STEM Education

Oct 18, 2019

STEM Education Researchers Gather at National Summit to Explore Next Big Ideas, Questions in STEM Education

On Thursday, Oct. 10, STEM researchers, policymakers and educators were given a forum to come together to discuss the definitions and implications of STEM at the National STEM Education Research Summit held at the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

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 […]

Oct 3, 2019

New Book Explores How Data Can Contribute to Inequity in Mathematics Classrooms

For many minority students, high performance doesn’t guarantee access to advanced mathematics classes. A new book from Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., Patricia Marshall, Ph.D., and Associate Dean Lee Stiff, Ph.D., explores how data and bias can lead to inequity in the classroom.

Sep 26, 2019

National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) Student Organization Meeting

Join Us to Talk About Teaching Science! Pizza and Drinks Provided! Learn more about: Promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. Acquainting pre-service teachers of science with the support resources and professional development opportunities available from […]

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 13, 2019

Chandler Henninger ’20: ‘Having the position of an educator in the 21st century is about inspiring students to reach their potential.’

Through the NC State College of Education and the Goodnight Scholars Program, Chandler Henninger '20, has learned to see the world from a different perspective. And that perspective has prepared him for his career as a high school mathematics teacher.

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 23, 2019

N.C. Teaching Fellow Caroline Alexander ’20: ‘The College of Education Has Completely Reshaped What I Believe a Teacher Should Look Like’

Caroline Alexander ‘20 came to NC State to major in engineering, but she soon discovered a passion for teaching.

Jun 14, 2019

Joe Busby ‘99EDD on Taking Inspiration From Other Educators

Joe Busby ‘99EDD -- a technology, engineering and design teacher at Panther Creek High School in Wake County -- explains why he “cried like a baby” when he was presented with the North Carolina Technology Student Association’s Influence Award honoring former NC State College of Education Associate Professor Richard E. Peterson.