Faculty News

2007

George Noblit receives 2007 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

George Noblit, Joseph R. Neikirk Distinguished Professor of the Sociology of Education, received the 2007 American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics’ Choice Award for his book titled Late to Class: Social Class and Schooling in the New Economy.

Susan Friel receives Innovator Award

Susan Friel, professor of mathematics education in the School of Education, recently received the 2007 Innovator Award from the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM).

Judith Meece publishes third edition of adolescent development book

Judith L. Meece, professor and chair of Human Development and Psychological Studies, recently published the third edition of her book titled Child & Adolescent Development for Educators.

New book by Fenwick English combines science and art of educational leadership

Fenwick W. English, R. Wendell Eaves Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, recently published a book titled The Art of Educational Leadership.

Kenan Professor Emeritus James Gallagher receives world recognition

James Gallagher, who served on the faculty of the School of Education from 1970-98, was honored as a leader in gifted education by the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.

George Noblit receives Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

George Noblit, Joseph R. Niekirk Distinguished Professor of the Sociology of Education, received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring at the annual Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on May 12, 2007.

Gregory Cizek receives national award for dissemination of research to the public

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, has been selected as the recipient of the 2007 Award for Outstanding Dissemination of Educational Measurement Concepts to the Public, presented by the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME).

Gregory Cizek appointed to National Assessment Governing Board

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, was recently appointed by U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB).

Susan Friel to co-chair mathematics curriculum writing team

Susan Friel, professor of mathematics education and coordinator of the M.Ed. Program for Experienced Teachers, has been named co-chair of the K-5 writing team that will draft the revisions to the North Carolina State Mathematics Curriculum.

Audrey Heining-Boynton joins Spanish language commission, will lead Chinese delegation

Audrey Heining-Boynton, professor of foreign language education and English as a second language, has been appointed to the Spanish Language Commission on Best Practices, jointly run and operated by The College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program and the Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC).