Welcome to our 2021 graduate student cohort, pictured here with Dr. Dani Parker-Moore in EDU 712: Learning & Cognitive Science. Currently they are spread out across the country, but here’s hoping we will be together one day soon at Wake Forest.
Congrats to our 2019/2020 graduate cohort, who finished their final summer class today! We wish it could have been in person, but we are excited for great things to come for these emerging teacher leaders. Thanks also to the EDU faculty who joined us.
The Department of Education was proud to support the Office of Civic and Community Engagement in planning their 11th Annual MLK Read-In Day in January. In 2020, 116 children participated along with 120 volunteers, including some of our very own graduate students, from Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State.
Congratulations to Sarah Sturdivant, English education graduate student, who was nominated as the Wake Forest University representative for the North Carolina Association for Colleges & Teacher Educators (NCACTE) Student Teacher of the Year Award. Sarah student taught at Mount Tabor High School this spring.
Congratulations, Class of 2020. This week we celebrate the accomplishments of our elementary education majors, secondary education minors, and Schools, Education, and Society minors. https://youtu.be/fga9HrjsN1U
Happy teacher appreciation week to our fall and spring student teachers, and thanks to the many amazing teachers and administrators in our local schools who support them throughout the year.
This fall semester we are excited to offer two sections of EDU 103a: Preparing for Community Engagement, taught by Shelley Sizemore, Director of Community Partnerships for Wake Forest University’s Office of Civic and Community Engagement.
Yesterday we celebrated our 2020 secondary education seniors and graduate students, who will begin their student teaching internships with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools on Monday. We wish them a wonderful spring semester with their students and cooperating teachers.
Undergraduates Taylor Crandall & Elijah Shalaway and graduate student Brandon Petras presented on Sunday at the annual “Future Is Now” session at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention in Baltimore. They were great representatives of Wake Forest University and the Department of Education.