STEM Ed

Sep 27, 2018  |  Research and Impact

With $28M+ in Grants Awarded in FY2018, NC State Education Faculty Set New Record

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded 44 research grants by external sources in FY2018 totaling $28,038,462. That is the most in grants awarded to faculty in a single year in the college’s 91-year history.

Aug 20, 2018

Meet Our New Faculty

The NC State College of Education will welcome eight new faculty members in the 2018-19 academic year. Meet our newest faculty members who will help us advance our mission to improve educational outcomes and address the needs of all learners across their lifespan.

Aug 20, 2018

Meet Erin Krupa ’11 PHD: All Students Can Engage with Mathematics if Given the Opportunity

“After I taught high school mathematics for four years, I believed I could help more students be successful in mathematics by learning how to prepare future mathematics teachers. I believed I could make more of an impact if I worked with future and practicing teachers on improving their mathematics instruction," says the new assistant professor of mathematics education.

Aug 16, 2018

Meet Kevin Sutton ’12, ’18 EDD: I Want Students to Learn Much More Than Content

“I strive to show students a passion for excellence, a desire to learn, and how to cultivate a positive community and work team," says the new teaching assistant professor of Technology, Engineering, and Design Education.

Jul 23, 2018  |  News

With 1K+ Donors, NC State College of Education Has Record Year of Giving in 2017-18

The NC State College of Education received gifts totaling $4,680,964 from 1,047 donors during fiscal year 2017-18. The number of donors is the highest total the college has had in a single year in its 90-year history, and the dollar amount in gifts is the most since at least 2003.

Jul 11, 2018

More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science

Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Professor Gail Jones' research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself.

Jul 5, 2018

Wilson Times: Science Classroom Funding Can Impact Student Interest in STEM Majors

Interactive math and science activities can increase student interest in STEM majors after high school, but educators need appropriate funding to implement relevant hands-on instruction in their classrooms, according to Emily Cayton's dissertation research. In this Wilson Times article, the recent science education graduate reveals what she discovered while studying science classroom funding and why it matters.

Jun 27, 2018

Kinston Free Press: Two Teacher Interns Who Stand Out Are Spending Summer Here Fitting In

Designed to create a pipeline of high-quality teachers for rural and semi-rural parts of North Carolina, The Innovation Project (TIP) at NC State introduced seniors Ashley Lawson and Katie Martin to Lenoir County where they will begin their careers as teachers next year. They're joining the tight-knit community this summer as interns for the Lenoir County Public School's STEM Summer Camps.

Jun 6, 2018

Aaron C. Clark Named Head of Department of STEM Education

RALEIGH, N.C. — Aaron C. Clark ’97 EDD will be the head of the NC State College of Education’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education, effective Aug. 1. He is a professor of technology, design and engineering […]

May 29, 2018

The Conversation: Lab Coats Help Students See Themselves As Future Scientists

Dressing the part is the key finding of a study Graduate Research Assistant Megan Ennes and Professor Gail Jones conducted recently to determine what kind of effect a simple article of clothing – in this case, white lab coats – have on students’ confidence in their ability to do science.