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Tag: educational equity

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. 

High school student and iScholar participant Mikal Ali works on a project at his computer

Nov 11, 2021

The Education Trust: Redefining College and Career Readiness Through Critical Design

NC State College of Education doctoral students Joanna Ali and Kia Allah discuss how the iScholar youth program has demonstrated ways that educators and stakeholders can redefine the way they think about the future of their students by using a critical design process. 

High school student and iScholar participant Mikal Ali works on a project at his computer

Nov 4, 2021

‘Being Part of This Helped Me Know That You Can Do Big Things:’ Students, Teachers Grow Through Associate Professor DeLeon Gray’s iScholar Project

Every Monday evening, Mikal Ali, a student in the International Baccalaureate program at Hillside High School in Durham, has a standing phone call with Associate Professor DeLeon Gray. He is one of many students who has been impacted by Gray and his ongoing iScholar project. 

Photo of Meeting FACES event in Raleigh

Oct 13, 2021

FACES Program Hopes to Connect Families of Children with Autism to Resources, Each Other Through Community Events

Lonnie Manns ’20MAT, a student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ educational equity program area of study and the graduate research assistant for FACES Parent Advocacy Program, is hoping to help build a stronger community for families of children with autism. 

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.