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Jun 1, 2020

Aspiring Superintendents Train Under Former Statewide, National Educational Leaders Through College of Education’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

This summer the College of Education will welcome its second cohort of aspiring superintendents into the Educational Leadership doctoral program, where future district leaders will have the opportunity to learn from three former state superintendents of public instruction as well as a former U.S. assistant secretary of education.

Jun 1, 2020

Five Questions with the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Instructors

Former State Superintendents of Public Instruction June Atkinson, Bill Harrison and Mike Ward as well as former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Henry Johnson will all serve as professors in the Educational Leadership doctoral program, which welcomes its second cohort of students this summer. They share why they believe it’s important to help train the next generation of district leaders, why they chose the NC State College of Education and what they hope their students learn from them.

May 28, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Believe in the Nobility of the Teaching Profession and that Quality Teachers Change Students’ Lives,’ Says Science Education Doctoral Student Matt Reynolds ‘20PHD

For Matt Reynolds ‘20PHD, being a teacher is in his blood. As a fourth generation educator, teaching has always been a part of his life, but being able to merge his passion for science with education led him to pursue a career as a science educator.

May 22, 2020

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Sorry, We Don’t Talk About That Here

NC State College of Education master’s student Gretchen Curry discusses the importance of creating a dialogue about spirituality and religion when helping college students foster their personal development, particularly during times of crisis.

May 21, 2020

NC State College of Education Welcomes 46 New Fellows to Principal Preparation Program

Four cohorts of new principal fellows are beginning their two-year journey to become school administrators through the College of Education’s Master of School Administration. Meet the 46 new students who will work in Wake, Cumberland, Johnston and Durham counties.

May 18, 2020

NC State College of Education Students Share the Impact of Scholarships on Their Educational Journey, How Financial Support Has Changed Their Lives

Scholarships to the NC State College of Education make it possible for students to pursue their dreams and become extraordinary educators. Scholarship recipients Eric Wylie, Juan Cortes and Elyse Smith share how financial support has impacted their academic experience.

May 13, 2020

Pack in Action: Chelsea Smith ’22PHD Discusses Her Passion for Women in STEM and Working with Marginalized Groups on Campus

Chelsea Smith '22PHD, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Higher Education Program, shares her passion for working with marginalized groups on campus through the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) and discusses her research on women of color in STEM fields.

May 12, 2020

NC State College of Education Graduates Over 335 Students During Virtual Celebration

The NC State College of Education celebrated the academic achievements of 337 graduating students on Friday, May 8. Nearly 1,000 graduating students, faculty, staff, friends and family participated in the Virtual Graduation Celebration across Zoom and YouTube.

May 6, 2020

Adult and Community College Education Graduating Student Andrea Sutton Thomas ‘20EDD Earns Doctorate at a Distance

Since Andrea Sutton Thomas ‘20EDD began her doctorate program in the fall of 2009, she has experienced plenty of changes, but she never stopped working toward her goal. This month, she will earn her Ed.D. in Adult and Community College Education.

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.