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Becky Dorman

Apr 27, 2022

Becky Dorman ’22MED: ‘I Want to Foster Change in My District and Learn How to Better Support All My Students’

Becky Dorman '22MED took advantage of the lessons she learned through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership to provide a unique Walk for Water learning experience to her students. 

Nina Schoonover

Apr 27, 2022

Nina Schoonover ’22PHD: ‘I Hope to Continue to Fight for More Equitable School Practices that Embrace Students’ Diverse Ways of Knowing’

As a former high school English teacher, Nina Schoonover ’22PHD always used the arts in her classroom. Now, as she graduates with her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Science in the literacy and English language arts program area of study, she will use her knowledge to conduct equity-focused research in her home state of Virginia. 

Katie Cipully and Alix Howard

Nov 21, 2019

Two Elementary Education Students Awarded Office of Undergraduate Research Travel Grant to Present at National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention

Katie Cipully ’20 and Alix Howard ’20 have been awarded a $500 travel grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research to present at the 2019 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in Baltimore, Md. 

Jackie Eunjung Relyea

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. 

A photo of a nurse using a computer

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. 

Group photo of Wolfpack WORKS literacy coaches

Aug 22, 2018 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 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. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

May 21, 2018

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. 

Reading Buddies Tutoring Project

May 8, 2018

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.