Our Summer 2022 edition of Education Department News is now available. As we reflect on an outstanding school year, we are excited to welcome new staff, highlight teaching innovations and faculty achievements, and celebrate our graduates. Enjoy!
Congratulations to Dr. Hyunju Lee, our postdoctoral fellow in collaboration with the Program for Leadership and Character, who recently accepted an exciting postdoctoral fellowship in the John Martinson Honors College at Purdue University. We wish Dr. Lee the best, though she will be missed at Wake Forest.
WFU Education alum Josh Campbell, who teaches at RJ Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem and regularly works with our preservice teachers, has been selected to attend this year’s Supreme Court Summer Institute in Washington, D.C. Learn more at https://www.wsfcs.k12.nc.us/site/default.aspx?PageType=3…
Congratulations to Dr. Dani Parker-Moore, Dr. Adam Friedman, and Dr. David Hicks (their colleague at Virginia Tech), who were awarded a $25,000 Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) grant for their project “More than Just a Seat on a Bus: Rosa Parks’ Lifetime of Civic Action.” They will work directly with Wake Forest Freedom School students […]
Nathalie Davis Bennett (’05, BA in Elementary Education) was recently named Charleston County (SC) School District’s 2022 Teacher of the Year. She is a sixth-grade math teacher at Northwoods Middle School and has been an educator for 13 years, holding various positions in North and South Carolina. Watch the announcement at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKqfvi7LMGI. Congratulations, Nathalie!
Elementary education major Chanel Dawson is featured in this Winston-Salem Journal article on yesterday’s graduation. Congratulations to Chanel on an outstanding career in the classroom and in track and field.
Department of Education faculty are celebrating the class of 2022 today at Wake Forest. Congratulations to our graduates who will soon go out and change the world. #WFUGrad#GoDeacs
Today we celebrated our 2022 MAEd students who will soon become Wake Forest alumni. Congratulations to all of our graduates, and thanks to the numerous faculty, some of whom are pictured here, who came out to support them. #GoDeacs
Professor Brian Calhoun, Associate Professor of the Practice, is this year’s winner of the Excellence in Advising Award from Wake Forest University. Regularly nominated by students and peers for this award, this is a fitting tribute to an amazing mentor and the incoming chair of the university’s Committee on Advising.
We are excited to announce that Dr. Nikolai Vitti will be the speaker for the 2022 Wake Forest Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Hooding and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 14, at 3:00 pm in Wait Chapel. Three years ago, the 2019 graduate student cohort completed a summer leadership project with Dr. Alan […]