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Covers of books written by best-selling authors Tracy Deonn and Kwame Mbalia

Jul 14, 2021

Best-selling Authors Tracy Deonn, Kwame Mbalia to Headline Young Adult Colloquium: “Celebrating the Magic of Black Characters” Aug. 28

Learn how to bring the magic of Black characters to life in your classrooms at the 2021 Young Adult Colloquium: Come YAC with the Pack on Saturday, Aug. 28. Designed for educators, librarians and future education professionals, you’ll hear from best-selling Black authors Tracy Deonn and Kwame Mbalia and guest scholar Jewel Davis to gain insight and deepen your understanding of diversity, representation and the role of race, gender and history within diverse texts. 

LIFT

Jun 30, 2021

NC State College of Education Holds 2nd Annual Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT) for Rising High School Seniors of Color and Bilingual Students

The annual Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT), a five-day, invitational program that works to inspire high school seniors — particularly students of color and bilingual students — to explore careers in education and enhance their leadership skills, was held virtually, June 20-24. 

Jun 18, 2021

My Student Experience: NC State College of Education Partners with North Carolina Central School of Education to Provide High Schoolers with Insight into Being an Educator Through Pack the Nest

At Pack the Nest, a two-day virtual event organized by NC State College of Education doctoral student Christopher Faison, high school students who want to become teachers learned about education careers from North Carolina Central School of Education and NC State College of Education and students, faculty, administrators and alumni. 

May 20, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D.

In the May 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Assistant Professor of English Education Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

May 20, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: George Dou ’22MED

In the May 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. George Duo ’22MED, an Asian American student, discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education. 

Caranda Shubrick

Apr 9, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Caranda Shubrick ’24PHD

In the April 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Stress Awareness Month. Caranda Shubrick ’24PHD was the student spotlight and discussed how she takes care of herself while engaging in diversity, equity and inclusion work. 

Lisa Bass

Apr 9, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Bass, Ph.D.

In the April 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Lisa Bass, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Sarah Cannon

Mar 3, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Cannon, Ph.D.

In the March 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director of Professional Education Sarah Cannon, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles explains how educators can promote equity in their schools

Feb 25, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Educators Help Advance Equity in Schools? ‘We Have to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable So That We Can Disrupt, Better Learn and Understand What’s Problematic Within Ourselves and in our Society,’ Says Professor Joy Gaston Gayles

Many schools and universities boast a diverse student body, but simply having diversity is not the same as providing an equitable educational experience for students across all backgrounds, says Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., professor of higher education and senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the NC State College of Education. She explains how educators can become change agents and engage in anti-racist work that can help create more equitable experiences for all. 

Feb 10, 2021

Celebrating Our Black Alumni and their Impact in Classrooms and Beyond

As part of celebrating Black History Month, we recognize the academic achievements of some of our extraordinary College of Education alumni who are Black and who have made contributions to the field of education. Meet some of them.