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NC State College of Education Professor of Learning, Design and Technology Florence Martin

Jul 6, 2022

Florence Martin Joins the College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences as Professor of Learning, Design and Technology

Florence Martin will join NC State’s College of Education in the 2022-23 academic year as a professor of learning, design and technology in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences. 

CTE Fellows

Jul 5, 2022

Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Selects 2022 ECMC Foundation Postsecondary CTE Research Fellows

Eleven fellows from institutions across the United States, including an alum of the NC State College of Education, have been selected to join the Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research Fellows Program at NC State University, sponsored by ECMC Foundation. 

A principal with students at a public school in North Carolina.

Jun 29, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Developing North Carolina Early Grades Leadership Collaborative to Help Principals Better Serve Pre-K-3 Students

Early findings show that while elementary school leaders in North Carolina are supportive of early education programs in their schools, they do not have sufficient knowledge or engagement with the standards and evidence-based practices to support them, according to research from Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake. 

Kristen Frandock

Jun 29, 2022

Scholarship Support To Help Kristen Frandock ’23 Create an Inclusive Classroom for Her Students

When Kristen Frandock was in elementary school, she had the same teacher for first and second grade, a teacher who made her love going to school. “Elementary school was my… 

Jun 28, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Chose Education Because Education is a Powerful Vehicle for Social Change,’ Says Senior Director of Student Success Alexander Kappus

As the NC State College of Education's senior director of student success, Alex Kappus strives to operate as a scholar-practitioner in order to better support students and the field of education. 

High school teachers and NC State researchers stand in front of a paper mill in New Bern, N.C.

Jun 22, 2022

Field Trip to New Bern Paper Mill with Professor Meg Blanchard Sparks Interest in Soft Biodegradable Electronics Among Teachers, Graduate Students

High school science teachers and researchers from NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had an opportunity to gain firsthand experience with bio-based electronics during a field trip connected to two grant-funded projects involving Professor and University Faculty Scholar Meg Blanchard. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Jun 22, 2022

Friday Institute Partners with The ASSISTments Foundation on Award-Winning Grant to Scale and Expand Tutoring Technology for Pandemic Recovery

In 2005, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation was founded with a unique mission: to advance K-12 education through innovation in teaching, learning and leadership with the vision of seeing… 

woman working on a laptop

Jun 20, 2022

Lecturer Erik Schettig, Professor Aaron Clark and Assistant Teaching Professor Kevin Sutton Draw on Lessons Learned During Transition to Remote Learning to Better Support Students

A group of researchers in NC State’s College of Education are hoping that lessons learned during the transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic can help reshape future learning environments to increase accessibility and flexibility for students. 

NC State College of Education Professor Marc Grimmett discusses how to provide mental health support for children

Jun 15, 2022

How Can I Support a Child Experiencing Mental Health Challenges? Professor Marc Grimmett Shares the Importance of Relationships, Listening and Seeking Professional Help from a Counselor

Over the past two years, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic made typical developmental challenges more difficult for K-12 students. As a result, Professor Marc Grimmett said youth may be experiencing more mental health issues. 

Friday Institute Research Associate Callie Edwards

Jun 10, 2022

Friday Institute’s PEER Group Acting Director Callie Edwards ’18PHD Receives NC State’s Award for Excellence for Human Relations

Callie Womble Edwards '18PHD, acting director of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Program Evaluation and Education Research (PEER) Group, has been awarded NC State’s Award for Excellence for Human Relations for her work creating a diverse, welcoming workplace for staff and students. This is the second year in a row that a staff member in the NC State College of Education has won NC State’s Award for Excellence.