Spotlight on Walden

Spotlight on Walden

  • Barry Birnbaum
    Posted on April 2, 2013

    Dr. Barry Birnbaum, a special education expert and Walden faculty member, offers parents and educators advice on how to ensure children with autism receive the support they need in school and at home.

  • Curtis Alston
    Posted on February 21, 2013

    Educator Curtis Alston focused his doctoral research on the school-based mentoring program he founded to help boys facing educational and social struggles.

  • Dr. Patric Taylor
    Posted on January 17, 2013

    A former lumber company owner fulfills his desire to become a better teacher by earning his doctoral degree.

  • Steve Canipe
    Posted on January 14, 2013

    Walden faculty member Dr. Stephen Canipe looks at the latest trends in technology for education and offers his predictions about how technology will be used in the future.

  • Special Education Expressive Arts Teacher Stacy Kafka from Kilmer Center School in Vienna, Va., uses picture symbols to assist her students during Educator for a Day (photo courtesy of Andrea Gayle photography and design/www.agphotographydesign.com).
    Posted on November 20, 2012

    Grants from Walden help five schools host “Educator for a Day” events to enhance classroom education and activities to promote learning.

  • Kristal Ayres
    Posted on November 1, 2012

    Walden graduates offer guidance in choosing a doctoral research topic and completing a dissertation successfully.

  • Katie Shulz-Ditchen (second from left)
    Posted on September 26, 2012

    Before she became a Walden graduate and teacher, Katie Schulz-Ditchen turned to a local women’s shelter for help. Now she’s introducing other women in difficult circumstances to the possibility of a teaching career.

  • Barbara Weschke
    Posted on September 7, 2012

    Literacy expert and Walden faculty member Barbara Weschke discusses the tools teachers can use to help students demonstrate their reading comprehension and fluency.

  • About Spotlight on Walden

    Spotlight on Walden is a collection of stories and insights from our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Get to know the Walden community and see how they are making a difference. Share your story at mywaldenimpact@waldenu.edu.