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educational equity

Feb 21, 2024

Doctoral Student Heysha Carrillo Serves as Guest Editor on Special Edition of Holistic Education Review, Discusses Experience on Local Radio Show

Heysha Carillo, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences educational equity concentration, spoke on a local Spanish-language radio show about her experience serving as a guest editor on a special edition of Holistic Education Review. 

Dec 6, 2023

NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Educational Equity Concentration Graduates First Two Students

This December, Valencia Hicks-Harris '23PHD and Lonnie Manns '23PHD will be the first two students to graduate from the NC State College of Education's Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences educational equity concentration. 

Meet NC State Holmes Scholars

Sep 29, 2023

2 Doctoral Students Selected to Join NC State College of Education’s Holmes Scholars Program

NC State’s College of Education has selected two new doctoral students to participate in the NC State Holmes Scholars Program chapter: Patricia Ambrose and Zacchaeus Martin. 

Jan 10, 2023

Mental Health, STEAM And Hip-Hop: Doctoral Student Valencia Hicks-Harris Works to Empower All Through Non-profit Organization

Valencia Hicks-Harris,a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Department of Teacher Education and Learning Science's Educational Equity concentration, is working to empower K-12 students through a STEAM-focused non-profit. 

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Jan 10, 2023

3 College of Education Students Selected to Join Inaugural Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship Cohort

NC State University in December announced the creation of the Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship, to provide funding support for graduate students whose research focuses on STEM or education. The inaugural cohort includes 30 doctoral students from seven colleges, including three students in the College of Education: Gordon Maples, Janell Miller and Cassie Rubinstein. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D.

Sep 27, 2022

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson Addresses Need for More Diverse Representation in Autism Research through Keynote Lecture, Publication

During a Sept. 22 keynote lecture, Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson discussed the importance of racial and ethnic representation in autism research and offered advice for researchers and practitioners. 

Aug 26, 2022

NC State College of Education Faculty Engage in Outreach, Professional Development Through International Travel This Summer

Several faculty members in the NC State College of Education traveled abroad for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, delivering professional development for U.S. and foreign teachers and establishing new international partnerships. 

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Feb 8, 2022

EdNC: After California, Our Time is Now: Making Ethnic Studies a Graduation Requirement in North Carolina

College of Education doctoral student Kia Allah discusses the need and benefit of having ethnic studies in K-12 schools. 

Jan 6, 2022

EdNC: A Parent ‘Knows When Something is Not Right’

DeVoshia Mason Martin, a doctoral student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences' Educational Equity program area of study, discusses how teacher training could help reduce the delay in autism diagnoses among Black children. 

Nov 11, 2021

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Meet the New President of ASHE: Dr. Joy Gaston Gayles

A life in academia as a full professor—including being elected president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)—wasn’t exactly the life that Joy Gaston Gayles had considered for herself when she arrived at Shaw University as a first-generation college student some three decades ago.