English Education Graduate Students Present at NCTE 2014

WFU English Department faculty, current students and alumni at NCTE conference supper.

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 […]

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond presides over the 2014 ACTFL conference

Upper Left: Robbie Richwine, Leslie Baldwin, Greg Williams Lower Left: Kristin Davin, Katie Jolly with keynote speaker Annie Griffiths Right: Mary Lynn Redmond, Carey Gates

Mary Lynn Redmond is ACTFL 2014 president.  Featured here are alumni who attended the 2014 conference in San Antonio.                  

WFU in Top Ten Nationally for Highest Paid Education Graduates

WFU Education Department logo

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 […]

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 wfutaughtme.weebly.com website […]