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Nov 16, 2017

N&O: Want to be a Teacher? These 5 Colleges were Chosen for New Teaching Fellows Program

Via the Raleigh News & Observer, the NC State College of Education is a perfect fit for the re-established North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz said. “We are North Carolina’s largest producer of STEM educators, and the teachers we graduate are among the most effective in the state."

Nov 16, 2017

NC State College of Education Selected to Host N.C. Teaching Fellows Program

The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, which will return in 2018-19, was established to recruit, prepare and support students attending North Carolina's top education programs for preparation as highly effective STEM or special education teachers in the state's public schools. The NC State College of Education is the state's largest producer of STEM educators and the teachers the college graduates rank among the most effective in the state based on statewide performance reports.

Nov 14, 2017

Counseling Today: There’s No Escaping Technology

In a new monthly series she will co-write for Counseling Today Online, Assistant Professor Adria S. Dunbar will explore how counselors can leverage technology to be more effective and efficient. In the debut entry, Dunbar and her co-author write: "Whether you’re the early adopter who embraces technology usage in every aspect of your life or the skeptical laggard who argues that we would all be better off if we were less plugged in, you can’t escape the question of whether (or how) to integrate technology into your life and work."

Nov 10, 2017  |  In the News

NBC News: When College Classrooms Become Ideologically Segregated, Everyone Suffers

NBC News features a report Stephen R. Porter and Paul D. Umbach, experts in education policy and professors at the NC State College of Education, led a decade ago that assessed factors that predict undergraduate major choice by surveying undergraduates at an unnamed elite liberal arts college. The researchers found, after controlling for many variables, that politics were a powerful predictor of major, rivaled only by personality.

Nov 9, 2017  |  In the News

EdNC: What Does It Mean to be an ‘Effective’ Teacher Preparation Program?

Our obligation is to prepare the very best teachers for our state, so how do we know if we're doing that? Michael Maher asks in a piece he wrote for EdNC. Maher is the assistant dean for professional education and accreditation at the NC State College of Education and a member of the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.

Nov 9, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

3 NC State Education Doctoral Students Receive A.M. Witherspoon Scholarships

Kendrick Alston, Jemilia Davis and LaTeisha Jeannis -- all doctoral students in the Department of Educational Leadership, Human Development and Policy -- have each received 2017 A.M. Witherspoon Scholarships for Graduate Students from the Black Alumni Society -- the most of any college at NC State.

Nov 7, 2017  |  In the News

The EvoLLLution: Using Online Competency-Based Programming to Create Pathways for Lateral Entry Employees

Alison Winzeler discusses Pathway to Practice North Carolina, a competency-based program designed to help lateral-entry teachers hired by North Carolina schools earn their teaching certifications, in an interview with The EvoLLLution. Winzeler is the coordinator of Pathway to Practice, director of NC TEACH and alternative licensure director at the NC State College of Education.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Our People

People of Poe | Rachael Debnam-O’Dea on the Changing Landscape of English Education

Meet Rachael Debnam-O’Dea: world traveler, former high school English teacher and current second-year doctoral student in the College of Education.

Nov 3, 2017  |  Our People

Higher Education Alumnus, NC State Employee Stars in Play About Lavender Scare

Benoit Sabourin '16 MED, a development associate with the Graduate School and a graduate of the higher education administration program, has appeared in Raleigh Little Theatre productions since he was 7, including most recently "Perfect Arrangement."

Nov 2, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Graduate Student Named Halifax County Schools’ Teacher of the Year

Shane Dongilli, a graduate student at the NC State College of Education and a 4th and 5th grade science teacher at Scotland Neck Elementary Leadership Academy, won the 2017-18 districtwide honor.