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NC State College of Education doctoral students lead a professional development workshop to help teachers bring lessons outdoors

Oct 21, 2021

Doctoral Students Stephanie Fiocca and Jill McGowan Help Elementary School Teachers ‘Turn Lessons Inside Out’ Through Professional Development Workshops

As elementary school teachers and parents, Stephanie Fiocca and Jill McGowan have always connected with their children through going outdoors. As doctoral students, they immediately gravitated towards one another when they were tasked with a project that involved creating a professional development opportunity for educators. 

NC State College of Education doctoral student Laura Romeo

Oct 18, 2021

‘We Need to Support Our Students to Be Well Enough, Both Physically and Mentally, to Learn:’ Doctoral Student Laura Romeo Redesigns Elementary Education Course to Focus on Educating the Whole Child

Laura Romeo ’22PHD, a doctoral student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ elementary education in mathematics and science program area of study, is preparing pre-service teachers to address the needs of their students’ minds and bodies through a course she redesigned for the NC State College of Education’s undergraduate elementary education program. 

NC State College of Education Doctoral Student Corina De La Torre ’24PHD

Sep 20, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Corina De La Torre ’24PHD

Corina De La Torre '24PHD shares why diversity, equity and inclusion are important to her and discusses her research on the subject. 

NC State College of Education Doctoral Student Carrie Mitran

Sep 17, 2021

Doctoral Student Carrie Mitran ’19MED ’21PHD Invited to Speak at Stanford Neurodiversity Summit Panel

After experiences with neurodiversity in her personal life, Carrie Mitran ’19MED ‘21PHD began doing a lot of self-driven research into mental health before enrolling in the College of Education to earn a master’s and doctoral degree. Now Mitran has been invited to share her work on neurodiversity at the annual Stanford Neurodiversity Summit on Nov. 9, 2021. 

Students from Afghanistan

Aug 26, 2021

EdNC: What Afghan Students Need From Educators

Jennifer C. Mann, a doctoral student in the Literacy and English Language Arts Education program area of study in the NC State College of Education, shares what former students who are Afghan refugees said they need from teachers right now. 

Lance Gooden

Aug 10, 2021

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I’m Really Focused on Finding Untapped Skills and Getting Individuals in Jobs for Social and Economic Mobility,’ Says Lance Gooden ’22EDD

Watching his mother serve as an advocate for underserved students in Vernamfield, Jamaica, Lance Gooden ’22EDD developed a passion for increasing educational success for all learners within the field of education. As a community college administrator, he strives to help underserved and disadvantaged populations navigate the community college system and succeed. 

Meet Our Incoming Students

Aug 10, 2021

Meet Our Incoming Students: 3 of Our Newest Doctoral Students in Program Areas of Study Related to Educational Equity

The NC State College of Education will welcome over 390 graduate students this fall. Meet three of the college’s newest doctoral students -- each of them coming from various backgrounds, but are all in programs areas of study related to educational equity. 

Spring Graduation 2018

Aug 5, 2021

‘I Cannot Think of Better Career Preparation:’ How the College of Education is Helping Doctoral Students Become Scholar Leaders to Tackle Pressing Educational Issues

Since redesigning the doctoral programs five years ago, the NC State College of Education has helped prepare graduates to become scholar leaders who are capable of addressing pressing educational problems at the local, state and national levels. 

Science Class

Jun 24, 2021

Museum Volunteer Programs Could Play Important Role in Developing Pipeline of Much-needed Science Teachers, Says Study from College of Education Doctoral Students, Faculty

Museum volunteer programs could be a potential avenue for recruiting high school students into science teaching and communication careers, according to a recent study co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., and students and alum of the NC State College of Education’s Learning and Teaching in STEM doctoral program. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jun 2, 2021

EdNC: Rethinking The Concept of COVID-19 Learning Loss

Jennifer C. Mann, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, discusses how educators can approach literacy by drawing on the experiences…