Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Support for Educators in the Field

WCE Shows Appreciation for Teachers with Thank You Video, StarNews Ad

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the PDS Office worked with faculty, staff and students to create a video thanking more than 2,000 partnership teachers. The college also placed a full-page ad in the StarNews expressing thanks to all teachers in southeastern North Carolina for their commitment, hard work and dedication to children and families.More

WCE Hosts Spring Partnership Teacher Celebration

The Professional Development System Office held a dinner to celebrate the dedication of spring 2015 partnership teachers on April 19. The event was attended by 160 partnership teachers and WCE student interns. More

AIG Technology Conference Draws 150 Area Teachers

150 area teachers attended a sold-out conference titled “UNCW AIG REBOOT: Utilizing Technology to Support Advanced Learning” at the Watson College on April 17. Nationally acclaimed AIG speakers Ian Byrd and Brian Housand were featured speakers at the event, which was designed to provide teachers with practical ideas, tools and resources to engage gifted students in the classroom. More

Mentoring Expert Delivers Keynote at Conference at the Watson College

Robert Garvey, one of Europe’s leading academic practitioners of mentoring and coaching, delivered the keynote address, participated in a panel discussion and led reflection and planning sessions at a conference titled “Building Leaders: Using Mentoring, Coaching and Self-Mentoring to Lead.” More than 50 school and university leaders attended the conference, held at the Watson College on April 11.More

UNCW Hosts Event to Raise Awareness of Student Abductions in Mexico

In September 2014, 43 male students were abducted in Mexico and are now presumed dead. The incident shook the nation and sparked an outcry from educators and human rights activists around the globe. The Watson College of Education, in partnership with Centro Hispano, the Department of Sociology and Criminology, the College of Health and Human Services and the Office of International Programs, held a panel discussion to explore issues surrounding this event on April 20.More