Special Education

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.

Mar 1, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Carla Huff

Seeing kids "fall through the cracks" during her time as a Juvenile Court Counselor inspired Carla Huff to become a teacher. Find how she's helping change the stories of kids in Wake County.

Dec 4, 2017  |  Academics and Programs

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.

Nov 27, 2017  |  In the News

Technician: Top Ranked College of Education Chosen to Host Revamped Teaching Fellows Program

“[Teaching Fellows] will really help and enhance our recruitment efforts to identify students who may not necessarily think about teaching but realize that with this extra enrichment and incentive that they can do it,” Anona Smith Williams, associate dean for student success and strategic community engagement, told the Technician.