elementary education

Nov 13, 2019

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.

Oct 30, 2019

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.

Oct 8, 2019

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.

Oct 1, 2019

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.

Sep 16, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

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.

Aug 6, 2019

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.

Jun 21, 2019

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.

May 30, 2019

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.

May 7, 2019

Kelsi Harris ’19: The Journey of a Lifetime

Kelsi Harris, an elementary education major, felt like she was in over her head when she first came to NC State. But a warm welcome and empowering instruction from the NC State College of Education helped shape her into a confident educator.

May 6, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

2 Education Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two graduate students in the NC State College of Education won prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation: Stephen Gibson, a master's student in educational psychology, and Danielle Scharen, a May 2019 graduate of the master’s in elementary education science specialist program who begins work on her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences' program area of study in elementary learning sciences this fall.