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CTE Fellows

Jul 5, 2022

Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Selects 2022 ECMC Foundation Postsecondary CTE Research Fellows

Eleven fellows from institutions across the United States, including an alum of the NC State College of Education, have been selected to join the Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research Fellows Program at NC State University, sponsored by ECMC Foundation. 

A principal with students at a public school in North Carolina.

Jun 29, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Developing North Carolina Early Grades Leadership Collaborative to Help Principals Better Serve Pre-K-3 Students

Early findings show that while elementary school leaders in North Carolina are supportive of early education programs in their schools, they do not have sufficient knowledge or engagement with the standards and evidence-based practices to support them, according to research from Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake. 

High school teachers and NC State researchers stand in front of a paper mill in New Bern, N.C.

Jun 22, 2022

Field Trip to New Bern Paper Mill with Professor Meg Blanchard Sparks Interest in Soft Biodegradable Electronics Among Teachers, Graduate Students

High school science teachers and researchers from NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had an opportunity to gain firsthand experience with bio-based electronics during a field trip connected to two grant-funded projects involving Professor and University Faculty Scholar Meg Blanchard. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Jun 22, 2022

Friday Institute Partners with The ASSISTments Foundation on Award-Winning Grant to Scale and Expand Tutoring Technology for Pandemic Recovery

In 2005, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation was founded with a unique mission: to advance K-12 education through innovation in teaching, learning and leadership with the vision of seeing… 

woman working on a laptop

Jun 20, 2022

Lecturer Erik Schettig, Professor Aaron Clark and Assistant Teaching Professor Kevin Sutton Draw on Lessons Learned During Transition to Remote Learning to Better Support Students

A group of researchers in NC State’s College of Education are hoping that lessons learned during the transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic can help reshape future learning environments to increase accessibility and flexibility for students. 

NC State College of Education Professor Marc Grimmett discusses how to provide mental health support for children

Jun 15, 2022

How Can I Support a Child Experiencing Mental Health Challenges? Professor Marc Grimmett Shares the Importance of Relationships, Listening and Seeking Professional Help from a Counselor

Over the past two years, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic made typical developmental challenges more difficult for K-12 students. As a result, Professor Marc Grimmett said youth may be experiencing more mental health issues. 

Eighteen Yadkin County Schools teachers earned their master's degree from the NC State College of Education through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership

Jun 9, 2022

‘We’re Not Only Stronger Teachers, But We’re Stronger Leaders:’ 18 Teachers Earn Master’s Degrees, Become Literacy Leaders Through Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership

Three teachers who earned their master’s degree from the College of Education through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership share how the experience changed their instruction and how they are becoming literacy leaders in their schools. 

Dream2B, a fraction game developed by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., using a National Science Foundation grant

Jun 3, 2022

Game Developed by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt to Help Students Learn Fractions Wins Gold Award at Serious Play Conference

A game-based learning curriculum developed by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt has been recognized with a Gold Award at the 2022 Serious Play Conference. 

Professor Jessica DeCuirt-Gunby

Jun 1, 2022

Professor, Department Head Jessica DeCuir-Gunby Elected Vice President of American Psychological Association’s Educational Psychology Division

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, a professor of educational psychology and head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences in NC State’s College of Education, has been elected to the role of vice president of the educational psychology division (Division 15) of the American Psychological Association. 

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.