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Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Jul 27, 2020

EdNC: Where to Begin Achieving Equity in Education? Courageous Conversations.

Panelists implored more than 1,000 attendees across the state to move beyond discomfort and engage in "courageous conversation" during the two-day virtual NC Conference on Educational Equity, hosted by NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jul 7, 2020

Teaching for Social Justice During a Public Health & Racism Pandemic: Resources and Best Practices for Centering Equity & Inclusion in the Online Classroom

NC State College of Education Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D., joins other NC State faculty in compiling a list of best practices, resources, suggested readings and email templates designed to place a focus on equity and inclusion in the classroom.  

Miyah Wilson and John Pierre Craig

May 5, 2020

John Pierre Craig ’20MED and Miyah Wilson ’20MED Integrate Passion for Education with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

John Pierre Craig '20MED and Miyah Wilson '20MED wanted to integrate their passion for education with their passion for diversity, equity and inclusion. They found that opportunity as graduate interns for the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED). They reflect on that experience. 

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles

Apr 23, 2020

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., says diversity and inclusion have always underscored her work as a professor and researcher. Her efforts in that area have been recognized with the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty. 

Two NC State College of Education students host a "Critical Conversatons" podcast

Apr 3, 2020

College of Education Doctoral Students Share ‘Critical Conversations’ Through Classroom Video Podcast

Associate Professor Cameron Denson and Teaching Assistant Mwenda Kudumu wanted to develop a way to engage students in class discussions without using online forums. They developed a model that will now be shared online through the “Critical Conversations” video podcast. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

Mar 30, 2020

METRC Assistant Director and Digital Durham Founder Laura B. Fogle: Addressing the Homework Gap, Digital Divide During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

With schools across North Carolina moving to online learning as districts close to combat the coronavirus, METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle shares the ways in which the change will magnify the issue of the homework gap. 

A copy of "The Stories We Tell: Math, Race,Bias, and Opportunity"

Oct 3, 2019

New Book Explores How Data Can Contribute to Inequity in Mathematics Classrooms

For many minority students, high performance doesn’t guarantee access to advanced mathematics classes. A new book from Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., Patricia Marshall, Ph.D., and Associate Dean Lee Stiff, Ph.D., explores how data and bias can lead to inequity in the classroom. 

Aug 17, 2018

Meet Christy Byrd: I Work Alongside My Students to Promote Social Change

"I hope my students will be inspired by my story: a first-generation college student who gets to do what she loves every day--work with awesome students to promote social change," says the new assistant professor. 

A photo of Iwinosa Idahor at a cafe meeting with a community member

Jul 9, 2018

Iwinosa Idahor ’09, ’11 MED: Amplifying Voices for Equitable Change in Chattanooga

NC State Education doctoral student Iwinosa Idahor '09, '11 MED shares the ways she is helping nonprofit organization UnifiEd support a narrative of positive and equitable change within the public school system of Chattanooga, Tenn., this summer through a Southern Education Leadership Initiative fellowship. 

Spring flowers in front of Poe Hall.

Jun 30, 2017

EdWeek: What Can Make Black, Female Students Feel Valued? Having Black, Female Teachers.

Students feel happier, more valued, and more motivated when they have a teacher of the same race and gender as them, a new study from Assistant Professor Anna J. Egalite finds.