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‘Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline’ Event Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd at UNCW
More than 150 school leaders, law enforcement officials and representatives of government and community agencies gathered at UNCW’s Watson College of Education (WCE) on Thursday, December 11, to hear regional experts including Chief District Court Judge J.H. Corpening II and District Attorney Ben David discuss programs underway to stop the School to Prison Pipeline. Read more >

Watson Chronicle

Two WCE Department of ITFSE Professors Receive Grants
Congratulations to Dr. Marta Sánchez, who has been awarded a Charles L. Cahill Award for Faculty Research and Development. These funds will be used for a project entitled, “Exploring perspectives on learning and parent involvement among Mexican immigrant parents of K-3 children in the New Latino South”. Also, Dr. Mahnaz Moallem serves as the lead PI on a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.


WCE Receives Outstanding Reaccreditation Report
The Watson College of Education is proud to announce results of its 2013-14 reaccreditation review by the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The college has received full approval of all undergraduate and graduate level teacher preparation programs, having met six rigorous standards set by the professional education community. Learn more >

Watson Chronicle

The 2014 November Edition of the Watson Chronicle is online!
Want to know what Watson College has been doing this semester? Want to know what's coming up? We have all of those wonderful stories and more in the newest edition of the Watson Chronicle online.


Connections Magazine 2014

2014 Connections Magazine - Our Exceptional Students
View the Fall 2014 edition of Connections Magazine from the Watson College of Education. Learn about what our amazing students have been doing to make education better. We are so proud of our exceptional students and can't wait to share their stories with you! View online >

AIG Reboot Conference

UNCW AIG Reboot Conference - April 17, 2015
The UNCW Watson College of Education's Academically & Intellectically Gifted program will host the UNCW AIG Reboot Conference on April 17, 2015, featuring speaker Ian Byrd. Register online now >


MAT in Teaching English as a Second Language

New Masters of Arts in Teaching program with a specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language
Interested in teaching English as a Second Language but need to be certified? Check out our new Masters of Arts in Teaching program with a specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language. You can be initially certified in North Carolina in our new program! Email Dr. Eleni Pappamihiel for more information

Brown Bag Series

4th Annual WCE Scholarship Brown Bag Series - Feb. 11, 2015
All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join us for lunchtime presentations throughout our fall and spring semesters.
View the 2014-2015 schedule >
Archived presentations are available online >

STAR grant workshops

2014 STAR Grant and CESTEM Workshops
The WCE STAR Grant and the UNCW CESTEM office are proud to offer several FREE workshops to teachers throughout the fall semester. Check out the STAR grant website for more information >

WCE Student Leaders

Become a Watson College Student Leader! Attend any one of our Information Sessions to learn more!
Watson wants dedicated and enthusiatic individuals who are passionate about teaching and want to represent the Watson College through leadership, professionalism, and service of the past, present and future WCE Alumni! Learn more >

International Studies Programs

International Studies Programs Available!
Learn more about the WCE International Studies Programs available to students. Internships and study abroad opportunities in Belize, Costa Rica, Japan, Kuwait and Malawi!

Alumni Update

Alumni - Update Your Information
As a valued member of the Seahawk family, we want to learn more about the areas of the university that are most important to you. Please take a moment to review your contact information and make any changes by visiting

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Dec 8

Tenative: Grant Writing Workshop - IRB and Uploading the Grant Proposal to RAMSeS / Fast Lane

1:30pm in EB 337

EDL 605 Student Poster Session

5pm in the Ed Lab

Dec 11

Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline: New Approaches to Supporting Student Well-being

1-4pm in EB 162

Dec 13

WCE Open House Reception

7:30am in Education Building


9:30am in Trask Coliseum

Dec 24

Holiday Break

Dec. 24-Jan. 2

Watch a welcome video from Dean Teitelbaum

Education Building Reservation Form

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