Wayne Journell

COVID-19 should spell the end of a controversial teacher licensure requirement in NC

By: - July 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted U.S. public education to a greater extent than any other event in recent memory. And while, teacher licensure requirements are probably far down the list of concerns for policymakers as the state prepares for the new academic year, it will be important to account for the fact that changes to K-12 schools occurring as a result of COVID-19 are affecting many aspects of teacher education.

Teacher of teachers reaches out to Governor McCrory for help

By: - January 13, 2014

Governor McCrory, I need your help. I am a teacher educator at UNC-Greensboro, and this semester I have 24 student teachers who are preparing to teach social studies to middle and high schoolers. One of the things that I tell my pre-service teachers is that if a student asks them a really tough question, they […]