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Filling the Teacher Pipeline

Student Titus Mims is a paraeducator at Seaford Central Elementary School. WilmU’s College of Education has created innovative solutions to resolve the statewide teacher shortage.  WilmU Elementary Education major and paraeducator Titus Mims stands out as he walks the halls of Seaford (Delaware) Central Elementary School.  One of only three men among the 30-plus teachers and paraeducators at…
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WilmU’s Year-Long Residency: Making Students Into Teachers

It’s been about a year since Abbey DeJuliis earned her Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education (Grades 6–8), and she’s currently winding up her first-year teaching seventh grade English at Stanton Middle School in Wilmington. But it’s not the first year she’s…
Academic News

Bringing Instruction Directly to Teachers

Wilmington University has a well-earned reputation for making education accessible. The College of Education’s WilmU2U program is a case in point, which brings instruction directly to the school districts of teachers who want to earn credentials. WilmU2U has already been…
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Make Your Move Toward National Board Certification

Join a prestigious group of elite instructors with a proven track record of improved student learning outcomes. WilmU can help you get there. Ready to take your teaching to the next level? A decade of research shows the benefits of National Board Certification for licensed teachers. National Board Certification is an advanced, voluntary teaching credential earned by completing a content knowledge…
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WilmU Alum is Maryland Superintendent of Year

Dr. Kelly L. Griffith has been honored by her peers as Maryland Superintendent of the Year. She holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University and has been superintendent of Talbot County Public Schools for nine years. She will…
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Rookie Teacher of the Year Cheers on Students

Victoria Grable was a standout as an Elementary Education student at Wilmington University, graduating summa cum laude in 2018. She also was an energetic cheerleader on WilmU’s award-winning squad. Her clinical studies team—Tyler Wells, Theresa Carter, Keira Potter and Amanda Shenton—arranged for her to do her student teaching in the Lake County school system in her home state of Florida.
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WilmU Honored for Excellence in Teacher Preparation

Accreditation group cites continuous improvement and diversity Wilmington University has been named one of the top teaching schools in the country by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), which evaluates the performance of more than 700 teacher…
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Ed.D. Grad Takes Innovation to Corrections

You might not think that schools and prisons share management strategies. Both institutions, however, focus on the development of large groups of people, and both of their populations can benefit from innovation. Just ask Maj. Kimberly Hughey, who was appointed deputy warden…
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Rethinking What It Takes to Teach

An assistant professor from Wilmington University’s College of Education is leading a team ofDelaware teachers and school officials as part of a national effort to examine the entry requirements for education degrees and the teaching profession. Early this year, the Delaware Department ofEducation selected Dr. Michele Brewer, the COE’s chair ofTechnology, Assessment, and…
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