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kay sumpter

Apr 27, 2022

Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ’22: ‘There is Nothing that Brings Me More Joy Than Being in Front of a Class and Teaching New Concepts That They Will Continue to Use Throughout Their Life’

When Kyanna "Kay" Sumpter came to NC State University as a Goodnight Scholar, she was looking for a community that would make her feel valued and a college that would prepare her to make an impact as a teacher. She found both during her time as a student in the NC State College of Education. 

Becky Dorman

Apr 27, 2022

Becky Dorman ’22MED: ‘I Want to Foster Change in My District and Learn How to Better Support All My Students’

Becky Dorman '22MED took advantage of the lessons she learned through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership to provide a unique Walk for Water learning experience to her students. 

Nina Schoonover

Apr 27, 2022

Nina Schoonover ’22PHD: ‘I Hope to Continue to Fight for More Equitable School Practices that Embrace Students’ Diverse Ways of Knowing’

As a former high school English teacher, Nina Schoonover ’22PHD always used the arts in her classroom. Now, as she graduates with her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Science in the literacy and English language arts program area of study, she will use her knowledge to conduct equity-focused research in her home state of Virginia. 

Maria Coady

Apr 27, 2022

Maria Coady Named NC State College of Education’s Inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity

Maria Coady will join the NC State College of Education as the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity, effective Aug. 16, 2022. The endowed Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity was established with a $1.5 million gift from Ann and Jim Goodnight to attract a field-leading faculty member to advance the college’s commitment to equity and educational impact through groundbreaking research, teaching and service. 

Researchers working with robot

Apr 22, 2022

NC State College of Education Awarded $2.5 Million in Research Funding From October 2021 Through March 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 $2,503,821 to support 10 projects from Oct. 1, 2021, through March 31 2022. 

stack of books

Apr 20, 2022

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from January-March, 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. Take a look at a selection of presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from January through March 2022. 

The Literacy Space

Apr 18, 2022

College of Education Scholars Highlight What Teachers Know About Reading Instruction, Comprehension Through Recent Publications

Faculty members in the NC State College of Education have co-authored a series of new papers that focus on what teachers know about literacy instruction and take an asset-based approach to professional development. 

Norman Arthur Sprinthall

Apr 7, 2022

Remembering Former Counselor Education Department Head Norman Sprinthall

NC State College of Education Professor Emeritus Norman Arthur Sprinthall — a widely regarded expert in educational psychology who lived out his vision that “service is the essence of living” — passed away on March 8, 2022. Sprinthall is a former department head of counselor education who retired from the College of Education in 1995 after a 22-year career in higher education. 

Dream2B, a fraction game developed by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., using a National Science Foundation grant

Apr 6, 2022

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Shares Benefits of Inclusive, Game-Based Learning Through National Webinars

As she presents her work through two national webinars, Associate Professor Jessica Hunt shares about the importance of providing more STEM opportunities to students with disabilities and the benefits of game-based learning. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

Mar 31, 2022

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Receives New Leader Award from The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray has received the New Leader Award from The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology, in recognition of his contributions to the field.