This is part of a “Meet Our Incoming Students” series in which the College of Education introduces some of its first-year, transfer and graduate students who will join us this fall.
The NC State College of Education expects to welcome over 390 new graduate students for the Fall 2021 semester. Meet three of them below and learn why they chose the College of Education and why they chose their areas of study.
Princeton, North Carolina
Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, hiking, reading, cooking, watching movies, crafting and DIY projects, and spending time with my friends and family
What is your educational background?
I attended Johnston County Early College through high school and for my associate’s degree. I went on to attend Partnership East through East Carolina University for my bachelor’s in education. I continued at East Carolina for my master’s in education and now I’m coming to NC State for my Ph.D.
What is your professional background?
I have worked at various elementary schools in both Johnston and Wake counties. I have worked as a Title I tutor, EC Resource Teacher, and 3rd grade teacher over the last six years.
Why did you choose the NC State College of Education?
NC State has always been a favorite of mine! I loved visiting campus in high school and thought that they had an amazing education program. My dad and I have always been huge…