Spotlight on Walden

Spotlight on Walden

  • 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.

  • Chasity Williams
    Posted on May 31, 2012

    A graduate shares her expertise as an education consultant and lessons from her own experience to help doctoral students make the most of mentoring opportunities at Walden.

  • Rebecca Barton and Daughter
    Posted on May 7, 2012

    A medical condition of her own leads a nurse to pursue two Walden degrees and transform herself into a nurse educator, mentor, and leader.

  • LeAnn Morris
    Posted on May 7, 2012

    Two award-winning teachers and Walden graduate students reflect on their motivation to become teachers and what it takes to be recognized as one of the best.

  • Joan Miller
    Posted on April 9, 2012

    A teacher inspired by a class trip to learn about the impact of a disastrous oil spill on Gulf Coast marine life discusses the importance of service learning and how her Walden education has helped her become a better educator.

  • 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.