Friday Institute Names 7 Superintendents 2017 Friday Medalists
The Friday Institute will present the 2017 Friday Medals to seven superintendents of rural school districts in North Carolina who have improved student learning and implemented digital-age approaches to teaching and learning.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch
Science educator and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.
Helping Social Studies Teachers Engage Students in Learning About World War I
Associate professor Meghan Manfra is helping teachers and students better understand the impact of World War I on North Carolina through curriculum resources she helped develop for the N.C. Museum of History’s interactive multimedia World War I exhibit that opened in April.
Exploratory Grants Generate Solutions
Faculty and staff can consider applying for a DELTA exploratory grant. Deadline for all DELTA grant applications is May 5.
Confrey Named 2017 AERA Fellow
Mathematics education professor Jere Confrey is the first NC State faculty member to be named an American Educational Research Association Fellow, the organization's highest honor for recognizing research contributions to education.
Great Schools Need Great Leaders
NC State wins a $5.6 million grant from the Wallace Foundation to train principals.
NSF-funded Afterschool Program Powering Up in Durham
Middle school students in Durham will have time to explore electrical engineering and computer science as part of a 3-year, National Science Foundation project NC State is leading.
Spotlight on College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz
Mary Ann Danowitz became dean of the NC State College of Education in April 2016. Danowitz, who served as interim dean since July 2015, joined the college in 2012. We sat down with Dean Danowitz to talk about her first year as dean, and her vision for the college’s future.
Fellowship Eases Financial Burden
The impact of fellowships and scholarships is made possible through the generosity of others. Ask Knightdale High School math teacher Nick Koberstein, recipient of a 2015 Moshakos Family Teacher Education Graduate Fellowship.
Closing the Gap
Two NC State programs aim to close the achievement gap between rural and urban schools. One helps rural high schoolers get to college. The other helps school administrators build their networks and skill sets.