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May 24, 2018

Hollylynne Lee to Focus on Data Science as RTI Scholar

As a new RTI University Scholar, Professor Hollylynne Lee will collaborate on a project to help teachers incorporate statistics and data science into their classes. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

May 21, 2018

4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grants

Faculty members KC Busch, Crystal Chen Lee, Jessica Hunt and Jamie Pearson have received Faculty Research and Professional Development grants worth $7,500 to support their research. 

May 17, 2018

Fox News: Thousands of Teachers, Students Descend on North Carolina’s Capitol in Protest

“There became this kind of climate where folks really felt like teachers are being disrespected, schools are being disrespected,” Michael Maher, assistant dean for professional education, told Fox News about Wednesday's March For Students and Rally for Respect. “And that kind of came on the heels of the recession, and if you follow what happened in North Carolina, we were hit pretty hard by the recession.” 

NPR

May 16, 2018

NPR: Now It’s North Carolina Teachers’ Turn: How Did We Get Here? What’s Next?

About the March For Students and Rally For Respect, Assistant Dean Michael Maher tells NPR: "It comes down to priorities, right? How we want to invest in education going forward? What do we really want to invest in in this state? How can we make the best possible decisions? And I think that is also one of these things that's getting lost in kind of the back and forth is that this isn't only about teachers. It's about kids." 

Science Class

May 15, 2018

The Conversation: Science Teachers Sacrifice to Provide Lab Materials for Students

Whatever salary the science teacher at your local public school makes per year, subtract US$450. That’s how much money the typical middle and high school science teacher spends out of pocket each year on science lab materials. The $450 figure is based on a study Graduate Research Assistant Emily Cayton and Professor Gail Jones recently conducted to determine if science teachers have adequate funding to teach laboratories and science investigations. 

May 15, 2018

2 NC State Education Projects Featured in 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase

Two videos from the NC State College of Education are featured in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, an event held May 14-21, 2018. During the week-long event, members of the public are invited to view the short videos, discuss them with the presenters online, and vote for ones most effective in conveying creative work. 

Spring 2018 Graduation

May 14, 2018

NPR: Before They Walk Into A Classroom, These New Teachers Will March On The N.C. Capitol

Last week, teachers-to-be WinnieHope Mamboleo and Cristina Chase Lane marched across the graduation stage at North Carolina State University. This week, they'll be marching with future colleagues at the state capitol in Raleigh, asking for better pay and better school funding. 

Spring Graduation 2018

May 11, 2018

To #NCStateCED18: Live for Moments That Make You Shiver

The NC State College of Education welcomed 346 new alumni this spring. Meet a few of our new alumni, read a recap about the college's graduation ceremony held May 11, and view photos graduating students submitted from their time at NC State. 

Spring Graduation 2018

May 10, 2018

Hats Off to #NCStateCED18!

The NC State College of Education welcomed over 335 new alumni this spring. Meet a few of our new alumni, read a recap about the college's graduation ceremony held May 11, and view photos graduating students submitted from their time at NC State. 

May 9, 2018

Winzeler Named Co-Chair of UNC System Competency-Based Education Task Force

Alison Winzeler, director of NC State College of Education’s North Carolina Teachers of Excellence for All Children (NC TEACH) program, has been named co-chair of the University of North Carolina System Competency-Based Education Task Force.