WWU's Woodring College reaches out to community partners
Picture this: A university professor teaches a group of 40 students, who are English-language learners, at a local elementary school. Around the children, 20 teachers observe; among them is an expert teacher for the school district who will help them better understand the teaching strategies being used by the professor.
This is but one example of the many collaborative activities that faculty, staff and students at Woodring College of Education at Western Washington University engage in every day. Faculty recognize that the most challenging social and educational issues can only be solved when the university faculty and students work side-by-side with community education and social service professionals.