elementary education

Apr 3, 2020

My Student Experience: 21 NC State College of Education Students Travel to Eastern North Carolina as Part of We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip

Twenty-one undergraduate students from the NC State College of Education spent part of their Spring Break in Eastern North Carolina touring schools, observing classrooms and meeting with administrators as part of the college’s We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip.

Mar 17, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

U.S. News Ranks NC State College of Education #31 in Nation, 5 Programs in Specialty Categories

The NC State College of Education is tied at No. 31 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate School Rankings among 393 graduate colleges of education in the nation. That is an improvement of 14 spots over last year. U.S. News also ranked programs within the college in five education specialty categories: Educational Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Teacher Education, Higher Education Administration and Secondary Teacher Education.

Mar 11, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is Inclusive Education? A Beneficial Way to Teach Students of All Abilities Side-by-Side, Says Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., explains inclusive education, why it’s beneficial for students and how the College of Education is preparing teachers to use inclusive practices in their classrooms.

Mar 10, 2020

Connie Kim ‘20: ‘We Get Exposure to Both Upper and Lower Elementary Classes at Different Schools so We Can See What it’s Like Working in a Variety of Environments’

Elementary education major Connie Kim ‘20 has wanted to be a teacher since she was a little girl. The influence that educators had on her life and other students was inspiring. The NC State College of Education is preparing her to be that same role model for students.

Feb 19, 2020

Why I Give: ‘The College Gives Me Endless Support and Resources to Become the Educator I Want to Be,’ Says Goodnight Scholar Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ‘22

If it weren’t for financial support, Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ‘22 would not be at NC State pursuing her dream of being an elementary education teacher with dual licensure in special education. Because of that support, she pays it forward by giving whenever she can.

Feb 10, 2020

Student-Teacher Mini-Grants Program Helps Build Stronger Classrooms, Enhances Instruction

Because of a generous donation from a donor, the NC State College of Education was able to establish the Student-Teacher Mini-Grants Program, which supports the work student teachers are doing in their classrooms and provides funding to enhance classroom instruction.

Feb 3, 2020

NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year Leanne Stoltzfus Rose ’16: ‘I Strongly Believe That Education is a Powerful Way to Mold, Change and Guide Children’

Leanne Stotlzfus Rose ’16, former valedictorian and elementary education major, came from a bloodline of teachers. All she’s ever wanted to do is teach. Now, she’s the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Beginning Teacher of the Year.

Jan 29, 2020

Elementary Education Student and Wolfpack Outside Hitter Taylor Rowland ’21: ‘I Want to Give as Many Children as Possible the Chance to Learn and Grow into the Best Person They Can Be’

When Taylor Rowland ’21 was looking to transfer from another institution, a school with an education program was a must. She wanted to go where she could pursue her dream of being an elementary school teacher and continue her volleyball career. NC State provided that.

Jan 29, 2020

Caitlin Burke ’21: ‘As a Future Teacher, It Was So Important for Me to Experience Education in a Different Country and Apply My Experience to My Future Classroom’

Elementary education major Caitlin Burke '21, spent the summer as part of NC State's History and Italian Studies study abroad program in Florence, Italy. She shares her experience and how she plans to apply what she learned to her future classroom.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

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.