middle grades

May 31, 2019

Lindsey Evans ’09 Celebrated as 2019-2020 Wake County Teacher of the Year

Lindsey Evans '09, an eighth-grade social studies teacher at Apex Friendship Middle School, was greeted with a school-wide celebration May 10 after being named the 2019-2020 Wake County Teacher of the Year.

Jan 22, 2019

The Graveyard, the Trolley Ride and the Teacher Who Ties It All Together

Meet Candy Beal, who specializes in adolescent development theory and learning methods — and who brings them to life through collaborative learning and experiential education.

Mar 15, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Jen Elliott

Inspired by the lightbulb moment she sees in students in the classroom, Jen Elliott says the hands-on learning experiences offered by NC State Education are preparing her to lead her own class in the future.

Mar 1, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Kara Wenberg

A rough start to middle school turned out to be life-changing for Kara Wenberg as that's when she decided to become a teacher. Read how she picked NC State College of Education to achieve that goal.

Mar 1, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Jade Smith

Jade Smith says the key to a positive educational experience is building relationships. Learn more about how she's impacting the lives of middle schoolers in Davie County, N.C.

Feb 23, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Katey Long

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. Below is one of the many stories we […]

Feb 23, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Dr. Allison Ormond

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. Below is one of the many stories we […]

May 3, 2017  |  News

Lauren Slenker ’17: What It Means to be a Teacher

As a College of Education student, Lauren Slenker ’17 learned the importance of fostering relationships. She’ll bring those lessons to her own middle grades classroom this fall.