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A principal with students at a public school in North Carolina.

Jun 29, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Developing North Carolina Early Grades Leadership Collaborative to Help Principals Better Serve Pre-K-3 Students

Early findings show that while elementary school leaders in North Carolina are supportive of early education programs in their schools, they do not have sufficient knowledge or engagement with the standards and evidence-based practices to support them, according to research from Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake. 

Kristen Frandock

Jun 29, 2022

Scholarship Support To Help Kristen Frandock ’23 Create an Inclusive Classroom for Her Students

When Kristen Frandock was in elementary school, she had the same teacher for first and second grade, a teacher who made her love going to school. “Elementary school was my… 

High school teachers and NC State researchers stand in front of a paper mill in New Bern, N.C.

Jun 22, 2022

Field Trip to New Bern Paper Mill with Professor Meg Blanchard Sparks Interest in Soft Biodegradable Electronics Among Teachers, Graduate Students

High school science teachers and researchers from NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had an opportunity to gain firsthand experience with bio-based electronics during a field trip connected to two grant-funded projects involving Professor and University Faculty Scholar Meg Blanchard. 

NC State College of Education Professor Marc Grimmett discusses how to provide mental health support for children

Jun 15, 2022

How Can I Support a Child Experiencing Mental Health Challenges? Professor Marc Grimmett Shares the Importance of Relationships, Listening and Seeking Professional Help from a Counselor

Over the past two years, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic made typical developmental challenges more difficult for K-12 students. As a result, Professor Marc Grimmett said youth may be experiencing more mental health issues. 

Friday Institute Research Associate Callie Edwards

Jun 10, 2022

Friday Institute’s PEER Group Acting Director Callie Edwards ’18PHD Receives NC State’s Award for Excellence for Human Relations

Callie Womble Edwards '18PHD, acting director of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Program Evaluation and Education Research (PEER) Group, has been awarded NC State’s Award for Excellence for Human Relations for her work creating a diverse, welcoming workplace for staff and students. This is the second year in a row that a staff member in the NC State College of Education has won NC State’s Award for Excellence. 

Eighteen Yadkin County Schools teachers earned their master's degree from the NC State College of Education through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership

Jun 9, 2022

‘We’re Not Only Stronger Teachers, But We’re Stronger Leaders:’ 18 Teachers Earn Master’s Degrees, Become Literacy Leaders Through Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership

Three teachers who earned their master’s degree from the College of Education through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership share how the experience changed their instruction and how they are becoming literacy leaders in their schools. 

Dream2B, a fraction game developed by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., using a National Science Foundation grant

Jun 3, 2022

Game Developed by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt to Help Students Learn Fractions Wins Gold Award at Serious Play Conference

A game-based learning curriculum developed by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt has been recognized with a Gold Award at the 2022 Serious Play Conference. 

Professor Jessica DeCuirt-Gunby

Jun 1, 2022

Professor, Department Head Jessica DeCuir-Gunby Elected Vice President of American Psychological Association’s Educational Psychology Division

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, a professor of educational psychology and head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences in NC State’s College of Education, has been elected to the role of vice president of the educational psychology division (Division 15) of the American Psychological Association. 

Kevin Oliver

Jun 1, 2022

Kevin Oliver Named Head of Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences

Kevin Oliver, a professor of learning, design, and technology at NC State’s College of Education, will be the next head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS), effective July 1, 2022. 

Jun 1, 2022

Shaun Kellogg Named Interim Executive Director, Friday Institute; Distinguished Professor Hollylynne Lee Named Interim Associate Dean, Friday Institute, College of Education

Shaun Kellogg, the Friday Institute’s Senior Director of Program Evaluation and Education Research, will begin serving as the Friday Institute’s interim executive director June 1. To assist in the interim duties, NC State College of Education Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Hollylynne Lee will serve as interim associate dean, Friday Institute, College of Education.