STEM Education

Oct 16, 2020

My Student Experience: Mathematics Education Student Jessica Terrones ‘22 Shares Her ‘Sin Limite’ Experience as Latinx Heritage Month Committee Chair

In Spanish, the phrase “sin limite” means “limitless.” For mathematics education major Jessica Terrones ‘22, those two words guided her as she stepped into a leadership role as the NC State University Latinx Heritage Month committee chair.

Sep 10, 2020

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.

Sep 2, 2020

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.

Aug 26, 2020

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.

Aug 20, 2020

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.

Aug 13, 2020

Award-winning Paper Co-authored by Professor and STEM Education Department Head Aaron Clark Demonstrates Success of Modules Developed through NSF Grant

Aaron Clark, Ph.D., head of the Department of STEM Education and a professor of technology, engineering, and design education at the NC State College of Education, is working to improve the success of engineering students and educators through research that resulted in two award-winning articles published over the past two years.

Aug 3, 2020

Design & Pitch Free Teacher Professional Development

The Design & Pitch Team will be providing 25 hours of FREE professional development for teachers of all grade levels the first week of August.

Jul 30, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Three Incoming Education Students Named Goodnight Scholars

Three of the incoming students who will be joining the NC State College of Education this fall will be part of the Goodnight Scholars Program, a prestigious scholarship program for students interested in studying STEM fields established by NC State alumni Jim and Ann Goodnight.

Jul 16, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Welcome Four of Our Out-of-State Future Educators

Some of the newest students who will be joining the NC State College of Education this fall are from out-of-state. Meet four of those students and hear why they chose the college, why they chose their major and why they chose education.

Jun 17, 2020

Johnston County Public Schools Outstanding First Year Teacher of the Year Sarah Bowman ‘19: ‘My Goal is to be the Teacher I Needed as a Student for My Students’

When COVID-19 forced schools to move to online instruction and remote learning, Johnston County Public Schools Outstanding First Year Teacher Sarah Bowman ‘19 was prepared. She drew from her experiences in the NC State College of Education.