Why I Give: ‘I Hope Students, Especially Immigrants and Students from Minority Populations, Get the Opportunity to Become a Teacher,’ Says University Program Associate Kirsten Hoeflaken ‘18MED
Born and raised in the Netherlands, University Program Associate Kirsten Hoeflaken ‘18MED always wanted to be a teacher. She was inspired by her fifth grade teacher and went on to teach for over 20 years before moving to the United States. She gives to the NC State College of Education as a token of gratitude for helping and supporting her as an immigrant.
EdNC: Behind One Leandro Proposal: Making More Children with Special Needs Eligible for Early Services
Sharon Loza, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development with a program area of study in educational evaluation and policy analysis, was interviewed by EdNC about increasing services for North Carolina children with special needs. She is coordinator of the North Carolina Infant-Toddler Program's Early Intervention Branch.
Ashley Tice Roseno ’19PHD: I Chose NC State’s College of Education Because of its Top-Tier Adult Education Program
Ashley Tice Roseno ’19PHD is a registered dietician who sought an adult education program to help her better understand how to work with adults in nutrition settings. She developed a passion for training educators how to use food and nutrition as a tool to teaching math and science.
Southern Education Foundation: Using Homegrown Teachers’ Capital to Address Educational Equity in The South
Iwinosa Idahor, a Ph.D. student in the NC State College of Education's Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis program, discusses how meaningful relationship building and an understanding of local context is essential to engaging and collaborative student learning.
EdNC: Civil Discourse in the Classroom: Creating Space for Important Conversations
NC State College of Education graduate student Kendall Hageman-Mays discusses the role schools and teachers play in combating divisiveness through the facilitation of meaningful dialogue among diverse learners.
EdNC: New Research Shows Air Pollution Around Schools Leads to Lower Test Scores
Research presented at a June 17 event hosted by the NC State College of Education's Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis program shows that air pollution around schools can lead to lower student test scores.
Graduate Student Amanda Danks Selected as SREE Summer Fellow, Presenter at International Conference
Amanda Danks, a doctoral student in the educational evaluation and policy analysis program at the NC State College of Education, will spend her summer working with the SREE Summer Fellows Program before traveling to Scotland to present at a conference.
EdNC.org: NC State’s Acclaimed Principal Program Assesses Candidate Character
Ahead of choosing its eighth cohort, the NC State College of Education's principal preparation program led by Professor Bonnie Fusarelli reassessed the goals of the program. They evaluated what kind of leaders they want to create to administer schools. Then they split the traits into two categories: those that can be taught through coursework and training, and those that should already exist within individuals.
Danks Selected for Notre Dame Leadership Summit
Amanda Danks, a doctoral student in the educational evaluation and policy analysis at the NC State College of Education, has been selected as a fellow in the University of Notre Dame’s 2018-19 Reform Leaders Summit.