Students and Faculty Present at 2014 NCETA Conference

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 […]

Welcome to New Faculty!

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 […]

“A Model Education”

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 Leslie Baldwin Named One of Triad’s Top 40 Leaders Under Forty

Headshot of Leslie Baldwin

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 […]

Alumni Receive Professional Development Support Funds for 2014

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 […]

English Education Program Annual Reunion Held at NCTE Convention

Members of the WFU Department of Education English program reunite with colleagues at the annual NCTE meeting in Boston.

The Wake Forest University English education program held its yearly reunion as part of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) annual convention on Saturday, November 23rd in Boston, MA at Zocalo Back Bay Mexican Bistro.  Many current and former Wake Forest students gathered with Dr. Alan Brown, Dr. Joe Milner, and Dr. Joan […]

Dr. Scott Baker Receives Praise on #WFUTaughtMe Website

U.S. News and World Report magazine recently ranked Wake Forest University 11th in the country in its ratings of higher-ed institutions in terms of teaching quality. To celebrate this high ranking, the university has embarked on a “hashtag campaign” in which alumni are encouraged to post via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or through the website […]

Alumni Well Represented at 2013 FLANC Conference


The 2013 annual conference of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina was held in Winston-Salem, October 11-12. Ten alumni of WFU were presenters: Ellen Bailey (1995), Erin Bolden West (1998), Leslie Baldwin (1999), Krishauna Hines-Gaither (2003), Laura Levi Alstaedter (2005), Amy Talley (2006), Ashley Velazquez (2008), Greg Williams (2009), Maggie Pursley (2010), Sophie Bauers […]

Alumni News: Rookie Teacher of the Year

Guilford County Rookie Teacher of the Year Monica Doyle speaks out on teaching style and issues of education funding in North Carolina.  See story in Yes Weekly Magazine. Yes Weekly Magazine

Alumni News: Florida Superintendent

Nickolai Vitti who graduated from the MTF program in 2001 is having a very positive influence on Florida schools.  After teaching high school social studies for a few years in Winston-Salem and New York City, he earned his doctorate at Harvard University.  He has worked in several administrative positions in Florida.  He is currently Superintendent […]