Dr. Alan Brown, assistant professor of English education in the Department of Education, recently published an editorial in the Greensboro News & Record on the importance of advanced degrees for teachers in light of recent policy decisions by state legislators. Read the entire editorial at the Greensboro News and Record website.
On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, Wake Forest University’s Institute for Public Engagement hosted their first Fellows and Friends Luncheon of the school year on the topic of serving and supporting our public schools. The event was hosted by Dr. Alan Brown from the Department of Education. The purpose of this event was to share information […]
The Department of Education would like to welcome two new faculty members, Dr. Geoff Price and Dr. Ali Sakkal. Dr. Price recently graduated from the University of Alabama and will be teaching EDU 307 and EDU 717, Dr. Sakkal recently graduated from the University of California-Davis and will be teaching EDU 201 and EDU […]
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 […]
On Sunday, August 4, Assistant Professor Alan Brown’s editorial in the Greensboro News and Record encouraging Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger to support public education was published. Read the entire article at the link below. Greensboro News and Record editorial by Dr. Alan Brown, “Public servants should be supporting education” Further support was voiced […]
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 […]
Professor Emeritus Herman Preseren, chair of the education department from 1975 to 1979, turns 100. Read the entire article here: http://magazine.wfu.edu/2013/04/26/celebrating-a-milestone-professor-emeritus-herman-preseren-turns-100/
Professor Joseph Milner was recently interviewed for a “Deacon Profile” in The Old Gold and Black. Read the entire article here: <http://oldgoldandblack.com/?p=31067>
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.
Two English education students from the Department of Education presented their work at a national conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the weekend of November 16, 2012. Tiffany Newsome, an undergraduate English major, and Michael Short, a graduate student in English education, presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of […]