professional education

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, and knowledge with our college, she will bring the […]

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.

Sep 16, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

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.

Apr 26, 2018

GET FREE: Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, & Black Joy

Join us as Dr. Bettina Love of the University of Georgia leads a talk on GET FREE: Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, & Black Joy April 26. This event is sponsored by the NC State College of Education’s Department […]

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.

Dec 6, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Nov 9, 2017  |  In the News

EdNC: What Does It Mean to be an ‘Effective’ Teacher Preparation Program?

Our obligation is to prepare the very best teachers for our state, so how do we know if we're doing that? Michael Maher asks in a piece he wrote for EdNC. Maher is the assistant dean for professional education and accreditation at the NC State College of Education and a member of the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.

Oct 19, 2017  |  News

Danowitz, Maher to Serve on Statewide Education Commissions

NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz will chair the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Commission, while Assistant Dean Michael Maher will serve as vice chair of the N.C. Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.

Jun 27, 2017  |  In the News

Inside Higher Ed: How Colleges are Using Google Classroom to Train K-12 Teachers

Erin Horne, the assistant director of professional education, talks about how the College of Education is piloting a Google Classroom to prepare K-12 teachers.

Apr 19, 2017

AJ Fletcher Foundation: Is North Carolina Really a Destination for Teachers?

Assistant Dean Michael Maher talks about the state's teacher shortage and ways to increase attractiveness to the teaching profession.