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Jul 20, 2020

Associate Professor Anna Egalite Examines Charter School Landscape in Recently Released Paper

Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., is providing an in-depth analysis of the current charter school landscape through a recently published paper entitled “The National Charter School Landscape.”

Jul 16, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $4.3M in Research Funding April-June, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,371,540 to support 16 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2020.

Jul 14, 2020

Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang Helps High School Students Understand Artificial Intelligence Through Work on Grant-funded Project

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is rapidly changing the workforce and Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang, Ph.D., is helping high school students explore and understand the technology through her work on a new grant-funded project.

Jul 9, 2020

College of Education’s Higher Education Program Honors Alumna, Recent Graduate and Faculty Member Through Annual Awards

The NC State College of Education’s Higher Education Program recognized a faculty member, alumna and recent graduate this summer through a series of awards for their contributions to the field of higher education.

Jul 9, 2020

Professor Sylvia Nassar Provides Recommendations for Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling as Guest Co-editor of Journal of Counseling and Development

Professor Sylvia Nassar’s experiences with discrimination as a child of immigrant parents was a contributing factor to her ultimate career as a counselor with a focus on multiculturalism and social justice. She recently expanded on that work as the guest co-editor of a special edition of the Journal of Counseling and Development.

Jul 7, 2020  |  Research and Impact

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Karen Hollebrands ’95MED Named Interim Associate Dean for Research and Innovation 

Professor of Mathematics Education and Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Karen Hollebrands '95MED will serve as the NC State College of Education’s interim associate dean for research and innovation, effective July 15. 

Jun 17, 2020

Ask the Expert: What Role Do Principals Play in Student Success? Assistant Professor Timothy Drake Says Effective Principals Help Students and Teachers Achieve

Assistant Professor Timothy Drake, Ph.D., says that principals can influence student success directly and indirectly, and partnerships between districts and universities are important for training educators with the skills necessary to become school leaders.

Jun 17, 2020

Professor Sylvia Nassar Addresses Global Unemployment Issues Through Career Builders Toolkit Project

Over the course of 30 years working with issues related to career counseling, Professor Sylvia Nassar, Ph.D., realized that there were no uniform interventions to address the vast, worldwide problem of unemployment, particularly among younger populations. She has worked to address that issue through research that led to the development of the free Career Builders Toolkit.

Jun 15, 2020

Jere Confrey, Erin Krupa Use NSF-funded Project to Engage Students in STEM Through Summer Virtual Entrepreneurial Competitions

Middle school students will have the opportunity this summer to flex their entrepreneurial muscles while inventing innovative STEM solutions to real-world problems through an ongoing project led by Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa, Ph.D.

Jun 5, 2020

UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers: How Can Caregivers Approach Math from a Strength Perspective?

In the fourth installment of the UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers videocast, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Special Education Jessica Hunt, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Mathematics Education Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., discuss what it means to approach mathematics from a position of strength.