Report: NC State Largest Producer of Mathematics Education Doctorates in N.C., 5th Largest in U.S.
The NC State College of Education is the largest producer of doctoral graduates in mathematics education in North Carolina and the fifth largest producer in the nation, according to a new independent report published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The same report also found that the program No. 12 in the nation among peer recommendations.
Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78 PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) named Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level.
Ashley Lawson ’18: Our First Truman Scholar
Ashley Lawson ’18 did not plan to become a teacher when she first came to NC State, but an “aha” moment with the university’s Park Scholars set her on a path to become a math teacher and our first Truman Scholar.
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Receives Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award
Jessica Hunt, associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, has received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award.
NC State Education Receives $12+ Million in Research Grants Between June-August 2018
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $12,443,243 to support nine research projects in June, July and August. In FY 2018, faculty have received $25,820,890 in awards so far.
Meet Erin Krupa ’11 PHD: All Students Can Engage with Mathematics if Given the Opportunity
“After I taught high school mathematics for four years, I believed I could help more students be successful in mathematics by learning how to prepare future mathematics teachers. I believed I could make more of an impact if I worked with future and practicing teachers on improving their mathematics instruction," says the new assistant professor of mathematics education.
“Shark Tank” Competitions Provide Feedback, Increase Engagement in STEM Classrooms
Through a recently National Science Foundation funded $1.2 million ITEST grant, Jere Confrey and her team will continue to help math classrooms redesign group work to inspire and engage children through entrepreneurial problem-solving and coaching.
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.
Empowering People: Truman Scholar Ashley Lawson’s Story
Ashley Lawson, NC State's 10th Truman Scholar, plans to spend her life empowering people -- especially school-aged children -- to look beyond their circumstances when setting goals for the future.
NC State Education Student Ashley Lawson Named Truman Scholar
Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and mathematics, is NC State's 10th Truman Scholar. The prestigious Truman Scholarship invests in the potential of individuals committed to public service leadership.