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Teaching Art From the Heart

WilmU master’s candidate named Delaware Art Educator of 2018 Art is an opportunity, says Elizabeth Eggleston, a teacher who’s studying toward a Master’s degree in Education at Wilmington University.”As an art educator, I want to open up new worlds for my students,” says Ms. Eggleston, a candidate in the degree’s Instruction: Teaching and Learning program.
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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. June Robinson is an…
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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. “Deliberate teaching is the only way to impact student achievement,” says Dr. Curtiss…
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WilmU Doctoral Student Leads New Education Office

When Delaware Gov. John Carney created the Delaware Department of Education’s new Office of Improvement and Innovation, he appointed WilmU doctoral candidate Dorrell Green to run it. Dorrell Green Governor Carney announces Selection to lead Department of Education’s new office of Improvement and Innovation. Green and his team will focus their efforts on supporting Delaware’s most…
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The Educator: Margie Lopez-Waite

This alumna is Head of School at Las Américas ASPIRA Academy. “As long as I’m head of this school, there will be a dress code.” Margie Lopez-Waite’s naturally cheerful mien hardens a touch when she speaks those words. Her stance on uniforms evolved from painful…
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From Pageant to Ph.D.

Brittany Lee Lewis, a former Wilmington University graduate student and faculty member, has been crowned Miss Black America in Philadelphia. She earned a master’s in Secondary Teaching from WilmU, where she graduated with a 4.0 grade point average. During her studies at…
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WilmU at the ‘Hill’

It was a productive day on Capitol Hill with the COE’s Dr. Olivia Roane. Dr. Olivia Roane, Assistant Chair of Graduate Teacher Preparation Programs Faculty from the College of Education at Wilmington University discuss the pros and cons of standardized testing. Dr. Olivia D. Roane, assistant chair of Graduate Teacher Preparation Programs for the College of Education-Graduate, got a lesson in…
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A Promising — and Practical — Path for Education Leaders

Wilmington University’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership expands to include concentrations in Teacher Leadership and School Leadership, making the program more practical for educators who want to lead — and remain at the school level. Educators want to lead, but they also…