English Education Graduates Publish in Education Journals

Four English education graduates have published their action research projects or other scholarly works in state, national, and international journals in the past year. All four articles were co-authored by Dr. Alan Brown. Matt Koval published his action research in STEM Journal, an international journal that focuses on teaching English through media. The title of […]

Ali Sakkal and the Many Shapes of Jazz

Ali Sakkal, Assistant Teaching Professor of Education, will be giving the pre-performance talk at upcoming Secrest Artist Series performance featuring the Turtle Island String Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut. With a background in music, Dr. Sakkal will guide the audience through a listening session and conversation about the many variations of jazz. The Many Shapes of […]

Robert Lipsyte Visits Wake Forest

  The Department of Education is co-sponsoring a visit from Robert Lipsyte, an award-winning journalist, young adult novelist, and former ESPN Ombudsman. Students, faculty, and community members are invited to attend the talk entitled “Sports Matter, But Is Something the Matter with Sports?” This talk will be held on Tuesday, September 15, from 6:30 to […]

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 […]

Department of Education Sponsors New Little Free Library On Campus

The Department of Education is proud to sponsor the newest Little Free Library on campus, just outside Tribble Hall on Gulley Drive. (Look for the LFL near the benches outside Tribble Hall.) Read all about the new Little Free Library in this recent article in Inside WFU: http://inside.wfu.edu/2015/04/new-little-free-library-on-campus/

Award Winning Educator Visits Wake Forest

Kim Bearden, co-founder of the renown Ron Clark Academy and best selling author, will be visiting Wake Forest on April 22nd at 6:00PM.

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 […]

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.