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Professor Timothy Drake in a classroom.

Nov 30, 2021

AACTE: Gaps in the Journey to Becoming a Principal

In this podcast, Assistant Professor Tim Drake discusses what the research says about what the gaps between “learning” and “doing” are and how to address them. 

Tim Drake walking with student

Nov 12, 2021

WHQR: Teacher Morale is Sinking in New Hanover County. It’s Not Just the Pandemic to Blame

Assistant Professor Timothy Drake discusses teacher morale and why it’s important for district leadership and administrators to support staff, and help them find moments of happiness. 

Sep 13, 2021

Education Week: Principals Bear the Brunt of Parental Anger, Staff Fatigue as COVID Drags On

NC State College of Education Professor Lance Fusarelli, Ph.D., some of the challenges school leaders have faced amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and how support can help. 

School buses

Sep 3, 2021

What is the Future of Desegregation in N.C. Public Schools?

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., discusses factors that could impact whether North Carolina public schools can deliver on the promise of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D.

Aug 23, 2021

Why is it Important to Have a Diverse Educator Workforce? ‘Positions of Influence, Power and Authority in Our Educational System Should Reflect the Multicultural Society in Which We Live,’ Says Associate Professor Anna Egalite

The population of students in U.S. schools has been steadily diversifying over the past two decades, but many students of color will go through their entire K-12 career without ever encountering a teacher or school leader who shares their racial or ethnic background, said Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D. 


Aug 10, 2021

New Study from Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Looks at Effects of Neighborhood Racial Change on Racial Diversity in Schools

Increasing racial diversity in neighborhoods without widespread displacement could provide an opportunity to increase socioeconomic and racial integration in some city schools, according to a new working paper co-authored by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D. 

Michael Little, Ph.D.

May 21, 2021

Ask the Expert: Why is a Preschool Education Important? ‘When Children Attend High-quality Pre-K Programs, They Get a Really Great Boost in Early Skills That Set Them Up for Success in Elementary School,’ Says Assistant Professor Michael Little

Early childhood is a critical time when a kid’s brain is highly impacted by the environments that surround them. It is for that reason that NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michael Little, Ph.D., says a preschool education is important for all students who are able to attend. 

Lisa Bass

Apr 9, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Bass, Ph.D.

In the April 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Lisa Bass, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

NC State College of Education Assoiate Professor Anna Egalite on the Wallace Foundation report she co-authored

Feb 18, 2021

Study Co-authored by Associate Professor Anna Egalite Finds Principals Have Significant, Broad Impacts on Student Outcomes

Research has shown that principals are second only to teachers when it comes to in-school factors that impact student success. Now, a new study co-authored by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., shows that the impact of principals on student achievement is even stronger than previously thought. 

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.