elementary education

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.

May 6, 2019

Stephen McKinney ’19MAT: Discovering Diamonds in the Classroom

Name:Stephen McKinney Hometown:Cary, N.C. Field of Study: Master of Arts in Teaching (Elementary Education) Inspired by his family of advocates and educators, Stephen McKinney wants to make a difference in the lives of young children in North Carolina. That’s why […]

Apr 29, 2019

Cristina Chase Lane ’18 on the Importance of Relationship Building

Christina Chase Lane's ability to adapt her classroom to build community beyond her lesson plans is what caught the attention of her principal, Catherine Yanello, who nominated Lane for Wake County Public School System’s 2018-19 Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher Award.

Apr 25, 2019

4 Undergraduate Students Present Work in Literacy, Math Education at NC State’s Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

College of Education undergraduate students Kaitlynn Cipully, Alix Howard, Andy Khounmeuang and Maura Murphy presented research projects at the 28th Annual NC State University Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium held Wednesday, April 24.

Mar 15, 2019

An Inside Look at Teaching in Eastern North Carolina

The NC State College of Education’s We Teach for NC Spring Break trip offered a group of 24 undergraduate students the opportunity to experience a typical day inside Eastern North Carolina high schools and meet with administrators, teachers and county officials in Craven, Lenoir, Onslow and Wayne counties.

Feb 27, 2019

Encouraging More Men to Teach Elementary Education

Graduate student Stephen McKinney believes he will have the opportunity to change kids’ lives forever as an elementary educator. And he wants more men to feel that way, too. He was recently awarded funding from the NC State University Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity to develop the idea and framework for a program that will create avenues for men, especially those of color, to enter the field of elementary education.

Dec 5, 2018

Living and Learning in SAY Village

Residents of NC State College of Education’s Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Living and Learning Village help local elementary, middle and high schoolers tackle bullying, self-esteem and academic obstacles while building friendships and life skills of their own in historic Syme Hall.

Aug 24, 2018

People of Poe | Kay Sumpter on Choosing NC State Education

Kay Sumpter just began her first year at the NC State College of Education. As a member of the Goodnight Scholars Program, Sumpter comes to the college from Lee County High School and plans to major in Elementary Education. Sumpter talks about her goals for her undergraduate studies and how the NC State College of Education will set her up for success as an educator.

May 8, 2018  |  Community and Engagement

NC State Education, NCDPI to Launch Wolfpack WORKS to Help Beginning Teachers Provide High-Quality Literacy Instruction

The pilot initiative will incorporate blended professional development, literacy-specific coaching and the resources first-year, K-2 teachers need to implement effective classroom literacy instruction in high-need elementary schools.