STEM at Wake

The Department of Education co-sponsored the STEM at Wake program on April 9 and 10, 2014.  This program brought in local high school juniors and also high school seniors already accepted to Wake.  Students toured science, math, and computer science labs and were encouraged to pursue STEM studies and STEM careers.  Dr. Leah McCoy participated […]

2014 Hall Award Winners

The Department of Education’s 2014 Jerry A. Hall Award recipients are Jatnna Acosta (Elementary Education), Troi Hicks (Secondary Social Studies) and Kathryn Norcross (Secondary Math). 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 18th at […]

Morgan O’Leary, Kelsey Rector, and Alec Wasilewski Receive the 2014 Memory Scholarship

Professor Jasper L. Memory, Jr., served Wake Forest University from 1929 until 1971, completing his career as Chairman of the Department of Education.   To honor Professor Memory and to further the cause of education, his family and friends created a scholarship fund. Scholarships are awarded each year to Junior students in the Department of […]

Department of Education Launches New Minor at Careers in Education Symposium

The Department of Education is pleased to invite you to the launch of their new minor in “Schools, Education, and Society” at the Careers in Education Symposium on Wednesday, February 26th, from 4-5:30 in Tribble Hall, room B216. Join us and learn how this program can provide a pathway to various careers in the field […]

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 […]

Alumni Return to Campus for ETLN 2014 Conference


The Department of Education hosted its 11th annual Emerging Teacher Leaders Network (ETLN) conference on January 17th/18th on the campus of Wake Forest University. Each year, the ETLN conference invites graduates—first, second, and third year teachers—back to Wake Forest to celebrate their accomplishments, visit with peers and instructors, and consider new ideas for supporting classroom […]

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 […]

Professional Development Courses for Inservice Teachers

Wake Forest University offers several summer courses which may be of interest to local K-12 teachers. Please download the PDF of WFU Summer courses for teachers for more details.

The Department of Education Welcomes New Faculty

The Department of Education is pleased to welcome several new faculty this year!  Alan Brown will be the Department’s new English content area specialist. Michael Peterson joins us as a Visiting Instructor, and will teach the Science content area courses. Leslie Baldwin will join us as a Visiting Instructor, teaching EDU 307, “Instructional Design, Assessment, […]

Department of Education Co-sponsors Presentation by Washington Post Education Columnist Jay Matthews on March 7th

The International Baccalaureate Schools of North Carolina and Wake Forest University would like to invite you to attend the 7pm lecture on March 7th by The Washington Post education columnist, Jay Mathews. Jay Mathews is the author of multiple books including Supertest: How the International Baccalaureate Can Strengthen Our Schools, Escalante: The Best Teacher in […]