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Jan 22, 2018

Alumnus to Lead Diversity & Inclusion at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Thomas Easley ’13 EdD is using his unique background in forestry and education to lead the conversation around diversity and inclusion at Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Jan 18, 2018

Friday Institute Launches Online Course for Middle, High School Students

The NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has launched a free, online experience specifically for students called Students LEAD in partnership with the Oak Foundation. This first-of-its-kind course helps students ages 13-18 understand their own style of learning.

Jan 18, 2018  |  News

Egalite Presents Charter School Research at D.C. Education Reform Panel

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite served as a panelist Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) reflection on school reform during the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations. In a Q&A, she talks about takeaways from the event and what's next.

Jan 16, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Four College of Education Graduate Students Win Conference Awards

From New York City to Dublin, four College of Education graduate students received awards from the NC State Graduate Student Association to travel to educational conferences.

Jan 16, 2018  |  Academics and Programs

Envisioning Excellence

Because of changing social and economic conditions, the skills a community college president needs today are substantially different than those needed just 10 years ago. Plus, half of North Carolina’s 58 community college presidents are expected to retire by 2019. To address these challenges, the NC State College of Education has transformed the way it supports the N.C. Community College System.

Jan 16, 2018

Grimmett Receives University of Georgia’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Marc Grimmett has received the University of Georgia's Outstanding Educator Award. This honor is one of five Distinguished Alumni Awards bestowed by UGA’s College of Education.

Jan 10, 2018

ExpandED Schools: The Impact of a Diverse Educator Workforce

Students perform better in the classroom when matched with teachers with similar demographic characteristics, especially gender matches, according to new research by Assistant Professor Anna Egalite. She discusses her findings in a Q&A session with ExpandED Schools.

Jan 9, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

NC State Education’s Online Graduate Programs Ranked No. 15 in Nation

The NC State College of Education is the highest ranked school of education in North Carolina in U.S. News’ 2018 edition of Best Online Graduate Education Programs. NC State Education’s rankings in the category also jumped 14 spots over the previous year.

Dec 21, 2017  |  In the News

BBC Future: Educationism: The Hidden Bias We Often Ignore

A new report in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology named the term “educationism” and for the first time found clear evidence for what Professor Lance Fusarelli and many others have long suspected: educated people are implicitly biased against the less educated. And this has unfortunate, unintended consequences that often stem from the gap between the rich and poor.

Dec 20, 2017  |  News

17 Things That Happened at NC State Education in 2017

The NC State College of Education had an extraordinary year in 2017. We look back at 17 things that happened in the past year.