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Jan 17, 2020

The Line: Political Discussions in the Classroom: What Should Educators be Trying to Do?

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., offers three suggestions to help teachers and administrators discuss controversial political issues in the classroom.

Jan 15, 2020

Beyond the Bricks: Dynamic Duo Aims to Transform K-12 Education

Theresa Gibson and Nancy Mangum, associate directors of the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation's Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative, travel the country to deliver curricula on digital and personalized for K-12 educators and administrators.

Jan 15, 2020

News & Observer: Business Leaders Seeing Talent Gap Want to Fund More Computer Science Teachers in N.C.

Dave Frye, Ed.D., senior director for computer science initiatives at the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, says current funding levels would prevent North Carolina schools from being able to provide necessary training for additional computer science teachers until the 2030s. 

Jan 14, 2020

Documentary Project Helps College of Education Doctoral Students Explore Issues, Develop New Skills

Doctoral students in the College of Education are developing new pedagogical skills and exploring pressing educational issues through a documentary project in the Diversity and Equity in Schools and Communities course.

Jan 14, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

US News Ranks NC State College of Education’s Online Master’s Programs Among Best in Nation

In U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Master’s Education Programs released Jan. 14, the NC State College of Education's online master's programs ranked among the best in the country, at No. 31 overall, No. 8 for veterans, No. 10 for educational/instructional media design and No. 15 in curriculum and instruction. Among colleges of education in North Carolina, the NC State College of Education was the top-ranked for veterans and in educational/instructional media design and in curriculum and instruction.

Jan 14, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

Application Deadline for NC Teaching Fellows Program Extended to 1/21

The application deadline for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows have been extended until midnight, Tuesday, Jan. 21. The NC State College of Education is one of five schools within North Carolina to host a Teaching Fellows program, and is home to the largest cohort of fellows in the state. 

Jan 13, 2020

Camden County Teacher of the Year Lori Worthington ’89: ‘Every Day I Have the Opportunity to Make a Difference in a Child’s Life. I Want to Help Them Become Successful’

Sixth grade language arts teacher Lori Worthington ’89 credits her NC State College of Education experience for making her the teacher that she is today. She was named the 2018-2019 Camden County District Teacher of the Year.

Jan 13, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is STEM Education? A Way to Foster Innovation, Invention and Creativity, Says Associate Professor Cameron Denson

What is STEM education? In a new series called Ask the Expert, NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cameron Denson explains STEM education, why it is important to K-12 students and how his research is helping to improve access to STEM for underrepresented students.

Jan 13, 2020

ECMC Foundation: Behind ACTE’s Strategic Shift to Include More Postsecondary CTE

Walt Ecton and Laura Maldondo, fellows with the College of Education's Postsecondary CTE Research Program, were among the attendees at the CareerTech VISION professional development conference in California this December. 

Jan 13, 2020

ECMC Foundation: Community College Gives People this Power to Recognize Their Own Agency in Their Lives

A panel of community college experts and attendees explored how community colleges can change perceptions and improve outcomes when NC State was one of three universities in the country to host an event in collaboration with Roadtrip Nation and the ECMC Foundation.