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Feb 1, 2023

Doctoral Dissertation: Danielle Scharen

Danielle Scharen “Examining Elementary Pre-service Teachers’ Use of the Touch-Talk-Text Science Instructional Model: An Exploratory Case Study Analysis”. Under the direction of Dr. Sarah Carrier March 3, 2023, from 12:00… 

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Jan 26, 2023

‘Teach and Model an Open-mindedness to Competing Points of View:’ Associate Professor Paula McAvoy Shares Advice for Discussing Political Issues in the Classroom

Educators often wonder how they can discuss controversial political issues in the classroom or if these issues should even be brought up at all. NC State College of Education Associate Professor Paula McAvoy helped teachers address this question through a recent workshop entitled “Political Neutrality in the Classroom: What is it and Should I Value it?” 

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Jan 24, 2023

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from October-December, 2022

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. 

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Jan 24, 2023

NC State College of Education Awarded $26.9 Million in Grant Funding From October Through December, 2022

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $26,897,335 to support 11 projects from Oct 1 through Dec. 31, 2022. 

College of Education ranked #30 Beset Online Master's Program in the nation

Jan 24, 2023

NC State College of Education Ranked #30 in U.S. News’ Best Online Programs Rankings

NC State’s College of Education was tied at #30 in the nation in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Master's in Education Programs rankings. Nationally, the college also ranked #9 for veterans, and in speciality categories, #15 in Educational Administration and Supervision and #19 in Curriculum and Instruction. 

Jan 17, 2023

EdNC: Perspective | The Unethical Practice of Withholding Hard-earned College Degrees

College of Education doctoral student Jennifer Mann shares the story of a former student who has been barred from graduating with her bachelor's degree due to debt. 

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Jan 13, 2023

Chalkbeat: Book Challenges May Have ‘Chilling Effects’ on New LGBTQ Books in School Libraries, Study Finds

Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Paula McAvoy spoke with Chalkbeat about a new study out of Boston University that looked at book challenges in school districts and the effect they may have on library acquisitions. 

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Jan 11, 2023

EdNC: Respect Educators and Their Knowledge

"We owe it to educators (as well as all students) to ensure they feel the trust and respect they deserve," writes College of Education Dean Paola Sztajn in a Perspective published on 

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Jan 10, 2023

3 College of Education Students Selected to Join Inaugural Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship Cohort

NC State University in December announced the creation of the Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship, to provide funding support for graduate students whose research focuses on STEM or education. The inaugural cohort includes 30 doctoral students from seven colleges, including three students in the College of Education: Gordon Maples, Janell Miller and Cassie Rubinstein. 

Dec 21, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation: June Hurt

June Hurt “Perception, Agency, and Subversion: How North Carolina Gifted Education Teachers Deal with Lack of Diversity in their Gifted Education Programs”. Under the direction of Dr. Dennis Davis. January…