable Foundation, Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership Will Collaborate with Yadkin County Schools to Train Literacy Experts, Improve Reading Proficiency

A new partnership between the NC State College of Education and Yadkin County Schools called the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership will work to improve reading proficiency in the district by helping teachers become literacy leaders. The project is funded by the Mebane Charitable Foundation and led by Associate Professor Dennis Davis.

Oct 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $2.5M in Research Funding August-October, 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,467,124 to support 15 research projects from Aug. 1 to Oct. 21, 2019.

Feb 28, 2018

NC State Education’s Online Professional Development Course Addresses Needs in Foundational Reading Skills

Improving Early Literacy Teaching Foundational Reading Skills, an online professional development course for educators, is one of several initiatives underway at the NC State College of Education designed to help improve early literacy education across North Carolina and beyond.