Documentary Project Helps College of Education Doctoral Students Explore Issues, Develop New Skills
Doctoral students in the College of Education are developing new pedagogical skills and exploring pressing educational issues through a documentary project in the Diversity and Equity in Schools and Communities course.
NC State College of Education Faculty, Alumni Address Need for Teacher Diversity at DRIVE Summit
NC State College of Education faculty and alumni discussed the importance of diversity in the classroom and ways to bring more educators of color into the field during the DRIVE Summit held Dec. 10, 2019.
Former U.S. Secretary of Education John King: ‘We Have No Future’ if Education Doesn’t Improve for Minority and Low-Income Students in U.S.
Former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. spoke about why he chose to become a teacher, the biggest challenges he sees in education today and how the NC State College of Education can play a role in addressing those challenges.
EdNC: NC Takes the Lead on Intentionally Building a Pipeline of Educators of Color
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., was one of several panelists who participated in the DRIVE Summit at Talley Student Union on Dec. 10, 2019.
Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Christy Byrd gave a presentation entitled "Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving" on Nov. 13 as part of a lunch and learn series hosted by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity.
Great Falls Tribune: Student Representation: The Impact of Minority Leaders in Great Falls Public Schools
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., discusses how having a teacher of the same race can help students achieve academic, social and emotional success in school.
IDEALS Project Study Reveals How College Students Are Bridging Polarizing Differences
The latest study from the IDEALS project, on which NC State College of Education Professor Alyssa Rockenbach is co-principal investigator, found that friendships developed in the first year on a college campus can endure to bridge divides and cultivate pluralistic worldviews.
Professor Alyssa Rockenbach to Receive Applied Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Award for Work on IDEALS Project
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach, Ph.D., will be recognized next year for her work on the Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) project.
Becoming the MAIN Man
Inspired by his own challenges and life experiences, Jasmin Spain ’12MED launched the Males Addressing Issues and Needs (MAIN) Initiative in Pitt County to provide young men of color with the resources and support they need to navigate the challenges unique to them in today’s society. The initiative provides mentoring, leadership programs, training in diversity, civil rights and sexual misconduct, and workshops on handling new careers, promotions and finances.
Encouraging More Men to Teach Elementary Education
Graduate student Stephen McKinney believes he will have the opportunity to change kids’ lives forever as an elementary educator. And he wants more men to feel that way, too. He was recently awarded funding from the NC State University Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity to develop the idea and framework for a program that will create avenues for men, especially those of color, to enter the field of elementary education.