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Apr 18, 2024

Doctoral Student Jayla Moody Marshall Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Outstanding Student Award

A commitment to creating more equitable environments for students in higher education has been a passion of Jayla Moody Marshall’s throughout her educational career and, now, that commitment has been recognized with the NC State Chancellor’s Creating Community Outstanding Student Award. 

Apr 15, 2024

Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady Receives Leadership Through Research Award from AERA Second Language Research SIG

NC State College of Education Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady has received the Leadership Through Research Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Second Language Research Special Interest Group (SIG). 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Lam Pham

Apr 15, 2024

Assistant Professor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis Lam Pham Receives NC State’s 2023-24 Outstanding Teacher Award

Assistant Professor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis Lam Pham had a nontraditional start to his teaching career at NC State, but his work has made an impact on students and was recently recognized with the 2023-24 Outstanding Teacher Award. 

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Apr 11, 2024

College of Education Awarded $4 Million in Grant Funding From October 2023 Through March 2024

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,090,192 to support 23 projects from Oct. 1, 2023, through March 31, 2024. 

Apr 11, 2024

Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady, Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch to Examine Dual-language Immersion Programs in Rural North Carolina Settings through Spencer Foundation Grant

A new study led by Goodnight Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady, alongside Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch and doctoral students Alejandro Amaya and Heysha Carrillo, will examine three rural, dual-language immersion programs to capture the challenges, nuances and linguistic strengths that exist in these communities and are used by educators. 

Friday Institute 20 years celebration

Apr 10, 2024

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Celebrates 20 Years on NC State’s Centennial Campus

When the NC State College of Education was raising funds to support a new institute for research-to-practice innovation, Ann and Jim Goodnight came forward and said they wanted to name the building after Bill Friday, the former president of the University of North Carolina System and an education adviser to Presidents Johnson and Carter. The College of Education approached Friday with the idea, and he said he would only agree if Ida, his wife’s name, was on it too. This was the start of the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

Apr 10, 2024

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Samantha Marshall to Partner with Teachers to Improve Translanguaging Pedagogy through NSF CAREER Grant

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Samantha Marshall is using a five-year, $926,102 National Science Foundation CAREER grant to partner with middle school teachers in order to co-design, analyze and improve teachers’ translanguaging pedagogies, or pedagogies that draw on students’ full linguistic repertoires as resources for learning. 

Apr 10, 2024

Department Head, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Higher Education Joy Gaston Gayles Receives 2024 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, Induction into Research Leadership Academy

Joy Gaston Gayles, head of the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development and an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of higher education in the NC State College of Education, has been selected as a recipient of the 2024 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award. 

2025 US News Rankings

Apr 9, 2024

NC State’s College of Education Ranked #30 in U.S. News’ 2024 Best Graduate Schools

The NC State College of Education is tied at No. 30 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2025 Best Graduate Schools rankings released April 9, 2024, placing the College of Education among the top 7% in the nation among both public and private universities. That’s an improvement of one spot from last year and an improvement of 29 spots over the past decade. 

Apr 9, 2024

Assistant Teaching Professor of Social Studies Education Micha Jeffries Elected to North Carolina Council for the Social Studies (NCCSS) Board of Directors

Micha Jeffries, an assistant teaching professor of social studies education in the NC State College of Education, has been elected to the North Carolina Council for the Social Studies (NCCSS) Board of Directors.