• Walden Recognizes Educators Across the Country

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

    November 20, 2012

    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).
  • Expert Advice From Doctoral Graduates

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

    November 01, 2012

    Kristal Ayres
  • Making a Difference for Educators

    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.

    September 26, 2012

    Katie Shulz-Ditchen (second from left)
  • Literacy: The Foundation of Learning

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

    September 07, 2012

    Barbara Weschke
  • Insights: Becoming a Mentor

    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.

    May 31, 2012

    Chastity Williams
  • Walden Recognizes National Nurses Week

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

    May 07, 2012

    Rebecca Barton and Daughter
  • Teachers Celebrating Teachers: Insights From Two State Teachers of the Year

    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.

    May 07, 2012

    LeAnn Morris
  • Hands-On Learning Reinvigorates Teacher and Students

    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.

    April 09, 2012

    Joan Miller
  • A Firsthand Account of Women's History

    Growing up in Seneca Falls, N.Y., gives a Walden student and staff member a unique perspective on women’s history.

    March 13, 2012

    Excerpt from the New York Lakeland Ledger
  • Music Has a Role in Learning

    A Walden Doctor of Education graduate combines music and science in his teaching as well as his dissertation to enhance student learning.

    March 06, 2012

    Keith Smolinski
  • 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.