Whether you are an experienced educator or new to the profession, we have a program that will help you leverage your passion in STEM to make a positive difference in the field of education. Here, you will connect research to practice and develop a mastery of your content area to transform the practice of teaching, learning and leading.
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We are state and national leaders in STEM education.
Producer of STEM Educators in N.C.
Producer of Doctorates in STEM Education in U.S.
in Education Research Activity in N.C.
The Think Tank
Made up of a diverse group of thinkers and doers, NC State’s STEM Ed faculty and staff are rich in the experience and knowledge that brings learning to life.
What We’re Up To
Our research tackles a variety of faculty and student interests and looks to solve some of the biggest issues facing educators and their students today.
“The opportunities within the NC State College of Education’s Department of STEM Education are wonderful and far beyond what I imagined when I applied to the program.”
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Jan 14, 2021
Scholarship Honors Legacy of an NC State Pioneer
The family of beloved former NC State administrator Jack Stewart has established a scholarship to help a new generation of passionate future STEM educators. Teaching Fellow Breanna Goins '21, who...
Jan 14, 2021
Zippia: Experts Weigh in on Current Job Market Trends
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., shares opinions on what aspiring graduates can do to start off their careers in an uncertain economic climate amidst the...
Jan 13, 2021
#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education Has Shaped My Passion to Learn. Whether it’s Reading or Writing, I Really Do Love to Learn,’ Says Kelly Fitzgerald ‘89
With a passion for mathematics, Kelly Fitzgerald ‘89 enrolled in NC State with the hope of becoming an engineer. He quickly discovered he had more of a “love for pure...