School of Education


Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Thailand

Christine Fortner, an elementary education major from Virginia, travels to Southeast Asia after graduation to help others learn English as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.

Faculty Member Co-authors Article on Professional Development in Early Childhood

Heidi Hollingsworth, assistant professor of education, and co-authors published an article in Early Childhood Research Quarterly 

Elon University & Burlington Downtown Corp. honored for revitalization efforts

Elon services and programs in downtown Burlington, N.C., have boosted the local economy over the past three years by an estimated $8.1 million, earning an award this month from the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

Communications students support new Burlington preschool 

Lecturer Hal Vincent's Winter Term course conducted research and prepared communications strategies for the fledgling Holy Comforter Community Playschool, an inclusive bilingual school set to open in fall 2015.

Elon mourns passing of Professor Emerita Lucile Stone Andes

The longtime School of Education faculty member served Elon in retirement as its official university decorator. The Elon Medallion recipient, whose career included time as a school teacher and principal, witnessed firsthand pivotal moments in North Carolina history.

Jeffrey Carpenter gives two presentations at ASCD Annual Conference

The assistant professor of education presented on the Edcamp model of professional learning and digital backchanneling at the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference in Houston, Texas, from March 21-23.

Early Childhood Student and Faculty Member Present at Conference

Jenna Gilder, senior early childhood minor and psychology major, presented a poster at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) conference in Hilton Head, SC on March 19, 2015, along with Heidi Hollingsworth, Assistant Professor of Education and Program Coordinator for Early Childhood Education.

Jean Rattigan-Rohr and colleagues present 'Village' research in Jamaica

Jean Rattigan-Rohr, associate professor and director of the Center of Access and Success, Ye He, an associate professor from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Michele Meredith, from the East Queen Street Baptist Evening Institute, presented research at the Mixed Methods Research Caribbean Conference at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica March 13.