Literacy and English Language Arts Education Doctoral Student Nina Schoonover ‘21PHD Receives NC State Graduate Student Association Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching
Nina Schoonover ‘21PHD, a doctoral student in literacy and English Language Arts education, was selected as one of 10 graduate student teachers to receive the NC State Graduate Student Association Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching.
Middle Grades Education Major Helena Boehling ’21: ‘I Knew I Wanted to be Like My Teachers and Pay Forward the Kindness I Was Gifted’
Singer. Songwriter. Guitarist. Artist. Volunteer. Aspiring teacher. These are just a few words to describe middle grades education major Helena Boehling ’21. As one of nine children, financial support has made it possible for Boehling to pursue her passions and prepare for a life serving youth.
Why I Give: ‘NC State University Produces Some of the Best Teachers. I Want to Make Sure They Continue to Do That,’ Says 5th Grade Teacher Bria Cofield Wright ’16, ’19MED
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.
Study Co-Authored by Assistant Professor Anna Egalite Finds Voucher Program Improves English Test Scores for Poverty-Stricken Students in India
Recently published results from a decade-long research project co-authored by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., show that targeted voucher programs could provide impoverished Indian students — particularly girls — with a better education focused on […]
Making Classrooms a Safe Place to Talk about Death
Dr. Michelle Falter, an assistant professor of English education at the NC State College of Education, wants to help school leaders and parents understand the value of addressing sensitive issues like depression and suicide through literary works in the classroom. She recently co-edited two books to serve as pedagogical resources for teachers tackling sensitive subjects through literature.
Lighting a Fire for Diversity and Young Adult Literature through Project LIT
How one book club at Davis Drive Middle School in Wake County is helping students from all cultures feel valued while preparing future educators from NC State College of Education to create classrooms that value diversity and inclusion.
College of Education, Triangle Literacy Council Team Up to Publish YouthBuild’s “Blueprints”
Bull City YouthBuild graduated its first class and published Blueprints: Rebuilding Lives and Redesigning Futures with the help of the Triangle Literacy Council and the College of Education. Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee talks about her experience with this dropout recovery program.