Faculty Promotions

Dr. Donal Mulcahy, Dr. Ali Sakkal, and Mr. Brian Calhoun all received promotions this week. Dr. Mulcahy was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Sakkal was promoted to Associate Teaching Professor. Mr. Calhoun was promoted to Associate Professor of the Practice. Congratulations to these three outstanding teacher-scholars on their well-deserved accomplishments. https://education.wfu.edu/about…/faculty-and-staff-profiles/


Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Mary Lynn Redmond, who was honored with the 2019 Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) Founders Award. The award is presented to a member who has made significant contributions to SCOLT throughout a number of years and who exemplifies the spirit and ideals of the founders of the organization. https://www.scolt.org/index.php/awards/founders-award

Maker Culture

Dr. Colleen Fitzpatrick’s elementary education students recently implemented Maker Culture to demonstrate aspects of the social studies curriculum. Students were tasked with visually representing what they learned throughout the semester out of household trash. Descriptions of projects: 1. George is the model social studies student. Resting on the five disciplines of social studies, he has […]

edCamp336 2019

edCamp336 is less than three weeks away on Saturday, March 23, 8:30-12:30, at Wake Forest University. This event is free to all current and future K-12 teachers and administrators. It is co-sponsored by our friends at Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Learn more at and register to attend at http://bit.ly/edcamp336.

Grad Students Present at NCTE Conference

Wake Forest English education graduate students presented at multiple sessions on the weekend of November 16 at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention in Houston, Texas. Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown, current and former graduate students presented at an American literature session entitled “Eight Great American Poets Who Inspire […]