Why I Chose Education

Mar 26, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Have Learned that Flexibility, Hard Work, Time Management and Helping Teachers and Students See Their Worth Can Lead to Rewarding Opportunities,’ Says Cherelle Sanders ‘11

Cherelle Sanders ‘11, a 6-8 math/science multi-classroom education leader at Martin Millennium Academy in Tarboro, N.C., wasn’t sure what career path she wanted to take when she graduated from high school. But she was inspired to pursue mathematics education by her high school calculus teacher, Mr. Bell.

Feb 26, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘My Parents Instilled in Me the Importance and Impact Education Has on Everyone’s Life,’ Says Teaching Assistant Professor Nolan Fahrer ‘09MS

Teaching Assistant Professor Nolan Fahrer ‘09MS shares why he chose education, how education influenced him and what he enjoys most about his job.

Jan 28, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘The Amazing Teachers I Had Consistently Encouraged, Pushed and Supported Me,’ Says Director of Advising and Recruitment Tremaine Brittian ’07MED

NC State College of Education Director of Advising and Recruitment Tremaine Brittian ’07MED shares why she chose education, how education influenced her and what she enjoys most about her job in the college.

Dec 14, 2019  |  Our People

Graduate Student Speaker Greg Cheney ’19PHD: My Deep Desire is to Assist Combat Veterans’ Transition to a New Normal in Order for Them to Experience Life in a Fulfilling and Meaningful Way

Greg Cheney '19PHD will deliver the Charge to the Graduate Students during the NC State College of Education's December 2019 Graduation Ceremony. He has served as an Army Chaplain for the past 16 years and is a licensed marriage and family therapist.

Nov 14, 2018  |  News

#ThankAnEducator: Honoring Educators Who Change Lives

We are devoting this season of giving thanks to express our appreciation to the educators who made a difference in our lives and who are transforming lives, schools and communities across North Carolina, the nation and the world. Join our #ThankAnEducator movement to receive a complimentary T-shirt and for the chance to be featured in a series of college-wide videos that will be shared far and wide. There are three ways you can participate.

May 21, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Patrick Holmes ’12 MSA

NC State College of Education helped Patrick Holmes '12 MSA grow in his understanding of school and instructional leadership so he could put his best foot forward as principal of South Elementary School in Person County, N.C.

Apr 24, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Manpreet Sandhu

Manpreet Sandhu began teaching immediately after graduating. See how NC State College of Education helped ignite Sandhu's passion for science.

Apr 20, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Andrew Wall

Pride for the NC State College of Education runs deep in the Wall family, including Andrew who teaches and coaches soccer at Mills Park Middle School.

Mar 21, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Eileen Casler

Eileen wants to inspire her future students. See how NC State Education is providing her with experiences to help her become a leader inside and outside of the classroom.

Mar 19, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Rebekah Davis

Rebekah started her career in education as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow in 1991. Read how NC State College of Education helped her continue to grow and thrive as a teacher through its program in Curriculum Studies.