New Graduate Students Begin Master’s Program

Eleven new graduate students began the Master of Arts in Education program on June 1, 2015.  At the end of the 13-month program, they will be prepared to teach mathematics, French, Spanish, or social studies.    

Ali Sakkal and Jillian Correia Present their research at the Athens Institute for Education and Research in Athens, Greece

Dr. Ali Sakkal and Jillian Correia in Athens Greece at education conference.

Dr. Sakkal and his advisee Jillian Correia presented their research projects at the 9th International Conference on Sociology at the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) Conference in Athens, Greece this past week. ATINER is an independent world association of academics and researchers and is a truly international conference, with presenters coming from over 70 countries […]

Tanner DeBellis and Evelyn Perez Receive 2015 Memory Scholarship

Tanner DeBellis (Secondary) and Evelyn Perez (Elementary) are the 2015 recipients of the Jasper L. Memory Scholarship.

WFU Elementary Education Seniors Travel to the Ron Clark Academy

Elementary Education students visiting the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta

Where do you go when you want to see Disney World, Harry Potter, and amazing students, all in a school? For the Wake Forest Class of 2015 Elementary Education majors, it was traveling to the renown Ron Clark Academy (RCA) in Atlanta.

2015 Emerging Teacher Leaders Network Conference Supports Novice Teachers


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.

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 […]

Students Present at 2014 NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting

Students attending and presenting at the 2014 NCCTM meeting.

Mathematics education students and faculty presented at the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) Annual Meeting in Greensboro on October 30, 2014. The presentation was entitled “Big Connections in Good Problems.” It included problems about baseball, sprinkler systems, social media, and CSI math. Participants included Austin Love, Reema Doany, Thomas Flood, Kalyn Wyckoff, […]

Cross-Department Collaboration Helps Pre-Service Teachers Bring Shakespeare to Life

English Education students engage in activities to help them learn to engage their students more fully in Shakespeare.

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Alan Brown collaborated with Theatre professors Dr. Woody Hood, Dr. Brook Davis, and Ms. Leah Roy to help English education pre-service teachers consider active, learner-centered methods for engaging high school students in drama and, specifically, the works of William Shakespeare. The first workshop, led by Woody Hood, took place […]

Study Abroad Opportunity – New Zealand Summer 2015

Interested in Engaging in a Meaningful Experience “Down Under” Summer 2015? Join your friends and colleagues on an exploration of education, art, culture, and the well-balanced lifestyle of New Zealand. The trip will run from May 20 to June 19 and begin with a two-week stay in the Auckland area. Participants will explore Auckland on […]

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 […]