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Jan 17, 2023

What Are Some Healthy Ways for Adolescents to Engage with Social Media? Assistant Professor Adria Dunbar Shares Tips for Engaging with Intentionality

Social media can be a great way for youth to connect with others and explore their interests, but constant use of social media can have a negative impact on teens' mental health, according to Assistant Professor of Counselor Education Adria Dunbar. Here are some tips and strategies for engaging in social media in healthy ways. 

Library books

Jan 13, 2023

Chalkbeat: Book Challenges May Have ‘Chilling Effects’ on New LGBTQ Books in School Libraries, Study Finds

Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Paula McAvoy spoke with Chalkbeat about a new study out of Boston University that looked at book challenges in school districts and the effect they may have on library acquisitions. 

Students raising hands in classroom

Jan 11, 2023

EdNC: Respect Educators and Their Knowledge

"We owe it to educators (as well as all students) to ensure they feel the trust and respect they deserve," writes College of Education Dean Paola Sztajn in a Perspective published on 

Jan 10, 2023

3 College of Education Students Selected to Join Inaugural Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship Cohort

NC State University in December announced the creation of the Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship, to provide funding support for graduate students whose research focuses on STEM or education. The inaugural cohort includes 30 doctoral students from seven colleges, including three students in the College of Education: Gordon Maples, Janell Miller and Cassie Rubinstein. 

CTE Fellows

Jan 10, 2023

ECMC Foundation Postsecondary CTE Research Fellows Program Seeking 10 Applicants for 5th Cohort to Begin in 2023

The Postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Fellows Program at NC State, sponsored by ECMC Foundation, is seeking 10 fellows interested in joining the program’s fifth cohort during the 2023-24 academic year. 

Apple on books

Jan 10, 2023

Equity-in-Education Law Poses Challenges for States

A new study highlights some of the challenges states face as they look to meet requirements of a federal law designed to ensure students have equitable opportunities for education in K-12 schools, regardless of race, income, disability or other factors. The Abstract spoke with lead author Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue and co-author Lance Fusarelli, Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, about how states are interpreting the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 

NC State College of Education graduate student Christy Batts '24PHD

Jan 10, 2023

Doctoral Student Christy Batts ‘24PHD Selected to Join 15th Cohort of the Alliance for Catholic Education’s Reform Leaders’ Summit

Christy Batts ’24PHD, 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 invited to join the 15th cohort of the Alliance for Catholic Education’s Reform Leaders’ Summit. 

Ms. Wuf

Dec 22, 2022

22 Things That Happened at NC State’s College of Education in 2022

The NC State College of Education had another extraordinary year in 2022, from reaching new highs in the US News & World Report rankings to our faculty, staff, students and alumni being recognized for their impactful work. As 2022 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on 22 outstanding moments from our college this year. 

Dec 20, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘What You Do as a Teacher, as an Educator, is You Get to Make an Impact on the Lives of Others That Can Last Their Entire Lifetime,’ Says Bennett Jones ’14MSA, ’19EDD

After more than two decades as an educator in North Carolina public schools, Bennett Jones '14MSA, '19EDD is stepping into a new role as the director of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows program. 

Brooke Goodgame

Dec 19, 2022

Sophomore Brooke Goodgame on Her Semester in Prague: “It’s Impossible to Come Here and Not Grow and Mature in One’s Academic and Personal Life”

Brooke Goodgame, a third-year education major, spent her fall semester studying abroad in Prague.