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ECU College of Education alum, doctoral candidate named NC principal of the year
On: 14 May 2018 13:20
Press release from Public Schools of NC: Craven County School Leader Named 2018 Principal of the Year Tabari Wallace, a Craven County school administrator who helped boost student performance at two middle schools in his district, was named Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year at an awards luncheon today in Cary. Now principal of West Craven High School, Wallace was chosen from a field of eight regional finalists named earlier this year. Under Wallace’s leadership, Craven County’s Havelock Middle School and H.J. MacDonald Continue reading →

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Chambers named 2018 Carnegie Fellow
On: 07 May 2018 18:07
Dr. Crystal Chambers, College of Education Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for 2018. This prestigious award from the Carnegie Corporation of New York supports high-caliber scholarship that applies fresh perspectives from the humanities and social sciences to some of the most pressing issues of our times. Chambers was one of 31 fellows selected, and will receive $200,000 to pursue the research initiative that earned her this honor, “Rural Students and College Choice — An Exploratory Analysis.” The goal of Continue reading →

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Mursion@ECU grant applications now available for NC school systems
On: 03 Apr 2018 19:28
The East Carolina University (ECU) College of Education is pleased to present an innovative professional development experience for faculty and staff across the educational spectrum. Mursion is an immersive learning experience that provides participants with a safe space in which they can practice what they have learned in the classroom and throughout their careers with an opportunity to get direct feedback from virtual students, peers, and authorized observers. We are so proud of the work our 2017-18 Mursion@ECU grant recipients are doing, that we are Continue reading →

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Students focus on College Readiness
On: 29 Mar 2018 19:25
Dr. Matthew Militello, Wells Fargo Distinguished Professor in Educational Leadership, hosted a Community Learning Exchange with EJ Hayes Elementary School from Martin County at ECU Thursday, March 29. The 25 5th graders and their parents engaged in activities led by Militello, College R-E-D’s Travis Pickney, and EJ Hayes principal Dr. Larry Hodgkins. The exchanged focused on college readiness and College R-E-D’s 3 C’s: Cheerleader, Counselor, and Coach. The participants also toured campus and the ECU athletic facilities.

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College of Education alums honored with teaching awards
On: 23 Mar 2018 15:30
Two East Carolina University College of Education alumni were recently honored with teaching awards in North Carolina. Julie Brickhouse, a special education teacher at Wahl Coates Elementary School of the Arts, was named the Pitt County Schools Teacher of the Year on Wednesday, March 14, at Rock Springs Center. In addition to earning both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the ECU College of Education, Brickhouse has many other ties to the college: Serving as a part-time instructor in the adapted and general curriculum programs Continue reading →