Special Education

May 13, 2019

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Aims to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Make Sense of Fractions using NSF CAREER Award

Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, believes all students deserve the space to reason about and appreciate themselves within mathematics, which is why she is using her NSF CAREER award to study how best to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions. Her project is part of the STEM for All Video Showcase being held May 13-20.

May 2, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill to Prepare More Teachers for Elementary and Special Education through Expansion of Online Teacher Licensure Program

Pathway to Practice NC, an online licensure joint program between the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Education, will create new modules that enable residency licensed teachers to work towards specialized licensures in either elementary education or special education thanks to a $200,000 grant from the SECU Foundation. The grant will also provide scholarships for 10 North Carolina teachers to complete the online training.

Apr 9, 2019

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Receives National Outstanding Publication Award from NCTM

Jessica Hunt, associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award at the council’s annual conference held April 3-6, 2019.

Dec 14, 2018

Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT: Meeting the Learning Needs of All Students

Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT has long held onto to the idea that good teaching applies to all students. Now, she’s preparing to graduate with her Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education. Name: Sonja Thalheimer Hometown: Cary, North Carolina Field […]

Dec 13, 2018

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Receives Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award

Jessica Hunt, associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, has received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award.

Sep 20, 2018  |  Research and Impact

Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math

A new collaboration between Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms.

May 30, 2018

NC State Education Receives $7.5+ Million in Research Grants Between April-May 2018

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,749,144 to support five research projects in April and May. In FY 2018, faculty have received $13,276,765 in awards so far.

May 21, 2018  |  Research and Impact

4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grants

Faculty members KC Busch, Crystal Chen Lee, Jessica Hunt and Jamie Pearson have received Faculty Research and Professional Development grants worth $7,500 to support their research.

May 8, 2018

Taylor Rothenburg ’18 MAT: A Near-Perfect edTPA Score

After feeling unrewarded by her brief stint in sales, Taylor Rothenburg ’18 realized she wanted to make a career out of helping change lives through Special Education. Her decision to change paths was solidified when she made a near perfect 73 of 75 on the edTPA before graduation.

Apr 2, 2018

NC State Education Receives $3M+ in Research Grants Between January-March 2018

NC State College of Education faculty and research associates were awarded $3,042,418 in grants to support eight research projects between January and March 2018. Faculty and research associates have received $6,247,621 in awards during the 2017-18 academic year so far.