STEM Education Graduate Open House
Interested in our graduate STEM education programs? Come learn more about our program and meet some of our faculty.
Meet the 2020-2021 Provost’s Faculty Fellows
The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program has selected a second cohort of talented faculty to explore academic leadership roles at the university’s highest levels, including NC State College of Education Professor Meg Blanchard, Ph.D.
NC State College of Education: Our Extraordinary Alumni
North Carolina’s best educators, counselors and leaders prepare at the NC State College of Education. Meet some of our extraordinary alumni who are changing lives in local schools, making a difference in communities and leading in the field of education.
Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student Lisset Botello Martinez Awarded First-ever NC State College of Education Bob Davis Scholarship
Lisset Botello Martinez ‘24 moved to the United States at the age of 3 and, growing up, her mother instilled in her the importance of having access to education. The Bob Davis Scholarship has made it possible for Martinez to continue her education and pursue a degree in technology, engineering, and design education from the NC State College of Education.
Nash County Teacher of the Year Jessica Richardson ‘15, ‘22MSA: ‘No Other Institute Will Prepare You for Having a Depth of Content Knowledge, Classroom Management and Instruction. At NC State, You are Truly Part of a Family’
Through her experiences at NC State, Jessica Richardson ‘15, ‘22MSA recognized the importance of community. And her commitment to providing a safe, inclusive community for her students at Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School is one of the reasons she was named the 2020-21 Nash County Teacher of the Year.
My Student Experience: College of Education Students Share What They Learned as Counselors of the Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT) for High School Students
NC State College of Education students served as counselors and mentors for the inaugural Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT), a program for students of color and bilingual students held virtually, July 26-31, 2020. “It was vital for me to serve in that capacity because of representation,” says Jessica Terrones ’22.
Lessons for Educators on Teaching Climate Change
Assistant Professor K.C. Busch discusses her work on a study that found a strategy to teach students climate change, but also saw outside beliefs influence learning.
Meet Our Incoming Students: Three of Our Newest Teaching Fellows
This fall, the NC State College of Education welcomed over 600 first-year, transfer and graduate students for the 2020-21 academic year. Among the new first-year undergraduate and transfer students, 36 are part of the third cohort of Teaching Fellows. Meet three of them.
Ask the Expert: Why is it Important to Introduce Engineering Concepts to K-12 Students? To Help Develop ‘Habits of Mind They Can Use for the Rest of Their Life,’ Says Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones
Most students understand careers like doctors and firefighters at an early age, so why shouldn’t K-12 educators model and teach about a career as an engineer as well? Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones, Ph.D. explains why it is important to introduce engineering concepts to K-12 students.
#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘If We Want People to Learn About Nanotechnology, Then What We Need is Teachers Who are Excited About It,’ Says Mark McLean ‘17
Last summer, science and STEM educator Mark McLean '17 was part of the Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network’s Research Experience for Teachers (RTNN RET) program, which puts local teachers in nanotechnology labs across the Triangle. There, he gained experience in nanotechnology research that he was able to share with his students.