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Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2019
In the Woodrow Wilson Foundation's 2018 fiscal year (July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018), the Foundation sustained its longstanding emphasis on preparing leaders and institutions for critical national challenges, with a renewed focus on excellence, opportunity, and equity in education. Once again, the Foundation reports the creation of new programs and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Change, Higher Education, Income
Lewer, Brittney – Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2019
The report looks to the future of American history education. The report grows out of national and state polls that the Foundation conducted in late 2018 on Americans' knowledge of the history of their country. The Foundation's initial poll found that two out of three Americans were incapable of passing the U.S. citizenship test and led the…
Descriptors: United States History, History Instruction, Educational Practices, Educational Research
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2018
This year's report provides a statement of the Foundation's activities (year ended June 30, 2017) and an extensive list of donors and funders supporting the Foundation in fiscal year 2017.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Fellowships, Philanthropic Foundations
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2017
Both Ohio's state leadership and its foundation community recognized that, to move forward in a global economy, Ohio would need a highly trained workforce that would attract high tech companies to the state. Though STEM shortages have been a pervasive problem for decades, with the election of a new Governor in 2008, there was call to action from…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Teacher Education Programs, Universities, Intercollegiate Cooperation
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2017
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's (WW's) 2016 Foundation Report includes audited financials for 2016, donor lists, and updates on the organization's work during the year--as described in "WW Perspective: Preparing Teachers to Succeed in Today's and Tomorrow's Schools" (Arthur Levine) and "Letter of…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Change, Higher Education, Income
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2016
The W. K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship successfully addressed the challenge of preparing and supporting effective teachers for Michigan's high-need classrooms, while helping transform teacher education across the state for the long term. This report analyzes the efforts of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teacher Improvement, Instructional Improvement, Fellowships
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2016
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's 2014-2015 Foundation Report includes audited financials for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, audited financials for FY 2015, donor lists, and updates on the organization's work during those two years, including "Woodrow Wilson Perspectives: The End of the Carnegie Unit" (Arthur Levine) and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Credits, Educational Attainment, Measurement Techniques
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2015
The nation's teacher education programs are not producing the quantity or quality of teachers needed, particularly in needed subjects. The only way to ensure a strong enough pipeline of effective teachers to ensure equitable access is to dramatically increase how states are preparing prospective educators. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Recruitment
Fraser, James W. – Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2014
In this commentary, James W. Fraser, a noted historian of education, cites examples from several teacher education programs at more than 30 universities partnering with the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships in various ways. Additionally, Fraser reviews decades of challenges to traditional teacher preparation, looks at some current reforms, and…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational History, Historians, Teacher Education Programs
Fraser, James W.; Watson, Audra M. – Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2014
Woodrow Wilson Senior Fellow James W. Fraser and Audra Watson, the Foundation's Director of Mentoring and Induction Strategy, take a look at emerging trends in clinical preparation for new teachers. This new white paper is based on experience with the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships, and includes observations from some of the colleges and…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Mentors, Student Teaching, College Students