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March 2024

‘When Sara Smiles’ program enhances K-2 literacy efforts, supports education students

A collaborative initiative between the East Carolina University College of Education and the local community offers financial assistance to education majors and literacy instructional support for local schools. The “When […]


February 2024

Alumni Spotlight: Tracy L. Cole

Hometown: Edenton, North Carolina Education/degrees: Bachelor’s of Science Degree-Elementary Education (UNC-Greensboro) Master of School Administration Degree (East Carolina University) Education Administration and Supervision Degree (East Carolina University) Why did you […]


Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Delilah Jackson

Hometown: Scranton, North Carolina Education/degrees: Bachelor of Science-Intermediate Education, Masters of Arts in Education-Administration and Supervision, Doctor of Education-Educational Leadership Why did you choose to become an educator? As I […]


December 2023

Belize study abroad expands students’ understanding of tropical ecosystems, climate change

Study abroad is an enriching experience for students of all majors and education majors are no exception. Last summer Dr. Tammy Lee and Mrs. Bonnie Glass, faculty in the science […]


Edmondson passionate about teaching, mentorship

A sense of community drew Charley Edmondson to East Carolina University. “I first came to campus in February of 2022 for my College of Education scholarship interview, and everyone was […]


September 2023

College of Education celebrates 2023 scholarship donors, recipients

The College of Education recognized 116 scholarship recipients receiving more than $681,000 in funding during its annual ceremony in September. “Education has been a focus of this university since its […]


July 2023

Partners in progress: Building teacher capacity in the pivotal early years

Contributors: Cameron Gupton, Bradley Sasser, Lisa Becker, Heather House The North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) is a leader in university-based induction support — a type of professional […]


June 2023

Pettigrew fosters growth, builds foundations in her elementary classrooms

Growth and learning are pivotal words for East Carolina University alumna Cameron Pettigrew. “One of my favorite parts about being a first-grade teacher is seeing my students grow and learn […]


November 2022

Elementary education students get first access to new TRC technology

Written by Ronnie Woodward A class session involving students majoring in elementary education was recently held at the Teaching Resources Center inside the main campus library, giving those ECU students […]


October 2022

ECU students receive Pitt County education scholarship

Pitt County Schools Educator Fellows Scholarship inaugural recipients are all current education majors at East Carolina University. Pitt County Schools started the program as part of a nationwide effort to […]