We are thrilled to announce that Alex Homes, one of our MAT in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) students, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) award. The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant programs place grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker presence […]

Candace Heckstall graduated from our TESOL program in 2010 and was one of the participants who went with Dr. Ye He to China as part of the Fulbright-Hays group projects abroad program. She’s now working as a Newcomer specialist at Denver Public Schools and has created some great resources for teachers working with multilingual learners […]

Dr. Melody Zoch, along with Drs. Jamie Schissel and Ye He in the Teacher Education and Higher Education Department (TEHE), recently received a National Professional Development grant through the US Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA). OELA provides national leadership to help ensure that English Learners and immigrant students attain English proficiency […]

A teacher, hip-hop artist, TV show host, cultural ambassador, or writer? Joshua Rowsey, a Teacher Education & Higher Education (TEHE) Department alumnus, proudly claims them all. As a 2019 graduate from the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program, Josh is a full-time English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher at Rankin Elementary […]

Project EnACTeD at UNC Greensboro and Allen Jay Elementary School, its partner school in Guilford County, have been featured in the Guide to Exemplary Programs & Practices in U.S. Language Education developed by America’s Languages’ Working Group. The Guide recognizes exemplary programs across languages and educational levels. Project EnACTeD is recognized for its community-engaged partnerships […]