Thomas Carrington ’19MAT: I Chose Elementary Education Because I Wanted to Educate Children, Help Them Overcome Obstacles and Help Them Discover the Joys in the World
Studying abroad in China, Thomas Carrington ’19MAT developed a passion for Chinese culture and learned about education in other countries, inspiring him to look for educational opportunities in other countries and with international schools.
Two Elementary Education Students Awarded Office of Undergraduate Research Travel Grant to Present at National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention
Katie Cipully ’20 and Alix Howard ’20 have been awarded a $500 travel grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research to present at the 2019 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in Baltimore, Md.
5th Grade Teacher Bria Cofield Wright ’16, ’19MED: ‘NC State University Produces Some of the Best Teachers. I Want to Make Sure They Continue to Do That’
Bria Cofield Wright ’16, ’19MED set out to become a teacher like her grandmother, Mawmaw. That led her to the NC State College of Education, where she earned two degrees with the help of financial support, which has also inspired her to give back to the college that has made her the elementary school teacher she is today.
Elementary Education Major Sydney Reid ’22: ‘I Want My Students To Be Able to Say Their Teacher Cared About Them Without Hesitation’
Growing up, Sydney Reid ’22 watched her mother make a difference in young lives every day as a school nurse in a Title I elementary school. She plans to have the same impact as an elementary school teacher in Title I schools.
Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD: ‘With the Right Teacher, Environment and School Culture, All Students Can Learn and Achieve’
Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD, who has won multiple Teacher of the Year awards, adds another honor to her name: 2018-19 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for Durham County Public Schools.
Author, Poet and Literacy Advocate Pat Mora on Bilingual Literacy, Bookjoy and the Start of Children’s Day/Book Day (El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros)
Author, poet and literary advocate Pat Mora discusses bilingual literacy in education, the meaning of bookjoy and the founding of Children’s Day/Book Day with the NC State College of Education as NC State celebrates Latinx Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
Pathway to Practice NC Accepting Applications for Elementary Education, Special Education Teacher Licensure Programs
Pathway to Practice NC, an online teacher licensure joint program offered by the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education, is now accepting applications from teachers interested in becoming fully licensed to teach in elementary education or special education.
Teachers Focus on Implementing Task Based Instruction at NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit
Hundreds of educators gathered for the NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit, where the focus was on the implementation of task based instruction and eight strategies to support strategic competence and flexibility in mathematics classrooms.
Brandon Daniel ’19MED Recognized as Durham Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year
Brandon Daniel ‘19MED, who earned his Master of Education in Elementary Education from NC State College of Education in May, was named Durham Public Schools 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year.
NC State Education Joins Forces with Poe Center for Health Education
Pre-service educators from the NC State College of Education get hands-on experience in informal learning through a partnership between the College and Raleigh’s Poe Center for Health Education, the only health education field trip destination of its kind in North Carolina.