Giving Tuesday
Lab School
Grad School
Chancellors Challenge
Razor Walker
Watson Wednesdays
Watson College of Education

UNCW’s Lab School Journey Gets Underway 
UNCW and New Hanover County Schools are inviting the community to weigh in and “dream big” as planning begins for a proposed laboratory school at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy in downtown Wilmington. The lab school initiative is the result of recent legislation designed to provide enhanced learning experiences for students in low performing schools. Community forums will be held Nov. 30.  Read more >

Razor Walker Awards

2018 Razor Walker Award Nominations – Accepted Through Dec. 15
The Watson College of Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is pleased to announce plans for the 26th annual Razor Walker Awards. Each year, it is an honor for the Watson College to recognize and celebrate people whose work enhances the lives of children, families and communities in North Carolina. Learn more >

IBEC Science Fair
Issac Bear Early College  Science Fair - Dec. 1
The IBEC School Science Fair will take place in Cameron Hall at UNCW. Judges are still needed!! Learn more >
Watson Chronicle

The 2017 October 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.

Study Abroad in Belize!
In the age of globalization, an intimate understanding of a foreign culture is both a valuable academic asset and an enriching personal experience. As a leader in education, the Watson College of Education is dedicated to providing education students with the opportunity to work and study in schools throughout the world. Watson offers three different ways to study and teach in Belize. APPLICATION DEADLINES SOON!!
Coffee and Conversation
Coffee & Conversation
All WCE faculty and staff are invited to drop in for friendly conversations with your colleagues. Who knows what brilliant ideas might emerge from such informal collaborations! Light refreshments will be provided. All dates will be held in the 3rd floor lounge area. View flyer for dates >
Dean Dempsey

Watson College Dean Van Dempsey Appointed to State Education Commission 
Van Dempsey, dean of UNCW’s Watson College of Education, has been named to the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission, formed to advise the State Board of Education on topics related to professional standards of practice. His two-year term begins September 1. Read more >

Alumni Update
Alumni - Update Your Information
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Thanksgiving Holiday Begins

No classes


Elementary Science Poster Session

5:15pm in EB 162


Isaac Bear Science Fair

8:45am in EB 162

WCE Holiday Luncheon

12:30pm in EB 162

Education Building Reservation Form