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Jacqueline Perry-Higgs

Dec 7, 2021

Jacqueline Perry-Higgs ‘21EDD: ‘I Have a Desire to Impact Teaching and Learning by Supporting Teachers and Administrators as They Diligently Work to Change the Lives of Children’

With a passion for curriculum and instruction, Jacqueline Perry-Higgs ‘21EDD joined the Northeast Leadership Academy’s first Ed.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision cohort. Now, she plans to apply what she learned in the program to her current position and to potential future roles as either an assistant superintendent or chief academic officer. 

Dec 7, 2021

Ha Nguyen ’21PHD: ‘Education is the Key to Helping People Create a Better Life for Themselves’

As a college-level lecturer in Vietnam, Ha Nguyen realized she could reach more students in more classrooms by improving teacher performance. Now, with her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, Nguyen hopes to use the skills she developed in the NC State College of Education to increase educational access and quality for disadvantaged students in developing countries. 

Frederique Yova

Dec 7, 2021

Frédérique Yova ‘21PHD: ‘I Hope to Continue to Advocate for Young Children and Their Families Through Research Focusing on Early Childhood Education and Early Mathematics’

Inspired by her time in the classroom, Frédérique Yova ‘21PHD decided to focus her research on elementary mathematics education. In the College of Education, she found a welcoming environment where she was able to strengthen her research skills and prepare to be an advocate for equitable access to early mathematics experiences for all children. 

Jun 1, 2020

Aspiring Superintendents Train Under Former Statewide, National Educational Leaders Through College of Education’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

This summer the College of Education will welcome its second cohort of aspiring superintendents into the Educational Leadership doctoral program, where future district leaders will have the opportunity to learn from three former state superintendents of public instruction as well as a former U.S. assistant secretary of education. 

Jun 1, 2020

Five Questions with the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Instructors

Former State Superintendents of Public Instruction June Atkinson, Bill Harrison and Mike Ward as well as former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Henry Johnson will all serve as professors in the Educational Leadership doctoral program, which welcomes its second cohort of students this summer. They share why they believe it’s important to help train the next generation of district leaders, why they chose the NC State College of Education and what they hope their students learn from them. 

Nc State College of Education doctoral student and teaching assistant Mwenda Kudumu

Jan 14, 2020

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. 

Court of North Carolina

Feb 21, 2019

Report: NC State Largest Producer of Mathematics Education Doctorates in N.C., 5th Largest in U.S.

The NC State College of Education is the largest producer of doctoral graduates in mathematics education in North Carolina and the fifth largest producer in the nation, according to a new independent report published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The same report also found that the program No. 12 in the nation among peer recommendations.