Special Education

Nov 30, 2020

Meet Kayla Malone ‘20MED: ‘Educational Inequities Cannot be Solved by One Person but I Feel Called to Make a Difference’

As a first-generation college student, Kayla Malone ‘20MED has found her niche in the special education program at the NC State College of Education, where she hopes to have a positive impact on students while working to make education more accessible for all.

Oct 26, 2020

Inside an IEP: Immersive Meetings to Prepare Future Teachers

Assistant Professor of Special Education Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., and a team at DELTA are leveraging virtual reality and PlayPosit to create virtual meetings that will better prepare future teachers to support students with disabilities and positively impact the educational experience.

Aug 11, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Four of Our Newest Master of Arts in Teaching Candidates

This fall, a new cohort of students joined the NC State College of Education in the Master of Arts in Teaching program, an accelerated teaching licensure program where students earn an initial teaching license and master’s degree. Meet four of those graduate students.

Apr 7, 2020

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt and Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson: Helping Students with Disabilities Learn Remotely During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

As education moves online amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many students with disabilities may face challenges with the transition. Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., share how parents and educators can work to make remote learning more accessible.

Mar 11, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is Inclusive Education? A Beneficial Way to Teach Students of All Abilities Side-by-Side, Says Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., explains inclusive education, why it’s beneficial for students and how the College of Education is preparing teachers to use inclusive practices in their classrooms.

Feb 19, 2020

Why I Give: ‘The College Gives Me Endless Support and Resources to Become the Educator I Want to Be,’ Says Goodnight Scholar Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ‘22

If it weren’t for financial support, Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ‘22 would not be at NC State pursuing her dream of being an elementary education teacher with dual licensure in special education. Because of that support, she pays it forward by giving whenever she can.

Jan 24, 2020

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt to Develop Game to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Understand Fractions, Explore STEM Careers

Building upon a series of tasks she developed through a National Science Foundation CAREER grant, Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., will use a new, $1.4 million NSF grant to develop a game to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions through real-world applications.

Sep 30, 2019

NC DPI Grant Allows Professor Ed Sabornie to Continue Examination of Positive Behavior Intervention and Support in Public Schools

NC State College of Education Professors Ed Sabornie, Ph.D., and Cathy Crossland, Ph.D., are hoping to inform the future use of positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS) in North Carolina’s public schools through a long-term study that recently received additional funding from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

Sep 26, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

NC State: Home to Largest Teaching Fellows Cohort in N.C.

The NC State College of Education welcomed 54 new students to its North Carolina Teaching Fellows program this fall -- the largest entering cohort in the state. These new fellows join 20 other NC State students who composed the first cohort of Teaching Fellows at NC State since state legislators re-established the program in 2018. With 74 total Teaching Fellows, NC State is home to the largest group of Teaching Fellows in North Carolina, which is more than double the size of the next school.

Sep 16, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

Pathway to Practice NC Accepting Applications for Elementary Education, Special Education Teacher Licensure Programs

Pathway to Practice NC, an online teacher licensure joint program offered by the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education, is now accepting applications from teachers interested in becoming fully licensed to teach in elementary education or special education.