Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Hopes to Help Students Better Understand Geometry Through $450,000 NSF Grant
Could the use of animated materials in contrasting cases help middle school students develop a stronger understanding of geometry? NC State College of Education Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa will use a $450,000 NSF grant to find out.
Graduate Student Amanda Danks Selected as SREE Summer Fellow, Presenter at International Conference
Amanda Danks, a doctoral student in the educational evaluation and policy analysis program at the NC State College of Education, will spend her summer working with the SREE Summer Fellows Program before traveling to Scotland to present at a conference.
Cristina Chase Lane ’18 on the Importance of Relationship Building
Christina Chase Lane's ability to adapt her classroom to build community beyond her lesson plans is what caught the attention of her principal, Catherine Yanello, who nominated Lane for Wake County Public School System’s 2018-19 Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher Award.
David Ayers ’99EDD on Refining Community through Leadership
David Ayers ’99EDD recently received the Senior Scholar Award for his research on community colleges from the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. But his work really began as a child exploring the campus of Surry Community College where his father worked.
Lance Atkinson ’18MAT on His First Year in the Classroom
In his first year of teaching social studies at Clayton High School, Lance Atkinson '18MAT said being able to adapt to change was one of the most important traits he brought to the classroom. Perhaps that trait is one of the reasons Johnston County Public Schools named him its 2019 Outstanding First-Year Teacher.
Graduate Student Jemilia Davis Wins National Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Jemilia Davis, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development program area of study in higher education, has been selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Award presented by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region III.
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.
Cesar Delgado, Hollylynne Lee Recognized at University Teaching Awards Ceremony
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.
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Receives National Outstanding Publication Award from NCTM
Jessica Hunt, associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award at the council’s annual conference held April 3-6, 2019.