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Nov 13, 2019

5th Grade Teacher Bria Cofield Wright ’16, ’19MED: ‘NC State University Produces Some of the Best Teachers. I Want to Make Sure They Continue to Do That’

Bria Cofield Wright ’16, ’19MED set out to become a teacher like her grandma, Mawmaw. That led her to the NC State College of Education, where she earned two degrees with the help of financial support, which has also inspired her to give back to the college that has made her the elementary school teacher she is today.

Nov 13, 2019

Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student and Wolfpack Offensive Lineman Liam Ryan ’21: ‘The College of Education Has Given Me So Many Opportunities to Learn and Show My Skill Set as a Student’

As an offensive lineman on the Wolfpack football team and a technology, engineering, and design education student in the NC State College of Education, Liam Ryan ’21 has had the opportunity to build things, work with his hands, play football and give back to the community that raised him -- all things that make him the happiest.

Nov 12, 2019

Stelfanie Williams ’11EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2019 Distinguished Alumna

An accomplished leader with numerous accolades for her work of 20-plus years in community colleges and higher education in North Carolina, Stelfanie Williams ’11 EDD has been named the NC State College of Education’s 2019 Distinguished Alumna.

Nov 11, 2019

NC State College of Education to Celebrate American Education Week Nov. 18-22

The NC State College of Education will celebrate American Education Week by hosting more than 20 events the week of Nov. 18-22. American Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. See the schedule of activities.

Nov 11, 2019

Great Falls Tribune: Student Representation: The Impact of Minority Leaders in Great Falls Public Schools

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., discusses how having a teacher of the same race can help students achieve academic, social and emotional success in school. 

Nov 11, 2019

NC State Wins APLU National Economic Engagement Award

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities on Sunday named North Carolina State University a 2019 Innovation & Economic Prosperity awardee, in part because of the College of Education's role in developing school leaders through the Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA.)

Nov 11, 2019

Middle School Math Teacher Nick Musgrave: ‘Nothing Has Prepared Me or Advanced My Career Like Pathway to Practice NC Did’

Nick Musgrave was two years into teaching math at Thomasville Middle School when he began Pathway to Practice NC, a joint program offered by UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University designed to help lateral entry teachers like him earn their full teaching license. “The program has absolutely changed the way I teach,” he says.

Nov 8, 2019

Associated Press: House Impeachment Inquiry Becomes Teachable Moment Across U.S.

Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., an assistant professor of social studies education at the NC State College of Education, discusses what teachers should do if students inquire about their political views.

Nov 7, 2019

Teaching Fellow and Science Education Major Caroline Alexander ’20 Selected for STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship Program

NC State College of Education student and Teaching Fellow Caroline Alexander ’20 has been awarded the STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship through the North Carolina Space Grant. A science education major, Alexander will receive a $4,000 scholarship.

Nov 7, 2019

Global Engagement Inducts New Academy Members Including Three College of Education Faculty Members

The Office of Global Engagement inducted 47 members, including three College of Education faculty, into the Academy of Excellence in Global Engagement, a recognition that honors the achievements of faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to international research, education, and service at NC State.