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Mar 15, 2022

With Support From Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows, Anyah Moore is Able to Attend NC State College of Education and Pursue Teaching Goals

Scholarship support from the Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows led Anyah Moore '25 to choose the NC State College of Education. Now, she's taking advantage of the opportunities available to her to become a teacher who is a champion for students of color and those who struggle with their mental health. 

Feb 24, 2022

Scholarship Support Helps Holly Small ’23 Pursue Goal of Providing Elementary School Students With STEM Experiences

Holly Small ’23 works full-time to help pay for her tuition, but scholarship support is helping provide her the financial assistance she needs to pursue her goal of becoming an elementary school teacher who gives students STEM experiences at an early age. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Angela Wiseman

Feb 11, 2022

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Aims to Transform Use of Visual Methodologies to Promote Equity Using AERA Grant

Visual images have perpetuated racialized stereotypes and negative ideas, yet they also have the potential to amplify youth perspectives and dismantle deficit perspectives, says Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Visual research methods, framed with an equity lens, can reflect people’s experiences and also play an important role in supporting children in educational contexts and communities. Wiseman also acknowledges that visual-based methods can be used as tools for activism and aims to develop and amplify visual methods in literacy education. 

NC State College of Education Professor Sarah Carrier

Jan 31, 2022

Professor of Science Education Sarah Carrier Named 2021-2022 University Faculty Scholar

Sarah Carrier, a professor of science education in NC State’s College of Education, has been named a 2021-2022 University Faculty Scholar. 

Eduardo Herrera-Rodriguez 

Dec 1, 2021

Meet Our Darla Buchanan Scholarship Recipients

Thanks to a $20,000 gift from an anonymous Raleigh couple and the contributions of 75 additional donors, the College of Education was able to award three Darla Buchanan Scholarships this Fall. Meet the recipients and learn what receiving the scholarship has meant to them. 

Dec 1, 2021

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Want Students Not Only to Be Proficient Readers but to Enjoy Reading and Learning,’ Says Courtney Weathers ‘21

An experience with a literacy nonprofit in high school inspired Courtney Weathers ‘21 to explore the best practices in literacy instruction, so all students can become confident, independent readers. 

Nov 23, 2021

Elementary Education Student Taylor Rowland ‘22 is First Recipient of Scholarship Honoring Teaching Professor Valerie Faulkner

Pat McKee and Julie Russo combined their passions for Wolfpack athletics and the field of education through the creation of an endowed scholarship honoring Valerie Faulkner, a teaching professor in the NC State College of Education. 

NC State College of Education doctoral students lead a professional development workshop to help teachers bring lessons outdoors

Oct 21, 2021

Doctoral Students Stephanie Fiocca and Jill McGowan Help Elementary School Teachers ‘Turn Lessons Inside Out’ Through Professional Development Workshops

As elementary school teachers and parents, Stephanie Fiocca and Jill McGowan have always connected with their children through going outdoors. As doctoral students, they immediately gravitated towards one another when they were tasked with a project that involved creating a professional development opportunity for educators. 

NC State College of Education doctoral student Laura Romeo

Oct 18, 2021

‘We Need to Support Our Students to Be Well Enough, Both Physically and Mentally, to Learn:’ Doctoral Student Laura Romeo Redesigns Elementary Education Course to Focus on Educating the Whole Child

Laura Romeo ’22PHD, a doctoral student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ elementary education in mathematics and science program area of study, is preparing pre-service teachers to address the needs of their students’ minds and bodies through a course she redesigned for the NC State College of Education’s undergraduate elementary education program. 

School girl thinking what to write on a blackboard.

Oct 14, 2021

Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Will Support Teachers to Bring Equitable Mathematics Instruction into Classrooms Through National Science Foundation Grant

Jonee Wilson, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, has watched countless hours of instruction from classrooms across the United States. But, she said, she and other researchers have rarely seen equitable mathematics instruction put into practice. She hopes to address this issue through a new four-year, National Science Foundation DRK12 grant.