3rd Annual WCE Scholarship Brown Bag Series

All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join us for lunchtime presentations throughout our fall and spring semesters. Archived sessions available online >

Michael Apple2014 WCE Speaker Series

Is This Really Democratic? Understanding and Challenging Misguided Reforms in Education presented by Michael W. Apple - Monday, March 17, 2014

Michael W. Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has been selected as one of the fifty most important educational scholars in the 20th Century. His books Ideology and Curriculum and Official Knowledge were also selected as two of the most significant books on education in the 20th Century. He has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Educational Research Association, the UCLA Medal for "Outstanding Academic Achievement," and a number of honorary doctorates by universities throughout the world. View the presentation >

Connecting the Community Non-Profits with Student Learning and Community Outreach

Discover what’s happening with the non-profits in our community in 2013-2014!
WCE faculty, staff, and students are invited to meet the local non-profits through a presentation series highlighting successful theories, practical applications, and service learning/volunteerism in our community. View more upcoming events and previous presentations >

  • April 22, 2014 - Lisa Buchanan
    Current Issues in Teaching MAT Class collaborates with Watson Colleagues, NEA Representatives and former New Hanover County School Board members.
    5-6pm- EB387
  • April 23,2014 - Erika Merriman
    Creator of Oasis NC serving Students with Autism- Collaborates with Dr.Crystalyn Schnorr and EDN 319 class - “Meeting the Needs of Special Education in Elementary”
  • April 24, 2014 - Paul Cuadros Seminar- Watson CE collaborates with Office of Centro-Hispano
    Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communications at UNCC– A Home on the Field Room-Book Discussion and Reception
    6:00pm- EB162- sign up with
  • April 25, 2014-Watson Collaborates with BFSA: Black Faculty Forum
    Navigating Challenging Waters: Achieving Success in the Academy
    8:30am-4:00pm - EB162

For additional information, please contact Deloris Rhodes, Outreach Liaison at 910-962-7256 •

Become a Watson College Student Leader!!

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!

Who's eligible? Undergraduate or graduate students who have been admitted into the Watson College and are in good academic standing! View the flyer to learn more >

To apply, fill out the Student Leader Application >

For any questions, email Amy Rottmann at

Brown Bag Series3rd Annual WCE Scholarship Brown Bag Series

All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join us for lunchtime presentations throughout our fall and spring semesters.

  • April 16, 2014 - TBD
    Which way home?: Examining immigration using documentary film 

    Lisa Buchanan and Jeremy Hilburn

SimpleK-12 Grant Open to all WCE Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni

Dr. Elizabeth Crawford and Dr. Jeff Ertzberger of the College of Education have received a grant from SimpleK-12, an Orlando-based, online teacher professional development company, that is providing all College of Education students, faculty, and staff (university-wide) and College of Education student’s alumni a free, one-year membership to their premier learning portal, The Teacher Learning Community, with over 100,000 teacher members from around the world.

UNCW’s free membership is valid effective immediately until September 31, 2013. Grant was awarded through the efforts of SimpleK-12 is an online learning portal available 24/7 and can be accessed from your office, home, dorm room, or school. Many resources are applicable for College of Education students, faculty, administrators, and staff regardless of their college affiliation, area of expertise, or major and College of Education alumni.

To enroll free to the premier site, go to UNCW College of Education’s enrollment page at:

If you would like additional information on some of the content in the Teacher Learning Community, click here:

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