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 […]
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 […]
Three English education graduate students from the Department of Education presented at the 2013 annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English on the weekend of November 22nd in Boston, Massachusetts. Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown and Dr. Joan Mitchell, these graduate students—Jordan Daniels, Erika Bunpermkoon, and Matt Koval—presented to rave […]
Mathematics education students and faculty present at the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) Annual Meeting in Greensboro on October 31, 2013. The presentation describes the use of Web 2.0 tools in planning lessons to meet the goals of the Common Core State Standards. Participants include Kristen McGahan, Kathryn Norcross, Nicholas Stewart, Allison […]
English education students from WFU’s Department of Education presented at the annual conference of the North Carolina English Teachers Association (NCETA) on Friday, October 11th in Wilmington, NC. Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown, the session was entitled “Teaching the Best Young Adult Fiction of 2012/2013” and featured Dr. Joan Mitchell as keynote speaker, […]
The 2013 annual conference of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina was held in Winston-Salem, October 11-12. Ten alumni of WFU were presenters: Ellen Bailey (1995), Erin Bolden West (1998), Leslie Baldwin (1999), Krishauna Hines-Gaither (2003), Laura Levi Alstaedter (2005), Amy Talley (2006), Ashley Velazquez (2008), Greg Williams (2009), Maggie Pursley (2010), Sophie Bauers […]
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.
Rebecca Koza, Nancy Davidson, Nick Corak, Julianna Sehy, Dino Mangano and Brian Wood Receive 2013 BTPDSF Grants
The purpose of the Beginning Teacher Professional Development Support Fund (BTPDSF) is to provide professional development grants to first year teachers who completed the Teacher Education Program at Wake Forest University. This year’s award recipients were: Rebecca Koza, Nancy Davidson, Nick Corak, Julianna Sehy, Dino Mangano, and Brian Wood.
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 […]
Mathematical Practice: Procedures and Understandings North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Greensboro, NC, October 26, 2012 A collection of webquests utilizing real world applications that will enable the high school teacher and student to focus on procedural skill and conceptual understanding, while connecting reasoning and sense making with the mathematical content. Disaster Zone Allison […]