Teacher Education

Grand slam

Wright State practice room named for alum Marilee King, stickler for making sons hone piano skills on baby grand

Practice room in the Creative Arts Center honors Marilee King, who graduated from Wright State University in 1969 and who instilled a strong work ethic in her three sons. Continue reading

Literacy love

Allison Rives, who is pursuing her master’s degree in literacy from the College of Education and Human Services, instills a love of reading in her elementary school students. Continue reading

College of Education and Human Services to offer annual conference for local educators Saturday

The Wright State University Network for Education Renewal Conference is expected to attract nearly 300 teachers and administrators from 10 school districts. Continue reading

Wright State students make valuable connections at Education Expo

Over 100 Wright State students registered for and over 20 school districts attended the Education Expo on April 13 in the Student Union Atrium. Continue reading

Wright State faculty, alumni named to Dayton’s ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Four faculty members and eight graduates are recognized in the Dayton Business Journal’s annual “Forty Under 40” awards. Continue reading

Volcanic voyage

Wright State alum and Philippines native Jamaica Siroky brings literature and poetry to life for high school students

After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wright State, Jamaica Siroky teaches at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School in Dayton. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member honored for efforts in Latino community

Jim Dunne, associate professor of teacher education, was recognized by the Ohio Latino Affairs Commission for his work at El Puente Learning Center in Dayton. Continue reading

John and Shirley Berry commit $1.5 million to student success initiatives at Wright State

In appreciation of the Berrys’ gift, Wright State named the 220-seat auditorium in the Student Success Center the John and Shirley ’77 Berry Auditorium. Continue reading

Video vision

Wright State’s Noah Schroeder, students building sophisticated spaceship video game as teaching tool

The video game is designed for the many teachers who have trouble finding an educational video game that matches the content they want to teach. Continue reading

Presidential debate expected to boost interest in Wright State’s democracy initiative with ThinkTV

Wright State and the Dayton PBS member station are collaborating on an online election hub designed to teach K-12 students about democracy and the political process. Continue reading