Jul 11, 2019

First in Future: Head of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State Audrey Jaeger

Audrey J. Jaeger, alumni distinguished graduate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development at the NC State College of Education and executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, discusses ways community college presidents can listen to the needs of their communities and form meaningful partnerships. 

Jul 11, 2019

Inside Higher Ed: Beating the Summer Writing Blues

Joy Gaston Gayles, a College of Education professor of higher education and program coordinator in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, shares strategies for tackling writing and research projects over the summer. 

Jul 9, 2019

CityLab: How Gentrification by Urban Millennials Improves Public School Diversity

Assistant Professor Jennifer B. Ayscue, PhD, shares findings from a report she co-authored on how gentrification in parts of New York City could lead to more integration in public schools.

Jun 24, 2019

Education Week: Michigan Schools Face Huge Racial Disparity—and It’s Hard to Fix

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., spoke with the Detroit Free Press about research that shows black students perform better in school when they have black teachers. Her research provides evidence to support the importance of fixing the racial disparity in Michigan schools. 

Jun 14, 2019

Graduate Student Amanda Danks Selected as SREE Summer Fellow, Presenter at International Conference

Amanda Danks, a doctoral student in the educational evaluation and policy analysis program at the NC State College of Education, will spend her summer working with the SREE Summer Fellows Program before traveling to Scotland to present at a conference.

Jun 12, 2019

Robert Horne ‘14PHD on the Importance of Servant Leadership in Counseling

Robert Horne ’14PHD, an assistant professor of counselor education at N.C. Central University, recently received the National Board of Certified Counselors Bridging the Gap Award for Lifetime Leadership. He shares his belief in servant leadership and how NC State College of Education faculty who helped him be his most authentic self contributed to his success.

Jun 6, 2019

Thomas B. Fordham Institute: Teacher Diversity in North Carolina: Sector Differences in Exposure and Impact Raise Questions About How Benefits Are Felt

A new report finds that student-teacher matching along demographic characteristics has a larger impact on students who attend charter schools. Anna J. Egalite, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at the NC State College of Education, shares three key takeaways from the report.

Jun 3, 2019

Ed Gerler on Retiring After 42 Years at NC State Education: ‘I Wanted to Leave While I Was Still Doing a Good Job’

Ed Gerler, Ph.D., spent 42 years serving the NC State College of Education in various roles before retiring May 16. “I love teaching and I love doing research,” he said. “And my last years at NC State have been so gratifying because I’ve been able to do what I wanted to do. I am really grateful that I stayed at NC State.”

May 28, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

Higher Education Program Recognizes 3 Alumni with Awards

Alumni David English ‘12PHD, Gregory King ‘19PHD and Shauna Morin ‘17PHD recently received awards from the Higher Education Program to recognize their contributions to the field of higher education.

May 23, 2019  |  Research and Impact

How We’re Preparing Exceptional Principals

School leaders account for up to one-fourth of school-based effects on student achievement. Here’s on overview of how the NC State College of Education’s principal preparation programs have become a national model for preparing dynamics leaders who positively influence a school’s culture and student outcomes.