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From left to right: Tim Chartrand '16MSA, Belinda Proctor '16MSA, and Deric Nunoz '23MSA

Nov 15, 2023

Wolfpack Alumni Lead North Johnston High School’s Administrative Team

All three administrators at North Johnston High School — Belinda Proctor '16MSA, Tim Chartrand '16MSA and Deric Nunoz '23MSA — are alumni of NC State's principal preparation programs. Together, they are working to have a positive impact on teachers and students at the school. 

Nov 14, 2023

Doctoral Student Mario Jackson Selected to Join Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

Mario Jackson, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development educational evaluation and policy analysis concentration, has been selected to join the Emerging Education Policy Scholars program for the spring 2024 semester. 

Educational Opportunities Program

Nov 9, 2023

NC State College of Education to House the Educational Opportunities Program for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities

As part of the new state budget finalized in October, NC State University has been allocated $3 million to establish an education, training and workforce program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that will launch in fall 2024. The NC State Educational Opportunities Program will be a university-wide initiative that is administratively housed and managed in NC State’s College of Education. 

Anona Smith Williams and Paola Sztajn

Nov 8, 2023

Anona Smith Williams ’91MS, ‘02EDD Receives NC State College of Education’s 2023 Distinguished Alumna Award

Anona Smith Williams '91MS, ‘02EDD has received the NC State College of Education’s 2023 Distinguished Alumna Award. She's the associate dean for student success and strategic community engagement with NC State's College of Education. 

Headshot of Mike James

Nov 7, 2023

Mike James ’17 Named Duplin County Schools Counselor, Support Staff of the Year

Mike James '17 has received the 2023-2024 Duplin County Schools Counselor of the Year and Support Staff of the Year awards. 

Math Teacher in Classroom

Nov 2, 2023

Pre-service Teachers Will Be Better Prepared to Use Technology in Secondary Mathematics Classrooms Through Grant-funded Project Led By Associate Dean Karen Hollebrands

NC State College of Education Associate Dean Karen Hollebrands, along with Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Senior Research Scholar Gemma Mojica, are ensuring future teachers are prepared with the skills to effectively use technology and lead discussions in mathematics classrooms through a new, grant-funded project. 

Friday Institute

Oct 30, 2023

MSEN Students Exposed to Future STEM Careers During Lenovo Field Trip

Over the last three years, Lenovo has donated over $40,000 to the North Carolina Math/Science Education Network (MSEN) Pre-College Program at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation while cultivating a partnership that serves MSEN students by providing exposure to STEM careers and the tech industry. 

Oct 30, 2023

Associate Professor Erin Krupa Appointed Senior Faculty Fellow at Friday Institute

Associate Professor Erin Krupa has been appointed as a senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, beginning Oct. 11, 2023. Friday Institute senior faculty fellows are chosen by the Friday Institute executive director, serve a five-year term, provide leadership and direction for the Friday Institute by serving on the Friday Institute leadership team and contribute to the overall intellectual life of the Friday Institute. 

Oct 30, 2023

Catalyst Grants Support Educators to Improve Instruction, Access and Advocacy

Since 2018, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and NC State’s College of Education have provided funding for more than 20 research projects through Catalyst Grants to support collaborative research projects between faculty and staff of the two groups and aid research that could lead to further inquiry and support. 

New embedded counselor William Hitt: "I hope to create a counseling environment that is warm, safe, genuine and accepting."

Oct 27, 2023

Colleges of Education, Natural Resources Welcome William Hitt as Embedded Counselor

William Hitt will join NC State University as an embedded counselor to support the wellbeing and mental health needs of students in NC State’s College of Education and College of Natural Resources. Through the shared position, with support from the Provost’s Office, undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Education and the College of Natural Resources will be able to receive free counseling services from Hitt on campus and virtually.