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Teaching Fellows

Charles Kellon, right, stands next to Student Body President Timothy Reid

Feb 28, 2024

My Student Experience: Teaching Fellow Charles Kellon Grows Leadership Skills as NC State Student Government’s Director of Equity and Accessibility

After joining NC State Student Government as the College of Education student senator last year, Teaching Fellow and elementary education major Charles Kellon decided he wanted to engage the campus community on a larger scale, which is why he was excited when he was presented with the opportunity to become the student-run organization's director of equity and accessibility. 

Karina Lozana-Serrano with Assistant Professor Robin Anderson.

Feb 1, 2024

Walking Out My Dream: A Day with NC State’s College of Education

Karina Lozano-Serrano, a junior in high school and a prospective first-generation college student, recently visited NC State’s College of Education to observe a class; meet with faculty, staff, and students; and learn more about the teaching profession. She wrote this reflection after her visit. 

Jazhar Fields

Sep 13, 2023

N&O: NC Schools Have More Than 3,500 Teaching Vacancies. How Can the State Get More Teachers?

Jahzar Fields could have majored in business administration, psychology or any of a number of fields he had considered to get a high-paying job after he graduates from NC State University. Instead, Fields is an education major who plans to return to the Wilmington area to teach in a high-needs school to inspire other Black young people. 

Aug 17, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: 3 Of Our Newest Teaching Fellows

This fall, the NC State College of Education will welcome its largest class of incoming N.C. Teaching Fellows since the program was reestablished in 2018. Meet three of them. 

Dec 20, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘What You Do as a Teacher, as an Educator, is You Get to Make an Impact on the Lives of Others That Can Last Their Entire Lifetime,’ Says Bennett Jones ’14MSA, ’19EDD

After more than two decades as an educator in North Carolina public schools, Bennett Jones '14MSA, '19EDD is stepping into a new role as the director of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows program. 

Zainab Bhatti

Dec 8, 2022

Zainab Bhatti ’22: ‘I Have Always Had a Love for Teaching Others’

Zainab Bhatti was inspired by interactions with faculty and staff at the NC State College of Education to put in extra effort to empathize with her students and create relationships with them. She is now looking forward to getting into the classroom and inspiring her students to discover a love for science. 

Beth Rodgers stands with Cyndi Edgington and award plaque

Nov 23, 2022

Beth Rodgers ’22 Named North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Outstanding Mathematics Education Student

Beth Rodgers, a May 2022 graduate of the NC State College of Education's mathematics education program, has received the 2021 Outstanding Mathematics Education Student Award from the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 

Nov 3, 2022

Teaching Fellow Lara Cate Wright Selected for North Carolina Space Grant Scholarship

Lara Cate Wright, a junior elementary education major and N.C. Teaching Fellow, has been selected as a recipient of the STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship through the North Carolina Space Grant. 

College of Education student Kailey Rea works with students during a summer internship

Aug 12, 2022

College of Education Students Prepare for Future Careers Through Summer Internship Opportunities

Undergraduate and graduate students in the NC State College of Education had opportunities to engage in internships in North Carolina and across the country this summer. 

Jessica Richardson

Apr 27, 2022

Jessica Richardson ’15, ’22MSA: ‘I Chose Education Because I Believe That Each Student Deserves an Exceptional Education from Champion Teachers Who Advocate for Them’

When Jessica Richardson ’15, ’22MSA decided she wanted to grow more as an educator, she enrolled in the NC State College of Education's School Administration program. Now, as she graduates, she feels she prepared her for the next step in her career, where she will serve as an assistant principal.