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Announcing Pilot Economics Peer Mentor Program

The Female Economists of Wesleyan (FEW) and the Economics Major’s Committee are working with the Economics department and the Office of Student Affairs to launch our sweet new Pilot Economics Peer Mentor Program. Our Economics Workshop will be open SUNDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENINGS, 7-9PM, IN PAC136! That’s the snazzy classroom at the end of the…

2015 Davis Projects for Peace recap from Claudia Kahindi ’18

In March 2015, Claudia Kahindi ’18 and Olayinka Lawal ’15 were awarded a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant to implement an English language education program in Claudia’s home town of Kilifi, Kenya. The program is named Kiu for the Swahili word for “thirst,” evoking the idea of “thirst for knowledge” or “thirst for success.” The…

HOT Schools Summer Internship

The Connecticut Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools program promotes the integration of the arts across disciplines through innovative professional development opportunities for teachers. This year, the HOT Schools program and the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center have partnered to offer a special summer internship for Wesleyan students. This is a unique opportunity for a…

Alumni in Education panel (4/29)

Professor Jack Dougherty invites interested students, faculty, and staff to attend the April 29 meeting of his class, Choice: A Case Study in Education and Entrepreneurship. During this session (7-8 p.m. in Allbritton 004), five Wesleyan alumni will speak in person or by video about their work as educators. You can see the full syllabus here. Excerpt…

Tutoring Programs Info Session (9/11)

There are so many groups at Wesleyan working with children that it can be hard to choose just one. Aspiring tutors sometimes join the first program they hear about rather than selecting an organization based on the target age group, time commitment, academic subject, and program structure. To help you pick the group that’s right for you, the Office…

Startup Weekend Hartford: Education (9/26-28)

Much of the conversation on Wesleyan’s campus around improving education often focuses on education reform, but you may have found yourself wondering about other approaches – not just policy, but also new products and programs. This year, Startup Weekend Hartford (Sept. 26-28) presents the opportunity to bring to life your own idea for addressing issues in education,…

Inspired Teacher Certification Program (applications due 3/14)

Through a 24-month residency program, Inspired Teaching Fellows are prepared for successful and sustainable careers as teachers and changemakers in Washington, DC while earning a DC teaching license and a Master of Arts in Teaching. The Inspired Teacher Certification Program is rooted in the belief that teachers, as Instigators of Thought, can be changemakers in…