STEM Education

Apr 16, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Receives 2019-20 Outstanding Teacher Award

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch initially thought she would one day become a lawyer, but decided she could have a greater impact as an educator. She was able to see the impact she has had on College of Education students as the winner of the Outstanding Teacher Award.

Apr 10, 2020

Virtual Dinners Bring Teaching Fellows Together for Learning, Community

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit, Teaching Fellows Coordinator Crystal Espey ‘11, ‘18MSA knew she needed to maintain the Teaching Fellows’ sense of community. So, she moved their Monday forum sessions online and transformed them into virtual dinners.

Apr 3, 2020

My Student Experience: 21 NC State College of Education Students Travel to Eastern North Carolina as Part of We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip

Twenty-one undergraduate students from the NC State College of Education spent part of their Spring Break in Eastern North Carolina touring schools, observing classrooms and meeting with administrators as part of the college’s We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip.

Mar 31, 2020

Engineering and Technology Education Doctoral Student John Howe ‘21EDD Accepted to NC State’s Preparing the Professoriate Program

Engineering and technology education doctoral student John Howe ‘21EDD has been accepted as a 2020-21 fellow in the NC State Graduate School’s Preparing the Professoriate (PTP) program for doctoral and postdoctoral scholars pursuing careers in higher education.

Mar 26, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Have Learned that Flexibility, Hard Work, Time Management and Helping Teachers and Students See Their Worth Can Lead to Rewarding Opportunities,’ Says Cherelle Sanders ‘11

Cherelle Sanders ‘11, a 6-8 math/science multi-classroom education leader at Martin Millennium Academy in Tarboro, N.C., wasn’t sure what career path she wanted to take when she graduated from high school. But she was inspired to pursue mathematics education by her high school calculus teacher, Mr. Bell.

Mar 10, 2020

Jessie Taylor ’20: ‘I Am Not Only Prepared with Pedagogical Knowledge and New Skills, But I Know I Have a Lifelong Support System and Family that I Can Always Call On’

For as long as Jessie Taylor ‘20 can remember, she’s always wanted to be an engineer. But it wasn’t until she discovered the Technology, Engineering, and Design Education program in the NC State College of Education that she felt she found where she belonged.

Mar 10, 2020

Will Pequigney ‘20: ‘My Education Courses Have Prepared Me to Help Students and Perform My Job as a Future Educator to the Best of My Ability’

Will Pequigney ‘20, a double major in mathematics and math education, has always wanted to be an educator. But his attendance at the NC State College of Education’s EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education event inspired him to do more than just teach.

Mar 10, 2020

Sarah Brown ‘21: ‘My Field Experiences Have Exposed Me to Real Life Situations That I Would Not Have Been Able to Encounter in an Education Course’

Sarah Brown ‘21 always knew she wanted to pursue a career in the sciences, specifically in research. But it was through her experience as a molecular biology major where she discovered a passion for teaching. Now, she plans to become a high school biology teacher.

Mar 2, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘I Love Math and I Really Love Working with Kids. Teaching Gives Me the Best of Both Worlds,’ Says NC State Gymnast and Mathematics Education Student Hailey Mesmer ’20

As a member of the NC State gymnastics team, mathematics education major Hailey Mesmer ‘20 has used lessons learned from her sport to help her prepare for a career as a high school math teacher. And her student teaching experience confirmed her desire to teach.

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.