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Oct 16, 2023

Dean Sztajn in The N&O: The Value of Teachers

The verb “to value” is often defined in two ways: to estimate the monetary worth, or to consider someone or something to be important or beneficial. Recent discussions about teacher pay, and the recent release of the North Carolina state budget, have focused our attention on the first definition of value when talking about teachers. But there is the second definition of value, and we need to give it more attention when considering the worth and importance of teachers. 

Jazhar Fields

Sep 25, 2023

N&O: An Evening with Students of Today Offers Hope for the Teaching Profession of Tomorrow

Last Monday, the day after U.S. Constitution Day, N.C. State University College of Education students taught us about time. How it’s time we listen. How it’s not time to give up. How it’s time we learn — and believe in — the newest generation of adults. 

Sep 8, 2021

Young Adult Colloquium Provides Opportunity for Educators to Share Magic of Black Characters in Classroom

The 2021 Young Adult Colloquium: Come YAC with the Pack was launched with the goal of sharing the magic of Black characters with educators while also preparing them to take what they learned and apply it to the classroom. 

Sarah Cannon

Mar 3, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Cannon, Ph.D.

In the March 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director of Professional Education Sarah Cannon, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Keith Lindsay

Jan 28, 2021

My Student Experience: Doctoral Student Keith Lindsay ‘22PHD Launches edTPA Support Class: Planning to Submission in 12 Weeks, With Help From Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director of Professional Education Sarah Cannon ‘16PHD

Learning design and technology doctoral student Keith Lindsay ‘22PHD, a graduate teaching assistant in the Office of Professional Education under Sarah Cannon ‘16PHD, helped create an edTPA support course in an effort to help educators earn their teaching license. 

Erin Horne

Jun 15, 2020

Erin Thomas Horne ’10PHD Named Assistant Dean for Assessment and Professional Education 

RALEIGH, N.C. — Erin Thomas Horne ’10PHD will be the NC State College of Education’s assistant dean for assessment and professional education, effective July 1, 2020. “Given Dr. Horne’s experience, relationships,… 

Hailey Mesmer

Feb 10, 2020

Student-Teacher Mini-Grants Program Helps Build Stronger Classrooms, Enhances Instruction

Because of a generous donation from a donor, the NC State College of Education was able to establish the Student-Teacher Mini-Grants Program, which supports the work student teachers are doing in their classrooms and provides funding to enhance classroom instruction. 

Pathway to Practice NC

Sep 16, 2019

Pathway to Practice NC Accepting Applications for Elementary Education, Special Education Teacher Licensure Programs

Pathway to Practice NC, an online teacher licensure joint program offered by the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education, is now accepting applications from teachers interested in becoming fully licensed to teach in elementary education or special education. 

Michael Maher and Malina Monaco

Feb 5, 2018

CAEP Voices (Video): Maher and Monaco on Accreditation & Educator Preparation Goals

Assistant Dean for Professional Education and Accreditation Michael Maher and Director of Knowledge Management Malina Monaco share their insights about achieving CAEP Accreditation and aligning NC State's educator preparation goals with the process. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Dec 6, 2017

Michael Maher Elected to AACTE’s Board of Directors

Assistant Dean Michael Maher's tenure as a member on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) begins March 1, 2018.