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North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program

Dec 4, 2017

Applications Open for N.C. Teaching Fellows Program

Students accepted into the program will receive up to $8,250 per year in forgivable loans if they commit to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math or special education in the North Carolina public schools. Applications close Jan. 16, 2018. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Nov 17, 2017

Alumna Wins NCSTA Best Student Teacher in Science Education Award

The North Carolina Science Teachers Association recognizes Jana LaBrose ’17 for excellence in science education. 

STEM teaching

Oct 4, 2017

How We Became a Leader in STEM Education

Ninety years ago, NC State began offering degrees in mathematics and science education. Today, the NC State College of Education stands as North Carolina’s largest supplier of STEM educators. 

STEM Education Day

Sep 23, 2017

STEM Education Day? “This was an Exciting, Informative Day”

A look back, via Exposure.co, at our first STEM Education Day, when about 400 K-12 students and their parents participated in 20 hands-on activities to spark their interest in STEM education. 

Jed McLaughlin

Sep 22, 2017

People of Poe | Jed McLaughlin on Why I’ve Changed the Way I Look at Science Education

Meet Jed McLaughlin: native North Carolinian, member of the National Science Teachers Association and a junior studying science education. 

K.C. Busch

Aug 15, 2017

Meet K.C. Busch: I Like to Think Outside the Box

"Generally, I’m interested in issues and contexts where science and society are in contact. Sometimes that contact is copacetic, and other times it may be that science and society are in tension," says the assistant professor of STEM Education and member of the Leadership in Public Science Interdisciplinary Cluster faculty. "I find the moments of tension to be the most interesting, and that is why I’m drawn to controversial socio-scientific issues in my research (and real life)." 

KC Busch

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch

Incoming Assistant Professor of Science Education and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

May 2, 2017

4 Incoming Education Students Named Goodnight Scholars

The prestigious Goodnight Scholars Program will support four incoming students who will study mathematics education, science education, and elementary education. 

Apr 22, 2017

Changing Kids’ Perceptions of Science

Education professor Audrey Jaeger is connecting a local Science Olympiad team with NC State science and engineering students who serve as both coaches and role models. 

Belltower at NC State University.

Sep 6, 2016

Best in the Nation–Spotlight on Alumna Kari Newman

Kari Newman, recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, shares how the College of Education helped shape her into the teacher she is today.