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July 2020

REI completes final CLE at Pines Elementary

The Rural Education Institute faculty members conducted their final Community Learning Exchange (CLE) at Pines Elementary School in Washington, N.C., in conjunction with the school’s 5th-grade Graduation Drive-by Celebration on […]


January 2020

REI works with nonprofit professionals on self-care, cause selling

Nonprofit professionals work hard every day with limited resources which can result in burnout if they do not embrace self-care and the organization does not nurture a culture of well-being […]


Stay up to date with TPRE; submit manuscripts

Theory & Practice in Rural Education has published its second issue called “Co-Teaching in Rural Contexts: Exploring Collaboration in the Classroom.” This issue explores the use of co-teaching in ways […]


REI has strong showing at NREA 2019

The Rural Education Institute (REI) supported a group of 10 rural educators in attending the National Rural Education Association (NREA) conference in Kentucky during the fall 2019 semester. The group […]


October 2018

Know a Teacher Who Deserves $50,000?

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 […]


September 2018

Strengthening Social and Emotional Development With Sanford

East Carolina University College of Education was invited to join the Sanford Education Collaborative (SEC), a network of universities committed to expanding a nationwide movement to create a new paradigm […]