Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education Student and Wolfpack Swimmer Ky-Lee Perry ’21: ‘I Love Working With Children. I Want to Learn From Them Just as They Want to Learn From Me’
When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, spring and summer sports seasons, including the 2020 Olympic Games, were canceled or postponed. This forced Wolfpack swimmer and College of Education senior Ky-Lee Perry ’21 to make a decision -- retire from swimming or become a professional athlete.
Scholarship Support Made it Possible for Cheyenne Quarless ’21 to Attend the NC State College of Education and Earn Her Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Grades Education
As the recipient of the Paul and Geneva Jenkins Scholarship and the Dr. Estelle E. White Scholarship, Cheyenne Quarless ’21 was able to attend the NC State College of Education. She will graduate this May with a degree in middle grades English Language Arts and social studies education.
Meet James Daniels ’21: ‘I Want to Teach Because Students Deserve to Learn How to Embrace Their Identities’
James Daniels ’21 wants to cultivate youth voices by teaching them how to embrace their identities. His involvement in the College of Education has prepared him to do just that, and he will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in middle grades English Language Arts and social studies education in May 2021.
#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Bring Compassion, Patience and Skillful Teaching to Each of the Classes I Teach,’ Says Associate Professor of Middle Grades Social Studies Education Candy Beal, Ed.D.
As the child of an Air Force airman, Candy Beal, Ed.D., moved every three years. She attended six different schools in three different countries before graduating from high school. Her experiences in various school environments and around the world have influenced her teaching as an associate professor of middle grades education in the College of Education.
#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Want to Help Young Students Deepen Their Love for Learning and Take that Forward with Them as a Lifelong Passion and Desire,’ Says Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education Student Matin Maani ‘22
Matin Maani ‘22 experienced firsthand the impact teachers have on young people. That inspired him to want to be a teacher. An NC State College of Education student ambassador and middle grades English Language Arts and social studies education major, he shares why he chose education and his experience within the college.
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.
Amaya Dicker ’21: ‘I’d Much Rather Be That Person Who Shows Up Every Day and Is There For Their Students and With Them Every Step Of The Way’
Amaya Dicker ’21 always enjoyed working with students, leading her to participate in the Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Village. Through her experience with SAY, she realized her passion for education and is now pursuing a career as a middle grades English language arts and social studies teacher.