Editorial: The Importance of Advanced Degrees for Teachers

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.

Serving and Supporting Public Schools

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 […]

Support for North Carolina 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 […]

Activist Teachers

Students, faculty and alumni protesting education legislation

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 […]