literacy education

Aug 14, 2019

Meet Jackie Relyea: ‘Inspire Others To Reach Their Fullest Potential’

Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., an assistant professor of early literacy, is one of several new faculty joining the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year.

Oct 19, 2018

PBS Newshour: From Entry-Level to Executive, Today’s Jobs Demand Digital Literacy

Even millennials need to adapt to rapidly changing digital environments to be successful. That is why it is crucial for K-12 students to learn how to read and discern many types of digital media across online platforms in their classrooms, says Hiller Spires, the Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Literacy Education at the NC State College of Education, in this new report by PBS Newshour.

Aug 22, 2018

EdNC.org: Wolfpack WORKS: Literacy Support for Beginning K-2 Teachers

Through the NC State College of Education and N.C. Department of Instruction initiative, Wolfpack WORKS, over 100 first- and second-year K-2 teachers in 15 high-need districts will receive blended professional development, literacy-specific coaching, and literacy resources.

Aug 1, 2018  |  In the News

EdNC.org: Wolfpack WORKS Gets Ready to Bolster Literacy Efforts

In this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Paola Sztajn, NC State College of Education's associate dean for research and Innovation and co-principal investigator for Wolfpack WORKS. Wolfpack WORKS is an offshoot of the Read to Achieve program and will help first- and second-year, K-2 teachers better provide literacy instruction to their students.

May 30, 2018

NC State Education Receives $7.5+ Million in Research Grants Between April-May 2018

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,749,144 to support five research projects in April and May. In FY 2018, faculty have received $13,276,765 in awards so far.

May 21, 2018  |  Research and Impact

4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grants

Faculty members KC Busch, Crystal Chen Lee, Jessica Hunt and Jamie Pearson have received Faculty Research and Professional Development grants worth $7,500 to support their research.

May 8, 2018  |  Community and Engagement

NC State Education, NCDPI to Launch Wolfpack WORKS to Help Beginning Teachers Provide High-Quality Literacy Instruction

The pilot initiative will incorporate blended professional development, literacy-specific coaching and the resources first-year, K-2 teachers need to implement effective classroom literacy instruction in high-need elementary schools.

May 3, 2018

Casey Medlock Paul ’18PHD: Striving to Be a Positive Force in Public Education

Inspired by her previous experience as a public high school teacher, Casey Medlock Paul ’18 pursued a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction to give her the resources and skills needed to impact positive change in education through research.  Name: Casey Medlock […]

Feb 28, 2018

NC State Education’s Online Professional Development Course Addresses Needs in Foundational Reading Skills

Improving Early Literacy Teaching Foundational Reading Skills, an online professional development course for educators, is one of several initiatives underway at the NC State College of Education designed to help improve early literacy education across North Carolina and beyond.

Sep 19, 2017

Hiller Spires on “Digital Transformation and Innovation in Chinese Education”

Nearly a dozen contributors with ties to the NC State College of Education highlight examples of educational innovation in China in a new book.