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Kehayes establishes Wellness Infusion Initiative at Wilson Community College
On: 16 Oct 2018 17:06
As the Educational Support Counselor in Student Development at Wilson Community College (WCC), Kate Kehayes connects students with the resources to support their academic and personal goals. Kehayes began working at WCC as an intern while completing her Masters in Counselor Education at ECU.  During her internship, Kehayes helped develop the Early Alert Referral System (EARS), which allows instructors to identify underperforming students for additional outreach by counselors.  Working with at-risk students helped Kehayes identify common challenges faced by community college students such as: transportation, Continue reading →

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Renee Fischer Named NCCTM Outstanding Mathematics Education Student
On: 13 Oct 2018 09:44
Mathematics Education student, Ms. Renee Fischer,  has been selected as the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ Outstanding Mathematics Education Student.  The NCCTM Special Awards Committee selected Ms. Fischer based on her commitment to mathematics education and all that she has done to support students at all grades in learning mathematics. The award celebration will take place at the NCCTM State Conference on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in Guilford C, Joseph S. Koury Convention Center, Greensboro.  Ms. Fischer will be presented with a Continue reading →

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COE Community of Scholars Visit Ron Clark Academy
On: 12 Oct 2018 17:30
ECU’s College of Education recently took 14 junior education majors to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta. All 14 students are four-year scholarship recipients in the college’s Education Community of Scholars.   The Ron Clark Academy is a nationally recognized, nonprofit middle school located in Southeast Atlanta. The Academy has received both national and international recognition for its success in educating students of vast multi-cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Daisy Carson Latham Scholar, Madison Williams, has been looking forward to this trip for three years. “During Continue reading →

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RESEARCH EMPOWERS PRINCIPALS
On: 10 Oct 2018 20:33
ECU research group studying effects of school leadership secures $9.7M grant A group of East Carolina University researchers studying the effects of school leadership have secured a five-year, $9.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The study is led by primary investigator Matt Militello, the Wells Fargo Distinguished Professor for ECU’s Department of Educational Leaderships in the College of Education. Militello is joined by co-investigators Len Annetta and Charity Cayton with the College of Education’s Department of Math, Science and Instructional Technology. “Innovate, Continue reading →

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Know a Teacher Who Deserves $50,000?
On: 03 Oct 2018 12:39
The Rural Education Institute partners with Sanford Programs to provide the Harmony anti-bullying program to students across our region.  Sanford Programs now wants to recognize and reward 50 of the nation’s top inspiring teachers – one from each U.S. state. The Sanford Teacher Award includes a gift of $50,000 for ONE selected winner and $10,000 for each of the remaining finalists! Nominating is easy – just click here. How It Works Click here to nominate an A+ inspirational teacher – it may even be yourself Continue reading →