2 Education Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Two graduate students in the NC State College of Education won prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation: Stephen Gibson, a master's student in educational psychology, and Danielle Scharen, a May 2019 graduate of the master’s in elementary education science specialist program who begins work on her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences' program area of study in elementary learning sciences this fall.
New NSF-Funded Program to Prepare High School Math Teachers as Master Teachers in 6 High-Needs School Districts in NC
Twenty high school mathematics teachers in Cabarrus, Edgecombe, Mount Airy, Rockingham, Sampson and Wayne school districts will strengthen their leadership skills and instructional practice in high school mathematics through the five-year, NSF-funded North Carolina High School Mathematics Master Teacher Fellows Program.
Assistant Professor Teya Rutherford Earns NSF CAREER Grant to Study Mathematics Motivation
Dr. Teya Rutherford, an assistant professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, will use the five-year, $1 million grant to study how motivation functions to support student’s in-the-moment choices during learning. She is the first faculty member to receive an NSF Early Faculty CAREER grant while on the college's faculty.
New NSF Project to Increase Student STEM Identity through e-Mentoring
A three-year, $1.2 million grant “Enhancing STEM Identity through e-Mentoring Experiences” will pair underrepresented high school students in rural school districts in North Carolina with near-peer mentors studying engineering at NC State University to increase identity, self-efficacy and value for STEM subject areas.
New $1.8 Million NSF Grant to Support NC State Education Project on Math Teacher Preparation
Hollylynne Lee, professor and university faculty scholar at the NC State College of Education, will use the grant to continue her team’s work on improving the way preservice mathematics teachers prepare to enter their classrooms, specifically how to utilize students’ mathematical thinking in technology-rich environments.
NC State Education Receives $12+ Million in Research Grants Between June-August 2018
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $12,443,243 to support nine research projects in June, July and August. In FY 2018, faculty have received $25,820,890 in awards so far.
NC State Education Receives $7.5+ Million in Research Grants Between April-May 2018
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,749,144 to support five research projects in April and May. In FY 2018, faculty have received $13,276,765 in awards so far.
NC State Education Receives $3M+ in Research Grants Between January-March 2018
NC State College of Education faculty and research associates were awarded $3,042,418 in grants to support eight research projects between January and March 2018. Faculty and research associates have received $6,247,621 in awards during the 2017-18 academic year so far.
New NSF-Funded Project to Improve Student Experiences in STEM
Professor Aaron C. Clark is the co-principal investigator for a project addressing the shortcomings of introductory STEM courses at universities to support the retention, success and engagement of STEM students.
Karen Keene Receives 1-Year Appointment to NSF as Program Officer
As a program officer with the National Science Foundation, the associate professor of mathematics education will be involved in grant proposals related to improving STEM Teaching at the Undergraduate Level.