Teacher Preparation and Retention
The Lander Center for Educational Research welcomed its fifth cohort of the Holmes Scholars on October 10. Join us for the Fall 2023 Holmes Scholars Forum!
About the Presenter:
Dr. Erin Thomas Horne is the Assistant Dean for Professional Education and Accreditation in the NC State University College of Education. A native of Garner, North Carolina, she earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees in Elementary Education Curriculum from Campbell University. In 2010, she earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Curriculum and Developmental Supervision from NC State University.
Erin began her teaching career in Wake County Public Schools, teaching 4th grade. In 2003, she was named one of Wake County’s First Year Teachers of the Year. While in the classroom, she earned National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist. Her teaching has continued at NC State as a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences. In this role, she manages the undergraduate core courses program and teaches graduate courses in curriculum theory, assessment, and supervision. Her research focuses on the areas of teacher preparation, beginning teacher induction and retention, and accreditation.