Watson College of Education Preview Day
Watson Wednesdays
Watson Student
Watson Preview Day

Watson Preview Day - April 13, 2019
The Watson College will host two preview events this fall for high school and transfer students interested in becoming a teacher. Parents are welcome too! Both events will be held in the Education Building Atrium. Learn more >

Walker Invitation
Retirement Celebration for Dr. Brad and Becky Walker - April 17
Please join us in a retirement celebration for Dr. Brad Walker, Department of EEMLS, and Becky Walker, the Betty Stike Education Laboratory, on April 17 from 4-6pm in the Education Building Atrium.

Meeting of the UNCW Chancellor’s DCVPA Advisory Board, April 24, 2019
The D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy Chancellor’s Advisory Board will convene at noon on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 12-2pm. The meeting will be held in the DCVPA Media Center, 813 Nixon Street in Wilmington. The meeting is open to the public. Questions regarding this meeting may be directed to Jan Siko, executive assistant in the Watson College of Education Dean’s Office, at 910.962.3354 or sikoj@uncw.edu

Razor Walker
Watson College Announces 2019 Razor Walker Award Recipients
Each year the Watson College presents the Razor Walker Awards to individuals whose vision, tenacity, courage and sacrifice have made a difference in the lives of young people. This year’s honorees are Richelle Bragg Dombroski, Laney High School teacher and creator of the school’s Teacher Cadet Program; Dr. Jerry L. Jackson, career educator and coordinator of 100 Black Men of Coastal Carolina’s Saturday Success Academy; and the late Vernon C. Tyson, a retired United Methodist minister and advocate for racial and social justice. Read more >
2nd Annual Innovation Conference - May 13, 2019
Join us for the "Making Innovation a Priority in NC Schools: Exploring Innovative Practices" conference on Monday, May 13, 2019. Learn more >
Carmen Sidbury

Carmen Sidbury Named Honorary Chair of Million Women Mentors-NC
Carmen Sidbury, director of UNCW’s Center for Education in STEM, has been named an honorary chair for Million Women Mentors – North Carolina, an organization that promotes STEM activities and mentoring for girls and young women. The appointment was announced in January. Read more >

National Rankings

UNCW Receives National Rankings for Teacher Certification, Online Programs
North Carolina continues to lead the nation with the most National Board certified teachers, and UNCW ranks 21st in the country with 854 NBCTs. UNCW is also ranked 8th in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report list of “2019 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs". Read more >

Becky Walker
Becky Walker Receives Robert E. Tyndall Service Award
Becky Walker, instructor in WCE’s Betty Holden Stike Education Laboratory, is the 2018 recipient of the Robert E. Tyndall Service Award. The award was presented at the Watson College holiday luncheon on January 10. Read more >
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 www.uncw.edu/alumniupdate

A Message From the Dean

NCATE Accreditate

UNC Education Quality



Beginning Teacher Professional Learning Day

8am in EB 162


Watson College Preview Day

10am in the Education Building


Coffee and Conversation

2pm in the 3rd Floor Lounge Area


Do Good With Burritos!

Support the Watson Student Leaders when you buy food at Chiptole by Whole Foods

Education Building Reservation Form