Crystal Espey Named Coordinator of Teaching Fellows at NC State Program
Crystal Espey ’11, ’18 MSA is the coordinator of the N.C. Teaching Fellows at NC State program, effective Aug. 13. She’s a former N.C. Teaching Fellow who previously taught high school math in Wake County for six years. She also earned a Master of School Administration from the NC State College of Education.
NPR: Now It’s North Carolina Teachers’ Turn: How Did We Get Here? What’s Next?
About the March For Students and Rally For Respect, Assistant Dean Michael Maher tells NPR: "It comes down to priorities, right? How we want to invest in education going forward? What do we really want to invest in in this state? How can we make the best possible decisions? And I think that is also one of these things that's getting lost in kind of the back and forth is that this isn't only about teachers. It's about kids."
NPR: Before They Walk Into A Classroom, These New Teachers Will March On The N.C. Capitol
Last week, teachers-to-be WinnieHope Mamboleo and Cristina Chase Lane marched across the graduation stage at North Carolina State University. This week, they'll be marching with future colleagues at the state capitol in Raleigh, asking for better pay and better school funding.
College Magazine Ranks NC State No. 9 in Nation for Education Majors
College Magazine lists NC State University as one of the 10 best colleges for education majors in the U.S. in rankings the publication released Dec. 12. NC State is ranked No. 9 in the nation, and is the only school in North Carolina included on the list.
Michael Maher Elected to AACTE’s Board of Directors
Assistant Dean Michael Maher's tenure as a member on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) begins March 1, 2018.
Applications Open for N.C. Teaching Fellows Program
Students accepted into the program will receive up to $8,250 per year in forgivable loans if they commit to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math or special education in the North Carolina public schools. Applications close Jan. 16, 2018.
NC State College of Education Selected to Host N.C. Teaching Fellows Program
The N.C. Teaching Fellows Program, which returns in 2018-19, will recruit, prepare and support students attending North Carolina's top education programs for preparation as highly effective STEM or special education teachers in the state's public schools.
EdNC: What Does It Mean to be an ‘Effective’ Teacher Preparation Program?
Our obligation is to prepare the very best teachers for our state, so how do we know if we're doing that? Michael Maher asks in a piece he wrote for EdNC. Maher is the assistant dean for professional education and accreditation at the NC State College of Education and a member of the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.
Applications Open for TIP Teaching Scholars Award Program
A new program designed to create a teacher pipeline for rural and semi-rural areas in North Carolina is now accepting applications from NC State juniors or seniors who will complete their student teaching during the 2018-19 academic year.
N&O Editorial Board: NC State Steps Up for Rural Schools, Teachers
Our new TIP Teaching Scholars Award Program "is a grand example of how a public university does something, really does something, to help people in the state, and areas of the state, that need that help," writes the Raleigh News & Observer's editorial board.