Watson Chronicle


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 18, 2013

Poster for the documentary The New Public

Documentary Preview: The New Public

Dec. 12, 3-5 p.m., EB 162
Hosted by the Office of Teacher Education and Outreach
Open to faculty and staff
For information visit (link to flyer)
To attend RSVP to Deloris Rhodes (rhodesd@uncw.edu)

The New Public, a provocative documentary due to be released on January 1st.  Jyllian Gunter is a writer, producer and director. She recently won an Emmy for her work on a PBS Educational PSA series.  The documentary has been viewed by faculty at UNC- Ashville, UNC Chapel Hill and East Carolina University.

Overview: An ambitious group of educators create a small, public high school in an underserved neighborhood of  Brooklyn, New York.  When their idealistic vision is confronted with some harsh realities faced by the community, they struggle to adapt.

Student Panel on Diversity
Jan. 22, 3:00 p.m., EB 162
Hosted by the Watson College of Education Diversity Committee
Open to all faculty, staff and students
For more information, contact Amy Rottmann (rottmanna@uncw.edu)

“Providing Hope and Support In and Beyond the Classroom”
26th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum

Feb. 16-20, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Sponsored by National Dropout Prevention Center/Network, Clemson University
Co-Sponsored by the UNCW Watson College of Education Dropout Prevention Coalition

Proposals will be accepted through Nov. 29, 2013. For information or to register visit www.dropoutprevention.org

“The Power of Education in Research”
2014 Annual NCARE Meeting

Feb. 20-21, Greensboro, N.C.
Hosted by North Carolina Association for Research in Education

Call for papers and posters: Submissions on any research or evaluation topic – preschool through adult – will be considered for the program. Proposals are due by January 17, 2014. Visit the NCARE website (http://ncare.us) for information and to register for the conference.