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AMEXCAN
Counselor education program collaborates with AMEXCAN to provide college readiness tips
On: 13 Jun 2018 18:36
East Carolina University’s Counselor Education Program is collaborating with the Association of Mexicans in North Carolina (AMEXCAN) and this summer its students are working on a service learning project entitled, “Education Academy for Latino Parents and Students in North Carolina.” On May 19 and June 2, Dr. Syntia Santos-Dietz and her students visited the central office of AMEXCAN in Greenville and interacted with the local community. On May 19 students participated in a day with Latin American families in the region, observing and listening to Continue reading →

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Atkinson honored with Advocacy Award from United Way
On: 06 Jun 2018 16:00
Dr. Terry Atkinson, East Carolina University College of Education associate professor,  was honored with the 2018 Advocacy Award from the United Way of Pitt County. Atkinson, who serves as an associate professor of literacy studies, English education, history education, and reading education, received this award for her key role in fostering the development of the Literacy Coalition, the programs it has implemented, and all her efforts on behalf of early literacy in the Pitt County community. Drs. Atkinson, Kim Anderson, and Elizabeth Swaggerty are conducting a robust Continue reading →

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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 →

Teaching in Mursion
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 →