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Science Class

May 15, 2018

The Conversation: Science Teachers Sacrifice to Provide Lab Materials for Students

Whatever salary the science teacher at your local public school makes per year, subtract US$450. That’s how much money the typical middle and high school science teacher spends out of pocket each year on science lab materials. The $450 figure is based on a study Graduate Research Assistant Emily Cayton and Professor Gail Jones recently conducted to determine if science teachers have adequate funding to teach laboratories and science investigations. 

Apr 24, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Manpreet Sandhu

Manpreet Sandhu began teaching immediately after graduating. See how NC State College of Education helped ignite Sandhu's passion for science. 

Mar 2, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Brittany Weaver

An environmental science and biology teacher, Brittany Weaver is helping change the lives of her students at Southern Nash High School in Bailey, N.C. Read more about why she chose education. 

Mar 1, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Kris Thomasson

As part of Celebrating 90 Years of NC State Education, we asked you to share your stories of why you chose education and why you love the NC State College of Education.… 

Feb 23, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Janice Arden

As part of Celebrating 90 Years of NC State Education, we asked you to share your stories of why you chose education and why you love the NC State College of Education.… 

Feb 23, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Lauren Haynie

As part of Celebrating 90 Years of NC State Education, we asked you to share your stories of why you chose education and why you love the NC State College of Education.… 

Jan 30, 2018

The 3 E’s of Developing a Bioproducts and Bioenergy Pipeline: Education, Economics and Excitement

Faculty from the College of Natural Resources and the College of Education team up to prepare students in eastern North Carolina for future careers in the bioproducts and bioenergy industries. 

Poe Hall

Jan 16, 2018

Four College of Education Graduate Students Win Conference Awards

From New York City to Dublin, four College of Education graduate students received awards from the NC State Graduate Student Association to travel to educational conferences. 

Graduating students in front of the Memorial Belltower.

Dec 13, 2017

Sam Wheeler ‘17 PHD: Going the Extra Mile

Though Sam Wheeler’s path to obtaining a Ph.D. in science education has not been traditional, his multiple extracurricular opportunities only enhanced his experience. 

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.