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Thomas Carrington

Dec 16, 2019

Thomas Carrington ’19MAT: I Chose Elementary Education Because I Wanted to Educate Children, Help Them Overcome Obstacles and Help Them Discover the Joys in the World

Studying abroad in China, Thomas Carrington ’19MAT developed a passion for Chinese culture and learned about education in other countries, inspiring him to look for educational opportunities in other countries and with international schools. 

May 6, 2019

Stephen McKinney ’19MAT: Discovering Diamonds in the Classroom

Name:Stephen McKinney Hometown:Cary, N.C. Field of Study: Master of Arts in Teaching (Elementary Education) Inspired by his family of advocates and educators, Stephen McKinney wants to make a difference in… 

A photo of Stephen McKinney

Feb 27, 2019

Encouraging More Men to Teach Elementary Education

Graduate student Stephen McKinney believes he will have the opportunity to change kids’ lives forever as an elementary educator. And he wants more men to feel that way, too. He was recently awarded funding from the NC State University Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity to develop the idea and framework for a program that will create avenues for men, especially those of color, to enter the field of elementary education. 

Dec 14, 2018

Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT: Meeting the Learning Needs of All Students

Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT has long held onto to the idea that good teaching applies to all students. Now, she’s preparing to graduate with her Master of Arts in Teaching in… 

Mar 12, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Kait Batchelor

Kait comes from a long line of educators and NC State graduates. Read more about why she chose the College of Education. 

Mar 12, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Justin Johnson

Teaching gives Justin Johnson hope for the future. Read how NC State Education helped him change his career path and his life for the better. 

Mar 1, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Megan Sherrell

As part of Celebrating 90 Years of NC State Education, we asked you to share your stories of why you chose education and why you love the NC State College of Education.… 

Feb 28, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Shannon Hines

As part of Celebrating 90 Years of NC State Education, we asked you to share your stories of why you chose education and why you love the NC State College of Education.… 

College of Education alumnus and author Scott Reintgen. Photo credit: Katie Reintgen.

Sep 12, 2017

Scott Reintgen ’12 MAT: I Wrote My YA Novel “Nyxia” for My Students

Why did Sott Reintgen '12 MAT, author of the YA novel "Nyxia," transition from a high school teacher to a young adult novelist?