Education

WilmU on the Frontline of Thought in Education

WilmU on the Frontline of Thought in Education

The annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) is the nation’s largest and most prestigious conference for institutions of higher education offering education degrees. Representing Wilmington University were Dr. Rob Rescigno, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Dr. John Gray, Dean of the College of Education, who were among several thousand educators intent […]

WilmU Alum is Maryland Superintendent of the Year

WilmU Alum is Maryland Superintendent of the Year

Dr. John B. Gaddis, superintendent of Somerset County Public Schools, has been named Maryland Superintendent of the Year. He has served in public education for 30 years and earned his Ed.D. from Wilmington University in 2005. He was awarded the prestigious Wilmington College Trustee Award for Service at commencement. The Superintendent of the Year is […]

Another Alumna in School Leadership Role

Another Alumna in School Leadership Role

Dr. Taryn Fletcher is the new deputy superintendent of schools for Camden, New Jersey. As the second in command, she is overseeing academic programming for the city’s public schools. Dr. Fletcher has deep roots at Wilmington University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in primary education, a master’s degree in education school leadership and a doctoral […]

Delaware Counselor of the Year: A Game Changer

Delaware Counselor of the Year: A Game Changer

Laura Malmstrom, a Wilmington University alumna and adjunct faculty member, is the 2018 Delaware Counselor of the Year. For the past 12 years, she has served as school counselor at Sarah Pyle Academy in Wilmington, a designated breakthrough school which focuses on the needs of students who have not succeeded in traditional educational settings and […]

Education Expertise in Excellence

Education Expertise in Excellence

A nationally recognized expert in curriculum and assessment has worked with Wilmington University’s Special Education Program Review and Development group, as part of WilmU’s commitment to revising and improving special education programs.

Dr. Curtiss at Harvard

Dr. Curtiss at Harvard

Dr. Pam Curtiss spent two weeks at Harvard working with a group of professors and practitioners in a major study that uses videotaping to improve teacher performance in the classroom.

WilmU at the ‘Hill’

WilmU at the ‘Hill’

Dr. Olivia D. Roane, assistant chair of Graduate Teacher Preparation Programs for the College of Education-Graduate, got a lesson in advocacy and politics during “A Day on Capitol Hill.”

COE Receives National SEED Grant

COE Receives National SEED Grant

The College of Education is one of just four teacher-preparation institutions in the country to be awarded a competitive SEED grant. SEED stands for Supporting Effective Educator Development and is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education. The grant awards the COE up tp $500,000 to support teacher preparation in conjunction with the college’s innovative […]