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LIFT

Jun 30, 2021

NC State College of Education Holds 2nd Annual Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT) for Rising High School Seniors of Color and Bilingual Students

The annual Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT), a five-day, invitational program that works to inspire high school seniors — particularly students of color and bilingual students — to explore careers in education and enhance their leadership skills, was held virtually, June 20-24. 

Jun 18, 2021

My Student Experience: NC State College of Education Partners with North Carolina Central School of Education to Provide High Schoolers with Insight into Being an Educator Through Pack the Nest

At Pack the Nest, a two-day virtual event organized by NC State College of Education doctoral student Christopher Faison, high school students who want to become teachers learned about education careers from North Carolina Central School of Education and NC State College of Education and students, faculty, administrators and alumni. 

Mar 30, 2021

It Still Takes a Village: New Scholarship Helps Prepare More Diverse Educators

A new scholarship is helping an increasingly diverse group of educators prepare for increasingly diverse classrooms. Students all across North Carolina will benefit as a result. 

LIFT Participants

Aug 27, 2020

NC State College of Education Holds Inaugural Leadership Institute for Future Teachers for Rising High School Seniors of Color and Bilingual Students

The inaugural Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT), a five-day, invitational program for students of color and bilingual students interested in enhancing their leadership skills and exploring a potential career in education, was held virtually, July 26-31, 2020. 

LIFT Counselors

Aug 27, 2020

My Student Experience: College of Education Students Share What They Learned as Counselors of the Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT) for High School Students

NC State College of Education students served as counselors and mentors for the inaugural Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT), a program for students of color and bilingual students held virtually, July 26-31, 2020. “It was vital for me to serve in that capacity because of representation,” says Jessica Terrones ’22. 

Original Freedom Writer Manny Scott speaks at the virtual 2020 Math Summit hosted at NC State

Aug 6, 2020

Original Freedom Writer Manny Scott Encourages Educators to Build Bridges, Develop Cultural Competence in 2020 Math Summit Keynote Address

Do you still believe education is the great equalizer? Do you enrich or impoverish the kids under your care? These are the questions author and original Freedom Writer Manny Scott posed to nearly 1,000 educators during his keynote address at the 2020 Math Summit hosted by the Triangle Math Alliance. 

We Teach for NC Group Shot

Apr 3, 2020

My Student Experience: 21 NC State College of Education Students Travel to Eastern North Carolina as Part of We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip

Twenty-one undergraduate students from the NC State College of Education spent part of their Spring Break in Eastern North Carolina touring schools, observing classrooms and meeting with administrators as part of the college’s We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip. 

Apr 14, 2018

B.U.I.L.D. Summit Brings 100+ High School Male Students Together to Encourage “Building Community”

Designed around the theme “Building Community,” the third annual Brothers United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.) summit brought over 100 high school male students of color together on Saturday, April 14, to receive leadership training, participate in group discussions and workshops, and develop career and college readiness skills while building community with each other and with community and education leaders.