Students Present at NC English Teachers Association Conference

On Friday, September 28th, secondary English education undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Education presented at a featured session entitled “Teaching the Best Young Adult Fiction of 2011/2012” at the annual conference of the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association (NCETA) in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown, students presented to a large crowd and received rave reviews as they connected young adult literature to classic texts, nonfiction titles, multimodal literacies, and other academic content areas.  Joan Mitchell, a former visiting professor in WFU’s Department of Education, served as the keynote speaker while Dr. Joseph Milner served as the reactant for the session. 

Students and faculty at the 2012 NCETA conferencePresenters (pictured from left to right) included Dr. Alan Brown, Beau Burns, Christina McClain, Kaylin Bugica, Caroline Fisher, Dr. Joe Milner, Michael Short, Professor Joan Mitchell, Sara Schubert, and Tiffany Newsome.