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A principal with students at a public school in North Carolina.

Jun 29, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Developing North Carolina Early Grades Leadership Collaborative to Help Principals Better Serve Pre-K-3 Students

Early findings show that while elementary school leaders in North Carolina are supportive of early education programs in their schools, they do not have sufficient knowledge or engagement with the standards and evidence-based practices to support them, according to research from Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake. 

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. 

Professor Timothy Drake in a classroom.

Nov 30, 2021

AACTE: Gaps in the Journey to Becoming a Principal

In this podcast, Assistant Professor Tim Drake discusses what the research says about what the gaps between “learning” and “doing” are and how to address them. 

Tim Drake walking with student

Nov 12, 2021

WHQR: Teacher Morale is Sinking in New Hanover County. It’s Not Just the Pandemic to Blame

Assistant Professor Timothy Drake discusses teacher morale and why it’s important for district leadership and administrators to support staff, and help them find moments of happiness. 

Nov 15, 2018

Education Week: Teacher Evaluations Have Dramatically Changed the Principal’s Job

How have multiple-measure teacher evaluation systems impacted the role of the school principal? Education Week cites a new paper -- co-authored by NC State Education Assistant Professor Tim Drake -- that investigates if time-management challenges for principals lead to increased stress, turnover and burnout. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Nov 9, 2018

NC State Education Receives $7M+ in Research Grants Between July and November 2018

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,029,012 to support 15 research projects from July 2018 to November 2018. Read about the research projects the new grants will fund and how they will enhance education in North Carolina and across the nation.