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Jul 18, 2019

Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.

Jul 18, 2019

Douglas Price ‘13MED Named NC Charter School Teacher of the Year

North Carolina’s Charter School Teacher of the Year, Douglas Price ‘13, said his time at the NC State College of Education helped him develop his unique course at Voyager Academy in Durham.

Jul 17, 2019

K.C. Busch, Meg Blanchard Help Bring Education for Sustainability, Professional Development to Galápagos Islands

Professional development is difficult to access for teachers in the Galápagos Islands because of the region’s isolated location, but NC State College of Education Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D. is helping to bring opportunities to native educators.

Jul 15, 2019

Business and Marketing Education Licensure Program Helps Teachers Bring Real-World Expertise to Classrooms

Dozens of teachers from across the state enroll each year in the NC State College of Education’s Business and Marketing Education Initial Licensure Program. Two graduates share why they chose to leave their careers for the classroom and how the program, which is the only one of its kind offered in North Carolina, helped them along the way.

Jul 11, 2019

First in Future: Head of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at NC State Audrey Jaeger

Audrey J. Jaeger, alumni distinguished graduate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development at the NC State College of Education and executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, discusses ways community college presidents can listen to the needs of their communities and form meaningful partnerships. 

Jul 11, 2019

Inside Higher Ed: Beating the Summer Writing Blues

Joy Gaston Gayles, a College of Education professor of higher education and program coordinator in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, shares strategies for tackling writing and research projects over the summer. 

Jul 9, 2019

CityLab: How Gentrification by Urban Millennials Improves Public School Diversity

Assistant Professor Jennifer B. Ayscue, PhD, shares findings from a report she co-authored on how gentrification in parts of New York City could lead to more integration in public schools.

Jul 1, 2019

Inside Higher Ed: We Need a ‘Communiversity’ Model of Public Education

The economy requires an aggressive shift to a system where public colleges are stitched together with K-12 and local nonprofits and feature an electronic backbone of support, according to Kenneth Ender, an incoming professor of the practice with the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

Jun 28, 2019

On Second Trip to Kenya, Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Sees Teachers’ Skills Grow

For the past two summers, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., has traveled to Kenya to help provide professional development for teachers. She discusses how their skills have developed and her plans to bring students along for the trip next year.

Jun 27, 2019  |  Our People

Meet Our Award-Winning Alumni

Our alumni have received numerous accolades for their work in education during the past year, including being named the National School Psychologist of the Year, North Carolina Principal of the Year, Durham Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year, Johnston County Public Schools’ Outstanding First-Year Teacher, and Wake County Public School System's Principal of the Year, Teacher of the Year and Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher. Meet a few of our award-winning alumni who exemplify our college's preparation of extraordinary educators.