Why I Give: ‘I Am Always Moved by Student Stories, Which are Firsthand Accounts of the Importance of Scholarships in Opening Their Dreams of Becoming Teachers,’ Says Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD gives to the NC State College of Education because she’s experienced firsthand the impact a scholarship can have on achieving your dreams. And she wants to help others accomplish their dreams.
NC State College of Education Faculty, Staff, Alumni to Showcase Ways College Prepares Students to Teach with Technology at Digital Learning Research Symposium
The College of Education has always incorporated technology into its classes for pre-service teachers. Now, faculty, staff and alumni will showcase those practices with others at the Digital Learning Research Symposium.
Why I Give: ‘I Received an Exceptional Education at NC State. I Want Future Teachers to Have the Same Opportunity,’ Says Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79
Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79 taught high school mathematics for 35 years in Raleigh. She credits her NC State education for preparing her for a life-long career in teaching. Because of her experiences in the College of Education, she has decided to give back through a gift in her estate to the college.
N.C. Teaching Fellow Hannah Watlington ’22: ‘I Want to Help Students See the Beauty in Math’
Hannah Watlington ’22 always enjoyed taking math classes and helping her classmates in math courses, even though she’s not the best at math, she says. That’s all the more reason why she plans to be a math teacher. The N.C. Teaching Fellows Program and private support are lowering financial barriers to help her actualize that plan.
Teachers Focus on Implementing Task Based Instruction at NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit
Hundreds of educators gathered for the NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit, where the focus was on the implementation of task based instruction and eight strategies to support strategic competence and flexibility in mathematics classrooms.
Jonee Wilson, Temple Walkowiak to Measure High-Quality Instructional Practices to Support Marginalized Students in Rigorous Mathematics through NSF Grant
Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak are joining data from their previous research to develop rubrics that measure the extent to which teachers implement practices that support marginalized students as they participate in rigorous mathematics.
Brandon Daniel ’19MED Recognized as Durham Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year
Brandon Daniel ‘19MED, who earned his Master of Education in Elementary Education from NC State College of Education in May, was named Durham Public Schools 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year.
The Innovation Project, NC State College of Education Announce 19 NC High School Mathematics Master Teaching Fellows
The NSF-funded program will prepare, support and retain 19 master teachers of mathematics from seven high-needs school districts in North Carolina.
Making Professional Development Count for Elementary Math Teachers
Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., associate dean for research and innovation for the NC State College of Education, has co-edited a book on professional development that focuses on the use of learning trajectories in elementary math instruction. She explains why everybody should be taking the lead in improving professional development in teaching math.
Skye Zambrano ‘19: Thinking Outside the Box
Skye Zambrano’s passion for tutoring led her to choose education and share her knowledge with students who feel left behind in mathematics.