Leigh Kokenes ’91 on Being Named National School Psychologist of the Year
The National Association of School Psychologists has named Leigh Kokenes ’91 the 2019 School Psychologist of the Year. She talks about why she chose education and what the national recognition means to her.
2018-19 University Teaching Awards Presented
NC State honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence at the 2018-19 University Teaching Awards Ceremony on April 11. NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cesar Delgado and Professor Hollylynne Lee were among the faculty recognized.
NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Concludes Fulbright Year in Romania
During her Fulbright year in Romania, Associate Professor Margareta Thomson worked on her project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High-Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” and collaborated with area universities to plan and implement international conferences focused on topics like informal education, teacher education and science education.
Two Graduate Students to Become Members of NC State’s Preparing the Professoriate Program
Sarah Karamarkovich and Deidre Kelly, both graduate students at the NC State College of Education, have been selected as members of The Graduate School’s Preparing the Professoriate program for 2019-2020.
3 Graduate Students Win Awards at NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium
Doctoral students Megan Ennes, Michelle Nugent and Sarah Egan Warren received awards for their individual research presentations at NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium held Wednesday, March 20.
The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars Succeed at State Level SchoolsNEXT Competition
Led by advisors within the NC State College of Education’s SMART Collaborative, seven middle school students in Durham advanced to the regional level of the SchoolsNEXT learning environment design competition using an innovative and inclusive school model that doubles as a cultural center for the community.
Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) awarded Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award last week at its annual conference. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level.
Professor Sylvia Nassar Wins National Professional Service Award from American Counseling Association
Dr. Sylvia Nassar, professor of counselor education at the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award from the American Counseling Association (ACA). This award recognizes outstanding service in addressing the issues […]
Education Council Honors 16 Students with Spotlight Awards
The NC State College of Education recognized 16 students with awards for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the field of education during its 8th Annual Spotlight Awards ceremony Thursday, April 4.
New NSF-Funded Program to Prepare High School Math Teachers as Master Teachers in 6 High-Needs School Districts in NC
Twenty high school mathematics teachers in Cabarrus, Edgecombe, Mount Airy, Rockingham, Sampson and Wayne school districts will strengthen their leadership skills and instructional practice in high school mathematics through the five-year, NSF-funded North Carolina High School Mathematics Master Teacher Fellows Program.