#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Bring Compassion, Patience and Skillful Teaching to Each of the Classes I Teach,’ Says Associate Professor of Middle Grades Social Studies Education Candy Beal, Ed.D.
As the child of an Air Force airman, Candy Beal, Ed.D., moved every three years. She attended six different schools in three different countries before graduating from high school. Her experiences in various school environments and around the world have influenced her teaching as an associate professor of middle grades education in the College of Education.
Teaching the Pack: Valerie Faulkner
Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., teaching associate professor in the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences department, and other teachers in the College of Education are adapting to online instruction themselves while supporting future teachers in doing so.
Why I Give: ‘As a Parent of a College Student and as Someone Who Employs Work Study Students, I Empathize with Students who are Struggling to Pay for College,’ Says NC-MSEN Pre-College Program Director Braska Williams
Braska Williams, director of the NC-MSEN Pre-College Program through the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, started his undergraduate career as a computer engineering major. That changed by his junior year when realized that as an African American male, he could be a role model to African American students and make a difference as a teacher.
Inside an IEP: Immersive Meetings to Prepare Future Teachers
Assistant Professor of Special Education Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., and a team at DELTA are leveraging virtual reality and PlayPosit to create virtual meetings that will better prepare future teachers to support students with disabilities and positively impact the educational experience.
Matthew Reynolds: ‘I Believe Learning Comes from Experience and Reflection on that Experience’
Meet Matthew Reynolds, Ph.D., who will join the NC State College of Education as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the 2020-21 academic year.
Meet Terrell Robinson: ‘I Firmly Believe that all Students Can Achieve Success Given the Appropriate Tools and Support’
Terrell Robinson, Ph.D. will join the NC State College of Education this fall as an assistant teaching professor in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences.
Meet Samantha Marshall: ‘I Hope My Students Will Learn to Become Justice-oriented, Critical and Skillful Educators’
Samantha Marshall will join the NC State College of Education as an assistant professor of mathematics education in January 2021.
Meet Our New Faculty and Leadership Team Members
The NC State College of Education will welcome five new faculty members for the 2020-21 academic year, who will help drive our missing to solve pressing educational problems and improve learning across the lifespan. This year, several current faculty members have also accepted new leadership positions within the College of Education.
College of Education’s Higher Education Program Honors Alumna, Recent Graduate and Faculty Member Through Annual Awards
The NC State College of Education’s Higher Education Program recognized a faculty member, alumna and recent graduate this summer through a series of awards for their contributions to the field of higher education.
#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education Has the Power to Uplift or Dismantle, to Give Voice or to Silence, to Promote Justice or to Perpetuate Injustice,’ Says Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program Micha Jeffries
Teaching, particularly African American students, allows Micha Jeffries, Ph.D., director of the Master of Arts in Teaching program, to share her love of learning and provide an opportunity that many of our ancestors could not begin to imagine.