STEM Ed

Oct 16, 2019

Elizabeth Vanegas ’22: ‘My Eyes Are Set on a Goal Much Bigger Than Myself’

As a person who loves to plan their life, I learned very quickly after my first year of college that you can’t always expect every obstacle that comes your way. Despite having a successful academic career on paper, I went […]

Sep 29, 2019  |  Our People

N.C. Teaching Fellow Hannah Watlington ’22: ‘I Want to Help Students See the Beauty in Math’

Hannah Watlington ’22 always enjoyed taking math classes and helping her classmates in math courses, even though she’s not the best at math, she says. That’s all the more reason why she plans to be a math teacher. The N.C. Teaching Fellows Program and private support are lowering financial barriers to help her actualize that plan.

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 23, 2019

Meet Marissa Franzen ’16EDD: ‘Help Mold and Ensure Great Educators for the Future’

Meet Marissa Franzen, Ed.D., who joined the NC State College of Education faculty in the 2019-20 academic year

Sep 23, 2019

Meet Steve Miller ’08EDD: ‘Nurture Our Students to Engage’

Meet Steve Miller, a teaching assistant professor of STEM Education who joined the NC State College of Education faculty in the 2019-20 academic year.

Aug 27, 2019  |  News

NC State Education to Host EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education Oct. 21

Join us as local leaders and celebrities -- including NC State Women's Basketball Coach Wes Moore and 2018 N.C. Teacher of the Year Freebird McKinney -- deliver short TED-style talks about the importance of their K-12 education and how their classroom experiences impacted their lives.

Aug 26, 2019

Giovanny Hernandez ’21: ‘If I Can Encourage Students on a Path That’s Going to Lead to a Greater Life, That Would Be Beyond My Wildest Dreams’

Giovanny Hernandez ’21 has had a passion for helping people since he was in elementary school. That desire to help others led him to pursue a career as a high school mathematics teacher, where he hopes to impact lives.

Aug 15, 2019

Professor Hollylynne Lee Continues to Help Teachers Prepare Data Literate Students Through $2.9 Million NSF Grant

Professor Hollylynne Lee believes many high school graduates are underprepared with the necessary statistics and data science skills to pursue a STEM career. She is now using an NSF grant to curate and create online resources to help statistics teachers prepare data literate students.

Aug 8, 2019  |  Community and Engagement

College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy

Sixteen high school science and career and technical education teachers attended a four-day hands-on professional development workshop at NC State in July. The workshop was part of the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Education.

Jun 26, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Hopes to Help Students Better Understand Geometry Through $450,000 NSF Grant

Could the use of animated materials in contrasting cases help middle school students develop a stronger understanding of geometry? NC State College of Education Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa will use a $450,000 NSF grant to find out.