headlines: Topic Areas Leadership & Professional Development

NC State Backs Effort to Advance Research on Women, Girls of Color

February 10, 2016  |  Nash Dunn NC State is part of a growing national initiative to advance research on women and girls of color. By joining the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research, the university has committed to supporting its existing research about women and girls of color while also developing new opportunities for scholarly… Read More

State Department Taps Security Policies Expert for Jefferson Fellowship

January 15, 2016  |  Nash Dunn Kathleen Vogel, an associate professor of political science and the director of NC State’s Science, Technology and Society program, will spend the next academic year helping advise federal officials in Washington. The U.S. Department of State recently named Vogel to its 12th class of Jefferson Science Fellows, a group… Read More

Creating an Ultimate Community Partnership

The following is excerpted from this article written by Erin Kidd. The road between Raleigh and Rutherford County may have gotten shorter as educators and staff from NC State University toured parts of Rutherford and Polk counties as part of a “Connecting in North Carolina” (mini CINC) tour. The university, through the office of Outreach… Read More

ASSIST Center Pre-College Education Outreach Program

The ASSIST Center has developed partnerships with 11 middle and high schools to enhance teachers’ engineering content knowledge and teaching methods, bring nanosystems engineering concepts into the classroom, involve high school students in ASSIST research, and thereby increase the diversity and enrollment of domestic students in university engineering degree programs.

Digital Learning Collaborative

The Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC) promotes pedagogical shifts in digital learning environments in order to inspire, innovate and educate. We engage educators at all levels to provide innovative approaches to support digital learning and teaching. Our work addresses three core areas: State and District-wide Digital Transition Planning, Leadership Team Coaching, and Professional Development.

Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Ed)

Massive Online Open Courses for Educators, or MOOC-Eds, are professional development experiences that will engage you in new technology-enabled learning opportunities that are becoming widely used for both adults and students. Each of the MOOC-Ed courses will include core resources and supplemental materials around a specific topic, while also allowing for a great deal of… Read More

Coming Soon: CINC 2015 Tour

2015 Mini Connecting in North Carolina (CINC) Faculty/Staff Development Tour May 13 – 14, 2015 (Tentative)   So, what are the tour plans for May, 2015?  Will the bus travel to the east, to the south, to the north, or to the west?  Who knows at this point?  No one, not really!  Typically, we begin… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 4: Carver Machine Works

This is part four of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 4 of the Series: Carver Machine Works After eating a delicious lunch in historic Bath, NC, and listening to a presentation by Mr.Barry Nash with the NC State… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 3: Flanders Corporation

This is part three of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 3 of the series: Flanders Corporation  The visit with Davenport was a great shared experience for Mini-CINC tour participants to discuss as we rode to our next manufacturer, a… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 2: JP Davenport & Sons

This is part two of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 2 of the series: JP Davenport & Sons The first stop along the Mini CINC Tour took us off the major highway and past the seemingly endless flat… Read More

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