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New Pathways in Education Leadership

Candidates for an Ed.D. in Education Leadership now have three new pathways to the doctorate: Teacher Leadership, Building Level Leadership, and District Level Leadership. The new program is modeled after an approach derived from the work of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, whose principles sprang from a shared-knowledge network involving 100 graduate schools of education in the…
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12 WilmU Alumni Among Top 20 Teachers

The State of Delaware has honored 20 District Teachers of the Year, 12 of whom earned degrees at Wilmington University. Each received $2,000 at an award ceremony on Oct. 15 at Dover Downs, where they were congratulated by Governor John Carney, Senator Tom Carper and state…
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Fast-track Certification for Special Ed Teachers

Via an innovative partnership with Wilmington University, six special education teachers in Appoquinimink School District now have an additional certification in Autism/Severe Disabilities. The fast-track program, designed by Todd Hackett-Slimm, special education program…
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From WilmU to Top Superintendent

Dr. Carol Birnbohm, chief education officer at Lenape Regional High School District, has been honored as Regional Superintendent of the Year by the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Dr. Birnbohm leads a district of four high schools and one alternative program, with 6,800 students and 1,100 staff. In 2017-2018, the National School Public Relations Association selected her as a…
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Masters of Education

How five students turned homework into WilmU’s newest graduate degree Masters of Education From left: Dr. Kathi Brown, Marietta Dantonio-Madsen, Dr. Bryan Steinberg,Heather Horowitz, Dr. Nina Buchanan, Dr. John Gray, Christina Asroff, Pamela McGee Learning by doing is key…
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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…
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An Immersive Education for Student Teachers

Thirty-two students from Wilmington University’s College of Education have spent the entire school year as full-time teachers. Story by David Bernard Photos by Susan L. Gregg Thirty-two students from Wilmington University’s College of Education have spent the entire school year as full-time teachers. This in-depth, on-the-job learning has been an extraordinary opportunity for them, but this…
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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. Image courtesy Somerset County Public Schools/Joey Gardner He has served in public education for 30 years and earned his Ed.D. from Wilmington University…
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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…
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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 are in danger of dropping out. SPA combines…
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