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 […]

Constitution Day Speakers Coming to Campus September 17th, 2014

The Departments of Education and Politics & International Affairs are co-sponsoring an event for Constitution Day: Citizens Shaping the Constitution.  Please join us Wednesday, 9/17 in Kirby Hall, B02 at 3:30pm. Guest speakers Lennie Gerber and Janet Joyner will discuss how they’ve played a role in determining constitutional meaning and how you can, too. Ellen “Lennie” Gerber […]

Dual Degree – MDiv / MAEd

A new Dual Degree Program will begin in Fall, 2014, offered cooperatively by the The School of Divinity and the Department of Education.  The innovative dual degree curriculum includes foundational requirements from both divinity and education, and will require seven semesters and two summer sessions to complete. Further information is available at http://college.wfu.edu/education/graduate-program/dual-degree-mdiv-maed/     […]

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 […]

Price Receives Dissertation Award

Dr. Geoff Price with his advisor and dissertation chair at the University of Alabama.

Dr. Geoff Price, Visiting Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology, received the M. Ray Loree Most Outstanding Dissertation Award during an Honors Day ceremony on April 4, 2014 at The University of Alabama. Dr. Price’s dissertation, Determining the Impact of the Integrated Triadic Model on TPACK Development in Preservice Teachers, examined how learning experiences in a […]

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 […]

“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 […]

After School Program Uses Sports To Help High School Students Build Essential Literacy Skills

A recent article by the WFU News Center highlights a weekly after-school sports literacy program led by Dr. Alan Brown, Assistant Professor of English Education, and Jordan Daniels, a graduate student in English education. This program takes place at Southwest Guilford High School in High Point, North Carolina, and utilizes sports-related young adult literature to […]

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 […]