English Education Graduates Publish in Education Journals

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Four English education graduates have published their action research projects or other scholarly works in state, national, and international journals in the past year. All four articles were co-authored by Dr. Alan Brown. Matt Koval published his action research in STEM Journal, an international journal that focuses on teaching English through media. The title of […]

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Ali Sakkal and the Many Shapes of Jazz

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Ali Sakkal, Assistant Teaching Professor of Education, will be giving the pre-performance talk at upcoming Secrest Artist Series performance featuring the Turtle Island String Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut. With a background in music, Dr. Sakkal will guide the audience through a listening session and conversation about the many variations of jazz. The Many Shapes of […]

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Cooperating Teacher Honored at the White House

Posted on: September 9, 2015

Julie Riggins, a mathematics teacher at East Forsyth High School has been presented the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This is the highest honor conferred by the national government on science and mathematics teachers. She was one of two awardees in North Carolina and traveled to Washington this summer to receive […]

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Robert Lipsyte Visits Wake Forest

Posted on: September 8, 2015

  The Department of Education is co-sponsoring a visit from Robert Lipsyte, an award-winning journalist, young adult novelist, and former ESPN Ombudsman. Students, faculty, and community members are invited to attend the talk entitled “Sports Matter, But Is Something the Matter with Sports?” This talk will be held on Tuesday, September 15, from 6:30 to […]

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Lindsay Schneider wins NCETA Outstanding Student Teacher Award

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Lindsay Schneider, a 2015 graduate of the Wake Forest Master Teacher Fellows Program, will be honored on the weekend of October 3rd as the recipient of the Outstanding Student Teacher Award from the North Carolina English Teachers Association (NCETA). Lindsay student taught at R.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem under cooperating teachers Heather Wiley and […]

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New Graduate Students Begin Master’s Program

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Eleven new graduate students began the Master of Arts in Education program on June 1, 2015.  At the end of the 13-month program, they will be prepared to teach mathematics, French, Spanish, or social studies.    

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Ali Sakkal and Jillian Correia Present their research at the Athens Institute for Education and Research in Athens, Greece

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Dr. Ali Sakkal and Jillian Correia in Athens Greece at education conference.

Dr. Sakkal and his advisee Jillian Correia presented their research projects at the 9th International Conference on Sociology at the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) Conference in Athens, Greece this past week. ATINER is an independent world association of academics and researchers and is a truly international conference, with presenters coming from over 70 countries […]

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Department of Education Sponsors New Little Free Library On Campus

Posted on: April 28, 2015

The Department of Education is proud to sponsor the newest Little Free Library on campus, just outside Tribble Hall on Gulley Drive. (Look for the LFL near the benches outside Tribble Hall.) Read all about the new Little Free Library in this recent article in Inside WFU: http://inside.wfu.edu/2015/04/new-little-free-library-on-campus/

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Dr. Alan Brown receives 2015 Innovative Leadership award

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Dr. Alan Brown, Director of English Education, recently received the Conference on English Leadership’s 2015 Innovative Leadership Award for his work in the area of sports and literacy. He will be presented this award at the national conference in Minneapolis in November.

Kelsey Rector, Morgan O’Leary, and Alec Wasilewski receive the 2015 Jerry A. Hall Teaching Award

Posted on: April 10, 2015

The Department of Education would like to congratulate this year’s  2015 Jerry A. Hall Teaching Award recipients: Kelsey Rector (Secondary English), Morgan O’Leary (Elementary Education) and Alec Wasilewski (Secondary Social Studies). Dr. Donal Mulcahy will present the award to the students at the College Honors and Awards Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 17th […]