WSSU Hosts Program To Increase And Prepare Next Generation Of African American Teachers: WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --Winston-Salem State University worked with Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Wells Fargo to conduct a unique program to help African American students who want to become teachers.
The goal of the program is to increase, influence and prepare the next generation nationwide. The program will be at Winston-Salem State University through August 2.
It's a part the National Teacher Quality and Retention Program. The goal is to make certain that these young men are ready to compete in the work place.
"It's just giving the students basic principals they can hold on to," Dewey Norwood from Wells Fargo said. "Things they can use in the classroom for the students that their going to be working with."
About 30 students will attend lectures and workshops in the hopes of becoming educators of tomorrow