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Will Pequingey

Mar 10, 2020

Will Pequigney ‘21: ‘My Education Courses Have Prepared Me to Help Students and Perform My Job as a Future Educator to the Best of My Ability’

Will Pequigney ‘20, a double major in mathematics and math education, has always wanted to be an educator. But his attendance at the NC State College of Education’s EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education event inspired him to do more than just teach. 

Hailey Mesmer

Mar 2, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘I Love Math and I Really Love Working with Kids. Teaching Gives Me the Best of Both Worlds,’ Says NC State Gymnast and Mathematics Education Student Hailey Mesmer ’20

As a member of the NC State gymnastics team, mathematics education major Hailey Mesmer ‘20 has used lessons learned from her sport to help her prepare for a career as a high school math teacher. And her student teaching experience confirmed her desire to teach. 

Students participated in a bean bag toss activity during Mathematics Field Day

Oct 28, 2019

On Mathematics Field Day, NC State College of Education Students Learn to Think Outside the Box to Teach Math

NC State College of Education students learned about ways to think outside the box when teaching math lessons during a Mathematics Field Day event organized by Assistant Professor Erin Krupa using a grant from the University Foundation. The event was a precursor to a similar field day Krupa will lead at Centennial Campus Middle School in March. 

Giovanny Hernandez

Aug 26, 2019

Giovanny Hernandez ’21: ‘If I Can Encourage Students on a Path That’s Going to Lead to a Greater Life, That Would Be Beyond My Wildest Dreams’

Giovanny Hernandez ’21 has had a passion for helping people since he was in elementary school. That desire to help others led him to pursue a career as a high school mathematics teacher, where he hopes to impact lives. 

East Durham Children's Initiative Summer Teachers

Aug 14, 2017

How to Enhance Learning Over the Summer

A group from the NC State College of Education spent six weeks in June, July and August working to prevent summer learning loss among children in East Durham -- and learning how to be effective teachers.