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NC State College of Education Associate Professor Sarah Carrier

Apr 16, 2020

Sarah Carrier Receives Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award

Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., has received the Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award, which recognizes outstanding graduate-level teaching at NC State. 

K.C. Busch

Mar 26, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Working to Advance Climate Change Education Research Through $50K Spencer Foundation Grant

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D., is hoping to advance climate change education research through an interdisciplinary conference funded by a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation. 

Young mother showing her 5 years old girl what inside of the jar. Mother and daughter studying nature together, holding the jar with plants inside. Teacher showing her little student jar with bugs and explaining to her about what inside. The girl looks excited.

Mar 19, 2020

Backyard Activities Can Provide Educational Respite From Cabin Fever During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak, Says Associate Professor Sarah Carrier

Looking to keep your kids away from screens and provide some educational fun while they are home during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak? Associate Professor Sarah Carrier has some activities that will get kids outside and enjoying nature close to home. 

Caroline Alexander

Aug 23, 2019

N.C. Teaching Fellow Caroline Alexander ’20: ‘The College of Education Has Completely Reshaped What I Believe a Teacher Should Look Like’

Caroline Alexander ‘20 came to NC State to major in engineering, but she soon discovered a passion for teaching. 

Photo of the first group of participants of a new professional development initiative to help science teachers gain research experience.

Oct 11, 2018

N.C. Science Teachers Gain Research Experience through NIH-Funded Grant

Through a National Institutes of Health-funded, five-year project, NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson heads a new professional development program designed to help K-12 teachers from high-poverty North Carolina schools build their scientific research skills and content knowledge. 

Aug 13, 2018

Preparing Future-Ready Students Through Professional Development at the NC State Math Science Summit

More than 600 educators from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake County Public Schools improved their skills in delivering math and science content to their students at the NC State Math Science Summit held on Aug. 1-2, 2018. 

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.