The Wake Forest University Department of Education hosted its 12th annual Emerging Teacher Leaders Network conference on January 16-17, 2015. Teacher education graduates in their first three years of teaching returned to Wake Forest to celebrate their accomplishments, visit with peers and instructors, and consider new ideas to support their classroom teaching and school leadership.
The Beginning Teacher Professional Development Support Fund provides professional development grants to first year teachers who completed the Teacher Education Program at Wake Forest University. This year’s award recipients were: Katherine Hall (K-12 Spanish), Jennifer Mastin (Secondary Math), Julie Ross (K-12 Spanish), and Kate Youngblood (Secondary English).
Six English education graduate students—Robby Ciarrocca, Quentin Collie, Rachel Koval, Stephen Langford, Julia Means, and Lindsay Schneider—and two English department graduate students—Bailey Pittenger and Laure Parkinson—presented their multigenre inquiry projects at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) on November 22 in National Harbor, Maryland. Current professors and instructors, including […]
Mary Lynn Redmond is ACTFL 2014 president. Featured here are alumni who attended the 2014 conference in San Antonio.
USA Today recently ranked Wake Forest University in the top ten nationally for the highest paid Education graduates. According to the article: “The average starting salary for an education graduate from Wake Forest is $41,000, while the average mid-career salary is $69,000.” In addition to the favorable salary range of its graduates, the article also […]
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 […]
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 […]
From a recent article in Wake Forest Magazine: Cecilia Silva (’74) builds bilingual school in Argentina based on Wake Forest A coastal city in Argentina may seem an unlikely place for a private school modeled on Wake Forest. But Cecilia Rapela Silva (’74) has built a thriving school in her native country based on what […]
Alumnus of the Department of Education Leslie Baldwin was named as one of the The Business Journal’s Top 40 Leaders Under Forty for 2014. Leslie is the Foriegn Language Program Specialist for Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools and has done a lot for the Department of Education at Wake Forest University since she graduated. She is […]
The Beginning Teacher Professional Development Support Fund provides professional development grants to first year teachers who completed the Teacher Education Program at Wake Forest University. Funds assist with Books, Conferences, Field Trips, Speakers, Teaching Supplies, Technology, Webinars and Workshops. This year’s award recipients were: Natalie Hartmann (Elementary Education), Meagan Hoglund (Elementary Education), Caitlin Boone (Secondary […]