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Apr 28, 2022

Friday Institute Releases “Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina”

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation recently released Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina, a policy brief that extends the work of the 2022 NC PreK-12 Literacy & Equity Summit and highlights six recommendations to strengthen North Carolina's Literacy Learning Ecosystem. 

Maria Coady

Apr 27, 2022

Maria Coady Named NC State College of Education’s Inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity

Maria Coady will join the NC State College of Education as the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity, effective Aug. 16, 2022. The endowed Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity was established with a $1.5 million gift from Ann and Jim Goodnight to attract a field-leading faculty member to advance the college’s commitment to equity and educational impact through groundbreaking research, teaching and service. 

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Mar 22, 2022

Exploring What Equity Means in Research at NC State

NC State's inaugural Equity Research Symposium brought together faculty, staff and students to explore research that examines issues related to equity. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson

Feb 8, 2022

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson Discusses Equity in Education Research, FACES Project at National Events

Jamie Pearson, an assistant professor of special education in the NC State College of Education, is hoping to spark conversations that lead to action around equitable education research through her participation in two nationwide events. 

Memorial Belltower

Feb 8, 2022

Technician: NC State to Host First Equity Research Symposium

NC State will host the University’s first research symposium on social equity, bringing together more than 100 researchers from across the campus-- including several from the College of Education-- to answer the question, “What does equity mean to you?” 

Literacy and Equity Summit

Jan 24, 2022

Educators Come Together for Powerful NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit

“My challenge to myself and to you is that maybe instead of discussing the equity of literacy, we should discuss the literacy of equity. Do you know how to read the room? Do you know how to read your kids?” This charge from New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds kicked off a full day’s worth of keynote and breakout sessions for the NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit. 

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Nov 10, 2021

Multidisciplinary Equity Research Symposium Opens Call for Proposals

The inaugural Equity Research Symposium will bring together researchers from across NC State’s campus to share and catalyze new cutting-edge, equity-focused and equity-relevant research. 

Aug 13, 2021

2nd Annual NC Conference for Educational Equity Inspires Hope, Opportunity and Liberation for Educators, Students

This conference was an opportunity for educators to learn about these barriers, grapple with inequities of the educational system, engage in meaningful dialogue and learn from others who are paving the way toward equity, with the goal of increasing educational success for all learners.  

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. 

May 20, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: George Dou ’22MED

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 celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. George Duo ’22MED, an Asian American student, discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education.