STEM Ed

Feb 26, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘My Parents Instilled in Me the Importance and Impact Education Has on Everyone’s Life,’ Says Teaching Assistant Professor Nolan Fahrer ‘09MS

Teaching Assistant Professor Nolan Fahrer ‘09MS shares why he chose education, how education influenced him and what he enjoys most about his job.

Feb 24, 2020

EdNC: An Advisor Makes All the Difference

Goodnight Scholar and science education major Elizabeth Vanegas '22 shares her experience as a transfer student to NC State. She discusses how NC State College of Education Assistant Director of Advising Amanda Beller assisted her with successfully transferring her credits and helped her find her academic path as an education student. 

Feb 20, 2020

How NC State’s College of Education Helps In-Service Teachers Across North Carolina Succeed

The NC State College of Education graduates educators who rate among the best in statewide performance measures. But our work to prepare extraordinary educators extends beyond pre-service teachers. From professional development opportunities to advanced degree programs for in-service teachers across North Carolina, programs and partnerships with public school districts are working to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education.

Feb 18, 2020  |  News

Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to Support AI Apprenticeships

A new four-year, $6 million project led by North Carolina State University and funded by the U.S. Department of Labor will support 5,000 workers with training, college coursework and certification to work in the emerging field of artificial intelligence (AI). Carla C. Johnson, senior faculty fellow and professor of science education at NC State, is the principal investigator of the project “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation,” which will be affiliated with the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Jan 29, 2020

N.C. Teaching Fellow Katie King ’23: ‘I Hope to Teach My Students the Value of Being a Diligent Student and a Life-long Learner’

First-year mathematics education student and N.C. Teaching Fellow Katie King '23 shares her experience in the Goodnight Scholars Program and how that experience has helped her as a future high school math teacher.

Jan 23, 2020

Marbles Kids Museum, Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Partnership to Receive Award from N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center

A partnership between the Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Project and Marbles Kids Museum that gave North Carolina families a chance to participate in STEM-related activities with the goal of increasing childrens’ interest in science, math and technology will be recognized with an award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center this spring.

Jan 22, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Received an Exceptional Education at NC State. I Want Future Teachers to Have the Same Opportunity,’ Says Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79

Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79 taught high school mathematics for 35 years in Raleigh. She credits her NC State education for preparing her for a life-long career in teaching. Because of her experiences in the College of Education, she has decided to give back through a gift in her estate to the college.

Jan 22, 2020

Paper Authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Recognized with Early Career Publication Award

A paper authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson will be honored this spring with an Early Career Publication Award, as the findings from her work help to inform her latest NSF grant-funded project.

Jan 15, 2020

News & Observer: Business Leaders Seeing Talent Gap Want to Fund More Computer Science Teachers in N.C.

Dave Frye, Ed.D., senior director for computer science initiatives at the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, says current funding levels would prevent North Carolina schools from being able to provide necessary training for additional computer science teachers until the 2030s. 

Jan 14, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

Application Deadline for NC Teaching Fellows Program Extended to 1/21

The application deadline for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows have been extended until midnight, Tuesday, Jan. 21. The NC State College of Education is one of five schools within North Carolina to host a Teaching Fellows program, and is home to the largest cohort of fellows in the state.