Alumni Return to Campus for ETLN 2014 Conference

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 […]

Outreach for Local School District

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond and Tracy Stegman at GCS Right Start

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 […]

The Department of Education Welcomes New Faculty

The Department of Education is pleased to welcome several new faculty this year!  Alan Brown will be the Department’s new English content area specialist. Michael Peterson joins us as a Visiting Instructor, and will teach the Science content area courses. Leslie Baldwin will join us as a Visiting Instructor, teaching EDU 307, “Instructional Design, Assessment, […]

Department of Education Co-sponsors Presentation by Washington Post Education Columnist Jay Matthews on March 7th

The International Baccalaureate Schools of North Carolina and Wake Forest University would like to invite you to attend the 7pm lecture on March 7th by The Washington Post education columnist, Jay Mathews. Jay Mathews is the author of multiple books including Supertest: How the International Baccalaureate Can Strengthen Our Schools, Escalante: The Best Teacher in […]

Emerging Teacher Leaders Network Conference Helps Recent Alumni in Their First Two Years of Teaching

The Department of Education is proud to host the 2012 Emerging Teacher Leaders Network (ETLN) Conference starting today, and continuing tomorrow. The ETLN is designed as a way for recent alumni to reconnect with the faculty of the Department and other recent alumni, to share what they’ve learned, and bolster their professional development with seminars  […]

New Zealand Partnership Featured in the Local News

Two Elementary Education student teachers from the Department of Education were recently featured in several local news venues for their participation in an international exchange this semester. Laura Mayerchak and Caroline White spent the fall semester working in Meadowlark Elementary School classrooms and helped facilitate an informational exchange with students at Pt. England Primary School […]

Students and Faculty Present at 2011 NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Greensboro

Mathematics Education Students at NCCTM 2011

Mathematics education students and faculty presented at the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics(NCCTM) Annual Meeting in Greensboro on October 27, 2011. “GeoGebra is Golden” was the title of the presentation, which addressed the use of technology in meeting the goals of the Common Core State Standards. Participants included Caroline Ewald, Anna Hester, Samantha […]

Department of Education Hosts FLANC Workshops

The Department of Education and Museum of Anthropology hosted four workshops for the annual conference of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, October 13-15.  Attendees participated in technology-based sessions related to K-12 foreign language instruction and learned about the Museum’s resources including the on-line database of artifacts. Technology renewal credits available for teachers! The […]

Four New Faculty Members Join Department of Education

The Department of Education is happy to introduce four new faculty members to the department this year. Donal Mulcahy joins the department as an Instructor and will be teaching EDU 201, Foundations of Education, and EDU 311, Educational Psychology. Sandy Sikes joins the department as a Clinical Visiting Instructor and will be teaching our field […]