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Tag: English Language Arts Education

May 20, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D.

In the May 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Assistant Professor of English Education Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

A group of students from the Nc State College of Education's Literacy and Community Initiative

Nov 20, 2020

With Help of Literacy and Community Initiative, Directed by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, High School Students with Juntos N.C. Publish Peer-reviewed Article

Like many academics, Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., an assistant professor of English Language Arts education in the NC State College of Education, said she didn’t publish her first peer-reviewed academic article until she was in her late 20s and earning her doctorate degree. Through her work as the director of the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) though, she has now helped a group of students author a peer-reviewed article while they were still teenagers. 

The Literacy Space

Sep 16, 2020

Excellence Fund Helps The Literacy Space Provide Reading Support Services for Elementary School Students, Creates Professional Development Opportunities

As a result of donations to the NC State College of Education Excellence Fund, the Wolfpack Readers Program was able to establish The Literacy Space, an off-campus location that provides direct services to elementary school children who need extra support in reading. 

Nina Schoonover

Mar 17, 2020

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. 

Helena Boehling

Jan 24, 2020

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. 

Bria Cofield Wright

Nov 13, 2019

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. 

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite

Aug 22, 2019

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 —… 

Mar 19, 2019

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. 

A photo of two NC State Education students mentoring a group of middle school students around a computer

Oct 29, 2018

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. 

Jan 29, 2018

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.