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Lab School
Take 5
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Watson Wednesdays
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Watson Chronicle
The November edition of the Watson Chronicle is now available!
Wondering what Watson's been up to this fall? Check out the newest edition of the Watson Chronicle online!

HON 191:006: Education - Intro to Research and Discovery!
HON 191-006: Education is a 1-hour credit class especially for first and second year students. It is designed to help you learn about opportunities in undergraduate research and creative scholarship and develop the tools you need to begin your own discovery experience! No pre-requisites required... just enthusiasm and interest in research and creative scholarship! Several different sections are being offered in Spring 2018 and you do NOT have to be enrolled in the Honors College to sign up. Learn more >


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 Jan. 22.  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 >

Take 5

Mindfulness Mondays Take 5 starting January 8
Mindfulness Monday is an invitation to faculty, staff, and students offering a weekly space providing tools and suggestions for mindful living. Take 5 with us!! Every Monday at 10:40am & 2:40pm 2nd Floor Lounge Area. Learn more >

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
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



WCE Graduation Rececption

4:30pm in Education Building


Partnership Teacher Orientation

5pm in EB 162


IBEC Senior Project Presentations

5pm in Education Building


National Board Information Session

5pm in EB 162

Education Building Reservation Form