An Extraordinary 2018
The NC State College of Education had an extraordinary year in 2018. Join us as we look back at 18 things that happened in the past year.
NC State Education Hurricane Recovery Efforts
The NC State College of Education responded to the aftermath of Hurricanes Florence and Michael by offering multiple ways of support -- to students and partner school districts across North Carolina. Among the efforts were a book drive and emergency student support fund.
Helping Students Recover from Hurricane Florence
The NC State College of Education is helping students directly impacted by Hurricane Florence through the Gerald Fund for Emergency Student Support. Clinical mental health counseling graduate student Jasmine Ambrose -- who recently moved to Jacksonville, N.C. -- is the first to receive funds to assist with immediate needs due to circumstances caused by the record-breaking storm.
Serving Others in Crisis and the Classroom
When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina in mid-September, Mary-Lynn Kebker ’17MED was ready to serve. The Wolfpack WORKS literacy coach and N.C. National Guard captain led and coordinated hundreds of first responders during and after the storm to help families trapped by rising water and serve those with some of the greatest needs.
With $28M+ in Grants Awarded in FY2018, NC State Education Faculty Set New Record
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded 44 research grants by external sources in FY2018 totaling $28,038,462. That is the most in grants awarded to faculty in a single year in the college’s 91-year history.
EdNC.org: Wolfpack WORKS: Literacy Support for Beginning K-2 Teachers
Through the NC State College of Education and N.C. Department of Instruction initiative, Wolfpack WORKS, over 100 first- and second-year K-2 teachers in 15 high-need districts will receive blended professional development, literacy-specific coaching, and literacy resources.
EdNC.org: Wolfpack WORKS Gets Ready to Bolster Literacy Efforts
In this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Paola Sztajn, NC State College of Education's associate dean for research and Innovation and co-principal investigator for Wolfpack WORKS. Wolfpack WORKS is an offshoot of the Read to Achieve program and will help first- and second-year, K-2 teachers better provide literacy instruction to their students.
Video: 5 Reasons Why We’ve Had a #LightItRed Capstone to Our 90th Year
We've had an extraordinary ending to the 2017-18 academic year, our 90th. See 5 things that have happened at our college over the past few months -- and why we're calling it a #LightItRed capstone to our 90th year.
NC State Education Receives $7.5+ Million in Research Grants Between April-May 2018
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,749,144 to support five research projects in April and May. In FY 2018, faculty have received $13,276,765 in awards so far.
EdNC.org: Superintendent Johnson Allocates Funds for Literacy Training and Coaching
During a press conference Monday, State Superintendent Mark Johnson said the Department of Public Instruction will partner with the NC State College of Education to help beginning K-2 teachers in 15 low-performing local districts in reading instruction. The program, called Wolfpack WORKS (Ways to Optimize Reading/Writing for Kids Statewide), will also use Read to Achieve funds and combines in-person coaching with NC State professionals and online training.