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Photo of Derek Just

May 25, 2022

Creating Bright Futures Through Online Programs

Derek Just ’22MED gained hands-on counseling experience while earning his master’s degree online, and he hopes to use what he learned to help students prepare for their futures. 

Hiller Spires Retiring after 35 years

May 24, 2022

Associate Dean, Executive Director of Friday Institute Hiller Spires: ‘Make Sure You Leave a Place Better Than You Found It.’ I Hope I’ve Been Able to Do That in the College of Education.

Institute for Educational Innovation, will retire June 1, 2022, after 35 years at NC State’s College of Education and 43 years in the field of education. In this Q&A, Spires talks about how she ended up at the College of Education, what she’ll miss most about it and how she hopes she is remembered. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa

May 24, 2022

How Can Innovative Ways of Teaching Help Students Better Understand Math? ‘More Students Get Involved When They’re Asked to Be Central to the Learning Environment,’ Says Assistant Professor Erin Krupa

Shifting away from traditional ways of teaching mathematics and introducing innovative and unconventional curricula into the classroom can help students become more engaged and better able to learn to do math, says Assistant Professor Erin Krupa. 

Quote graphic with photo of Carl Harris and the quote: We're all part of a broader community of individuals who want our world to be a better place tomorrow than it is today.

May 24, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘We’re All Part of a Broader Community of Individuals Who Want Our World to be a Better Place Tomorrow Than it is Today,’ Says Carl Harris ’98EDD

As a first-generation college student, Carl Harris' passion for education began at an early age, when he saw how knowledge could unlock opportunities. Now, as the NC State College of Education's board chair, he works toward supporting educational growth for others. 

May 20, 2022

NC State College of Education’s Excellence Fund Was Top Performing Fund on Day of Giving For Second Year in Row

For the second year in a row, the NC State College of Education's Excellence Fund was the top performing fund on NC State's Day of Giving, outperforming all other university funds in total number of gifts. 

A group of children conduct a science experiment

May 20, 2022

Video from Friday Institute, College of Education Researchers Wins Facilitators Choice Award at 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase

A video from three NC State College of Education researchers was recognized at the National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase, which was held virtually from May 10-17. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Lam Pham

May 20, 2022

Assistant Professor Lam Pham Receives Emerging Scholar Award from AERA School Turnaround and Reform Special Interest Group

Assistant Professor Lam Pham has received the Emerging Scholar Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) School Turnaround and Reform Special Interest Group (SIG). 

May 19, 2022

New NCDPI Grant Will Facilitate Training of 1,100 Educators to Teach Computer Science in Every Middle and High School in North Carolina

May 19, 2022

Through a Mutually-Beneficial Model, the Friday Institute PEER Group is Making Space for Historically Marginalized Students in Education Research and Evaluation

EEPA Speaker Series Andrew Ho presentation

May 18, 2022

NC State’s EEPA Speaker Series Highlights Data-driven Decision-making and Equity Principles for Changing Times

This spring at NC State’s College of Education, the Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis program sponsored a speaker series to foster community interest in education policy research. Two doctoral students, Christy Batts and Julie Whetzel, write about the lessons learned during the EEPA Speaker Series.