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Memorial Belltower

Oct 26, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $6.8 Million in Research Funding From July-September 2021

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 $6,865,526 to support nine projects from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2021. 

NC State College of Education doctoral students lead a professional development workshop to help teachers bring lessons outdoors

Oct 21, 2021

Doctoral Students Stephanie Fiocca and Jill McGowan Help Elementary School Teachers ‘Turn Lessons Inside Out’ Through Professional Development Workshops

As elementary school teachers and parents, Stephanie Fiocca and Jill McGowan have always connected with their children through going outdoors. As doctoral students, they immediately gravitated towards one another when they were tasked with a project that involved creating a professional development opportunity for educators. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

Oct 21, 2021

Why is it Important for Students to Feel a Sense of Belonging at School? ‘Students Choose to be in Environments That Make Them Feel a Sense of Fit,’ Says Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

When students feel a sense of belonging in the classroom, it can increase their educational success and motivational outcomes in multiple ways, and teachers can help create this feeling of belonging by building connections between classroom and community, according to Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D. 

NC State College of Education doctoral student Laura Romeo

Oct 18, 2021

‘We Need to Support Our Students to Be Well Enough, Both Physically and Mentally, to Learn:’ Doctoral Student Laura Romeo Redesigns Elementary Education Course to Focus on Educating the Whole Child

Laura Romeo ’22PHD, a doctoral student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ elementary education in mathematics and science program area of study, is preparing pre-service teachers to address the needs of their students’ minds and bodies through a course she redesigned for the NC State College of Education’s undergraduate elementary education program. 

School girl thinking what to write on a blackboard.

Oct 14, 2021

Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Will Support Teachers to Bring Equitable Mathematics Instruction into Classrooms Through National Science Foundation Grant

Jonee Wilson, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, has watched countless hours of instruction from classrooms across the United States. But, she said, she and other researchers have rarely seen equitable mathematics instruction put into practice. She hopes to address this issue through a new four-year, National Science Foundation DRK12 grant. 

Photo of Meeting FACES event in Raleigh

Oct 13, 2021

FACES Program Hopes to Connect Families of Children with Autism to Resources, Each Other Through Community Events

Lonnie Manns ’20MAT, a student in the Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ educational equity program area of study and the graduate research assistant for FACES Parent Advocacy Program, is hoping to help build a stronger community for families of children with autism. 

stack of books

Oct 7, 2021

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from June-September 2021

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing topics and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from June through September 2021. 

Interim Dean Paola Sztjan

Oct 5, 2021

Interim Dean Paola Sztajn: “I Want to Help Keep the College Moving Forward While Strengthening a Few Core Values”

Paola Sztajn, a professor of mathematics education, began serving as the interim dean of NC State’s College of Education Oct. 5. In this interview, she talks about her role as interim dean, why she accepted the appointment, her leadership style, the biggest educational issues facing North Carolina and the role the College of Education plays in addressing those educational challenges. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

Sep 27, 2021

Outgoing Dean Mary Ann Danowitz: “My Hope is That We Will Never Waver from Being Deeply Connected to Our Land-grant Mission”

Mary Ann Danowitz, D.Ed., will step down as dean of NC State’s College of Education on Oct. 4 after leading the college through five-and-a-half years of unprecedented growth. Danowitz reflects on… 

Sarah Daughtry and her family on the Carter-Finley Stadium field after being named NC State's Family of the Year

Sep 27, 2021

Family of College of Education Senior Sarah Daughtry ’22 Recognized with NC State’s 2021 Family of the Year Award

Sarah Daughtry ’22 has spent her whole life watching NC State football from Section 30 of Carter-Finley Stadium, where her family has had season tickets for nearly 50 years. Recently, she got to see the stadium from a new perspective when her family was brought onto the field to be honored as NC State’s 2021 Family of the Year.