Vasti wants to address the needs of special education students
In the future, graduate student Vasti Rodriguez hopes to educate college students about special education, conduct research and implement change. Rodriguez will couple the education received at East Carolina University with her experience in the education system in the Dominican Republic to become a great teacher.
Keith Parker ’08 ’10, social studies teacher at Southwest Edgecombe High School and COE history education BS and MAEd graduate, is the Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year and will be honored at the North Carolina Council of Social Studies Conference at the Council’s Annual Conference on February 20, 2014 at Greensboro’s Koury Center.
Please consider honoring recently retired or deceased faculty, former students, fellow faculty and staff members, and anyone dedicated to the field of education by inducting them into the College of Education 16th annual Educators Hall of Fame.
Jim Bearden and Adminta Coeyman have each made $5,000 gifts to the Educators Hall of Fame.
Bill and Betsy Baggett gave $25,000 to their existing scholarship fund that supports COE undergraduate students.
Bill and Stephanie Wester gave $20,000 to their existing scholarship fund that supports COE graduate students.
Martha MacDonald established a $25,000 scholarship in honor of her parents who were both educators.
Wayne Staton designated $75,000 of his estate to support the Ellen Boone Staton Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships to elementary education students in honor of Wayne’s mother.
Pat and Lynn Lane agreed to fund two $14,000 scholarships next year. Their scholarship recruits and retains teachers in eastern NC.
Julianne Mehegan agreed to fund four $2,500 scholarships each year for four years, totaling a $40,000 investment in our students.