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May 7, 2018

Matthew Hickson ’18: Unleashing Powerful Voices

Matthew Hickson's journey to unleash powerful voices began on a hot summer day when he was a teenager. Now, the Durham Principal Leadership Academy Resident and founder of Bull City Schools United is using his time, talents and privileges to create spaces for people to use their voice inside and outside of the classroom.  

May 4, 2018

Sarah Glova ‘18 PHD: Advocating for Individualized Instruction and Digital Learning

After graduating from the NC State College of Education, Sarah Glova ‘18 PHD will use her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction to create innovative eLearning environments as founder and president of Reify Media. 

May 4, 2018

Hannah Smith ‘18: Understanding her Calling to Teach

Hannah Smith ‘18 always knew that she wanted to teach, but being a student in the NC State College of Education helped her discover why. 

May 4, 2018

Rob Moore ‘18 PHD: Training the Next Generation of Instructional Technologists

Education runs in the Moore family, and Rob Moore ‘18 PHD is no exception. Learn more about Moore’s post-graduation plans. 

May 4, 2018

Laila Thompson ’18: “I Seek to be an Inspiration”

Born prematurely and labeled as a child who would "lag behind her peers," Laila Thompson '18 has spent her life overcoming obstacles. Educators, she says, believed in her potential and inspired her to not be defined by her circumstances. That is why she chose education and why she continues to encourage other educators to embrace their role in helping students to achieve their dreams.  

May 4, 2018

Heidi Boardman ’18: A Champion for the Ignored, Afraid and Disconnected

Heidi Boardman '18 realized at an early age the discrepancies in life experiences based on gender, race, sexuality, religion and other factors. Now, the Principal Fellow is focused on using her School Administration degree to be a champion for those who don't fall into the majority in public education.  

May 3, 2018

Julia Hnatt ’18: On Being a Role Model, Source of Support and Sounding Board

A classroom experience during her junior year opened Julia Hnatt's '18 eyes to the impact she can make on students' lives through relationship building by being a role model for them, a source of support and a sounding board. 

May 3, 2018

Casey Medlock Paul ’18PHD: Striving to Be a Positive Force in Public Education

Inspired by her previous experience as a public high school teacher, Casey Medlock Paul ’18 pursued a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction to give her the resources and skills needed to…