We are proud of the work Colleen Needham is doing as an elementary educator!
Official page for the School of Education at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC Within the framework of the liberal arts and professional studies curriculum, Gardner-Webb’s School of Education offers you majors in Elementary Education (K-6) and Middle Grades Education (6-9).
Concurrently, the School provides you with opportunities for intellectual, social, physical, and spiritual development within a learning environment based on Christian principles and values. A Professional Education Minor is available if you’re seeking 9-12 licensures in the areas of English, Mathematics, and Social Studies or in the special subject areas (K-12) of Art, Music, Physical Education, French, Spanish, and English as a Second Language. Upon successfully completing these programs, you will have fulfilled the requirements for North Carolina Class A Teacher Licensure. We also have courses available if you are a career teacher seeking license renewal or if you’re holding a bachelor’s degree and wish to obtain teacher licensure.
Mission: The Gardner-Webb University School of Education empowers candidates and communities through innovative, collaborative leadership by applying principles of continuous improvement to expand human, social, and spiritual potential.
We are proud of the work Colleen Needham is doing as an elementary educator!
Congratulations to the Gardner-Webb men’s basketball team! NCAA tournament bound!
For the first time in school history, the Gardner-Webb Men’s Basketball team has earned a spot in the NCAA tournament.
Congratulations to Pamela Edwards. Pamela successfully defended her dissertation on 12-18-18.
Our first Aspiring Teachers’ Day is scheduled for Friday, October 12. High school juniors and seniors (and families) are invited to campus to learn more about the School of Education.
Attendees will participate in breakout sessions, meet School of Education faculty, have lunch with future classmates, and take a tour of campus!
Register here: http://gardner-webb.edu/aspiring-teachers
John R. Dover Memorial Library at Gardner-Webb University
Educators, take a look at the learning modules provided by the Gardner-Webb University School of Education in the Instructional Modules for Professional learning Responding to Opportunities and Valuing Educators (IMPROVE) journal @ https://digitalcommons.gardner-webb.edu/improve/ .
#openaccess #OER #openeducation
Our Fall 2018 Teacher Education Orientation was great! We are excited to welcome all of our new teacher education candidates. Our student teachers were also on campus for their second edTPA writing intensive day. Additionally, some of our second semester candidates taught some on-demand lesson plans to our new candidates.
Candidates in Math Methods participated in and facilitated guided math groups yesterday - great learning experience!
Gardner-Webb University School of Education's online master’s degree with a concentration in academically gifted licensure has received national recognition.
Welcome back Graduate Candidates!
Welcome back! #GWUwelcomeweek18
Welcome back DCP Candidates! Have a great Fall 2018 semester! 📚 #GWUWelcomeWeek18
Congratulations graduates and welcome to the Gardner-Webb Alumni family!
School of Education Professor Dr. Sydney Brown named Dean of the Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies (Gardner-Webb University Graduate Studies). We are very proud of Dr. Brown!
From Gardner-Webb University Provost, Dr. Ben Leslie: I am pleased to announce that Dr. Sydney Brown, Prof. of Education, has been named Dean of the Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies, effective with the Fall Semester. Dr. Brown will continue to teach a reduced load in the School of Education’s graduate program while providing administrative leadership to the Graduate School. Dr. Brown holds a PhD from UNC Chapel Hill in the area of Education: Culture, Curriculum, and Change. Her master’s and undergraduate work are likewise from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Brown has provided effective leadership to the School of Education as coordinator of the doctoral program in Curriculum and Instruction. She brings years of experience as a member of the Graduate Faculty to this key leadership role. Please join me in welcoming Dr. Brown as Dean of the Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies.
Congratulations to Amber Townsend Allen on being selected as the McDowell County Schools Beginning Teacher of the Year! We are proud of you, Amber! http://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gwu-alumna-receives-beginning-teacher-of-the-year-award-in-mcdowell-county-n-c/ McDowell County Schools #nced
Through student-teaching experiences and training activities, the Gardner-Webb University School of Education prepares graduates to create a dynamic classroom environment. In her first year of teaching, Amber Townsend Allen ’17 was able to apply these fundamentals and excel in her efforts. Allen w...
Our annual Igniting Leadership Conference was a success! #CILD2018
Let Gardner-Webb University's Department of Communication Studies photography students give your projects a professional flair. Our student photographers scour the campus for interesting images and produce quality work. E-mail us for an appointment to shoot your event. We can shoot at your location....
GWU Alumna Named Top Magnet School Teacher in the Country - Congratulations, Dr. April Guenzler!
Best in U.S.
Congratulations Dr. Natalie Bishop! The Gardner-Webb School of Education is proud of you!
Gardner-Webb University Spring Commencement Ceremony
• Graduate Programs
We thank all teachers for their hard work! You are making a difference!
Congratulations to Dr. LaShanda Foust, and to Dr. Tom Perry. They both had successful dissertation defenses today!
Welcome to Gardner-Webb University, Dr. Bull! Dr. Bull will assume the role of Dean of the School of Education on July 1, 2018.
We are celebrating the Week of the Young Child today! Our new Early Childhood Learning Center is working out great! Gardner-Webb University @clevelandcountypartnershipforchildren
Learn more about the Week of the Young Child here: https://www.naeyc.org/events/woyc/overview
We are live from Union Elem! Some of our undergraduate teacher education candidates are facilitating science night this evening. Cleveland County Schools
Our EDUC 250 candidates are meeting with Cleveland County Schools Superintendent Dr. Stephen Fisher this morning. Dr. Fisher is sharing leadership information, taking questions from candidates, and discussing what makes Cleveland County Schools an exceptional school system. We are thankful for our partnership with CCS!
Our #educ350 class is spent a full day at Shelby Middle on Wednesday. Thank you, Dr. Bridges (Principal), for providing a detailed overview of the school and sharing all of the great initiatives the school has in place to help all learners succeed. We’re thankful for our partnership with Cleveland County Schools!
Beth Jennings, a current sophomore in elementary education, is with her EDUC 350 class today for a full day of observation. So far, the class has met with Dr. Bridges, who has provided an overview of the initiatives the School has started to help all students succeed. Cleveland County Schools
Congratulations , Dr. Whitaker!
Congratulations to Dr. Erin Keene and to Dr. Kim Coleman, who successfully defended their dissertations today!
Our new learning centers (the Early Childhood Learning Center and Middle Childhood Learning Center) are now open! These centers now house our undergraduate faculty offices and classrooms. The ECLC has a mock early learning classroom where our candidates can practice teaching skills in a simulated classroom environment. The MCLC has a MakerSpace where our candidates can create and learn how to apply maker skills and strategies in their future classrooms.
We are thankful to Gardner-Webb Senior Administration and our Grounds/Facilities Department for their work in helping make these centers a reality. Additionally, we are thankful to the Cleveland County Partnership for Children for the grant to purchase the mock classroom.
Come by and see us!
ECLC - 150 Memorial Drive
MCLC - 148 Memorial Drive
We are proud of our candidates and faculty!
Congratulations to the Gardner-Webb University School of Education on being honored as a College of Distinction!
Single digit temperatures in Boiling Springs made for a very cold start to the day.
Happy New Year!
"Judging the Science Fair [...] gave me the opportunity to learn about how science experiments are viewed through a student's eyes."
- Gardner-Webb University School of Education student Mallory Harris, on judging Burke County Public Schools middle grades county-level science fair projects.
"If you always do what you have always done, you are going to get what you've always got."
Four years ago GWU graduate John Barber earned his bachelors degree, but he didn't stop there. Saturday he earned his master's degree.
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