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NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite speaks with students

Jan 12, 2021

Associate Professor Anna Egalite Ranked Among Education Week’s Top 200 Scholars Who had the Biggest Influence on Educational Practice and Policy in 2020

For the second year in a row, Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., has been ranked by Education Week as one of the Top 200 education scholars who had the biggest influence on educational practice and policy. 

Kirsten Hoeflaken with her family

Dec 16, 2020

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. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D.

Nov 9, 2020

‘I Have Intentionally Changed My Way of Thinking:’ Course Taught by Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Helps Students Gain New Perspectives on Equity Issues

Is it OK for educators to say they are “colorblind” -- that they see everyone the same regardless of race -- or does doing so take away from students’ identity, culture and heritage and allow racism to perpetuate in schools? The question is one of many that graduate students in a course taught by Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., said helped to shape their perspective on equity issues in schools. 

Children playing with blocks

Feb 26, 2020

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. 

A photo of Iwinosa Idahor at a cafe meeting with a community member

Oct 29, 2019

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.  

New wolf statue on central campus.

Oct 29, 2019

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.  

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jun 27, 2019

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. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jun 14, 2019

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. 

Feb 22, 2018

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. 

NC State Belltower at dusk.

Feb 12, 2018

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.