Students and Faculty Present at 2014 NCETA Conference

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Students and faculty at 2014 NCETA Conference

Dr. Alan Brown, Dr. Joan Mitchell, and undergraduate and graduate English education students from the WFU Department of Education presented on Friday, October 10, at the annual conference of the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association (NCETA). Dr. Brown organized a roundtable session entitled “Exploring Diversity, Difference, and Social Justice through Multicultural American Literature.” During the […]

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Mary Lynn Redmond Named Teacher of the Year

Posted on: October 10, 2014

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond

The Department of Education’s is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond was recently named Teacher of the Year, Higher Education, by the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC), at their recent meeting on October 3, 2014. Dr. Redmond is the Coordinator of Foreign Language Education within the Department of Education, and also […]

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Welcome to New Faculty!

Posted on: September 26, 2014

The Department of Education is pleased to announce three new faculty members joining the Department this year. Dr. Sarah Fick joins the faculty as the new Science content area specialist. Dr. Fick graduated from the University of Michigan and will teach Secondary and Elementary Science Methods. Dr. Emma Thacker joins the faculty as a Teacher-Scholar […]

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Department Hosts Alumni Homecoming Event

Posted on: September 23, 2014

The Department of Education Alumni Reunion event in September 2014

In celebration of Homecoming the Department of Education hosted a reception for alumni, faculty and staff.  This well attended event offered a wonderful opportunity to gather and catch up with friends! Go Deacs!   Here are a few pictures from the event:

Constitution Day Speakers Coming to Campus September 17th, 2014

Posted on: September 17, 2014

The Departments of Education and Politics & International Affairs are co-sponsoring an event for Constitution Day: Citizens Shaping the Constitution.  Please join us Wednesday, 9/17 in Kirby Hall, B02 at 3:30pm. Guest speakers Lennie Gerber and Janet Joyner will discuss how they’ve played a role in determining constitutional meaning and how you can, too. Ellen “Lennie” Gerber […]

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Alumnus Adam Dovico Joins Department of Education Faculty

Posted on: September 7, 2014

Headshot of Adam Dovico.

The Department of Education extends a hearty Welcome Back to Adam Dovico, Class of 2004. After 6 years working as a classroom teacher in Winston-Salem and as a teacher and curriculum coordinator in Charlotte, NC, Adam took a coveted position teaching at the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. After two years there he assumed the role […]

Dual Degree – MDiv / MAEd

Posted on: August 15, 2014

A new Dual Degree Program will begin in Fall, 2014, offered cooperatively by the The School of Divinity and the Department of Education.  The innovative dual degree curriculum includes foundational requirements from both divinity and education, and will require seven semesters and two summer sessions to complete. Further information is available at http://college.wfu.edu/education/graduate-program/dual-degree-mdiv-maed/     […]

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Young Adult Literature Conference

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Alan Brown

Dr. Alan Brown from the Department of Education served as a keynote speaker at the first annual LSU Young Adult Literature Conference & Seminar in Baton Rouge, LA, on June 5, 2014. The title of his talk was “YA Literature in Nontraditional Classroom Settings.” Dr. Brown also led a week-long workshop on the topic of […]

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Annual Research Forum

Posted on: June 30, 2014

English Cohort: Andrew Waszkowski, Erika Bunpermkoon, Kate Youngblood, Jordan Daniels, Matt Koval, Dr. Alan Brown

The19th Annual Research Forum was held on June 26.   Seventeen graduating master’s students presented their action research projects in a Three Minute Thesis format. Abstracts will also be published in a Proceedings on the ERIC database.   http://college.wfu.edu/education/graduate-program/graduate-student-research/  

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New Graduate Students Begin Program

Posted on: June 10, 2014

On June 2, twenty-one new graduate students began their master’s studies in Teacher Education. Students are from seven different states and they are studying secondary and K-12 education.

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