Winston-Salem TEACH is equipped to do its work through a five-year, $4.7 million U.S. Department of Education Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) grant. The grant supports WS-TEACH to recruit, enroll, and prepare highly-effective K-12 educators who are equipped to promote the academic success and well-being of students in high-need Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS). This work is guided by six key leaders at our three partner institutions and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. WS-TEACH is also guided by a board of school district leaders and community members who are partners in achieving the project’s goals.
is the Executive Director of Winston-Salem TEACH and a Research Associate Professor in both Wake Forest University’s Department of Education and Winston-Salem State University’s Department of Education. Prior to receiving her Ph.D. in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Allman was an English teacher in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County from 2005-2009 and is a passionate advocate for public education. Dr. Allman possesses 12 years of higher education experience and has procured approximately $6.5 million in research grants, including one U.S. Department of Education grant and two National Science Foundation grants.