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 […]

Outreach for Local School District

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond and Tracy Stegman at GCS Right Start

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni from the Department of Education at Wake Forest University spent a morning with new teachers from Guilford County Schools on Tuesday, August 13th, in support of their annual GCS Right Start program held at the Laughlin Professional Development Center. The Department of Education members provided refreshments and engaged new teachers […]

Activist Teachers

Students, faculty and alumni protesting education legislation

Several students, faculty members and alumni from the Wake Forest Teacher Education Program participated in the Moral Monday for Education in Raleigh on July 29. Supporters were there to advocate for teachers and public schools in North Carolina and to oppose recent budget actions by the state legislature.  Major issues include funding vouchers for private […]

2013 Graduating Class Profiles – Tiffany Newsome

Tiffany Newsome (’13) was recently profiled on the Wake Forest University News Service site as part of their student profiles of the 2013 graduating class. Full article at the WFU News site

2013 Jerry A. Hall Award Recipients


  The Education Department’s 2013 Jerry A. Hall Award recipients are Virginia McMillian (Elementary Education)  and  Tiffany Newsome (Secondary English Education).  The awards are given each year for excellence in student teaching. The presentation will be at the College Honors and Awards Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 19th at 2:00 p.m. in Brendle […]

Monica Doyle (MTF, ’11) Named Rookie Teacher of the Year

Photo of Monica Doyle (MTF, '11)

Monica Doyle, first year mathematics teacher at High Point Central High School, has been named Rookie Teacher of the Year for Guilford County.  She completed the MTF program in August, 2012. See the full details on the Guilford County Schools website.  

Two Education Alumns Win Teacher of the Year Awards

Two alums of the Graduate Teacher Education program class of 2008 have been named Teachers of the Year. Lauren Brooks is a math teacher at Enloe High School in Raleigh,  NC.  She was recently named Teacher of the Year for Wake County. Heather Bulpett Wilson is a Social Studies Teacher at Cox Mill High School […]

Laura Bilton and Jon Williams Receive 2012 Waddill Excellence in Teaching Award

The Wake Forest University Education Department is proud to present the 2012 Marcellus Waddill Excellence in Teaching Award to Laura Bilton (Elementary Education) and Jon Williams (Secondary Education)! Laura Bilton is a second grade teacher at Old Town Elementary School in Winston-Salem. She graduated from Wake Forest in 2001 with a degree in business and […]

Amy Allen Receives Teacher of the Year Award from Cedar Ridge High School

Amy Allen (MTF, 2009) was awarded the Teacher of the Year award at Cedar Ridge High School, where she teaches Spanish, and is the chair of the World Languages department. Within four years of graduating from the Wake Forest Department of Education’s Master Teacher Fellows program, Amy has become the chair of the World Languages […]

Rebecca Koza, Nancy Davidson, Nick Corak, Julianna Sehy, Dino Mangano and Brian Wood Receive 2013 BTPDSF Grants

The purpose of the Beginning Teacher Professional Development Support Fund (BTPDSF) is to provide professional development grants to first year teachers who completed the Teacher Education Program at Wake Forest University. This year’s award recipients were: Rebecca Koza, Nancy Davidson, Nick Corak, Julianna Sehy, Dino Mangano, and Brian Wood.