Events

Award-winning author visits AU students, local 5th graders

AUGUSTA, GA – Deborah Wiles, renowned author of “Love, Ruby Lavender,” “Aurora County All-Stars” and “Each Little Bird That Sings,” visited Augusta University teacher education students embedded at Lake Forest Elementary School on March 12 to talk about using children’s literature to teach reading. The visit was part of the …

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Lecture will emphasize needed work for equity in the k12 classroom

Join Augusta University’s College of Education as it hosts the spring Dean’s Lecture Series on March 15 in the ballroom of the Jaguar Student Activity Center from 6-7 p.m. Dr. Patricia Alvarez McHatton, dean of the College of Education at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, will explore “Knowing is …

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College hosts pre-workshop session for STEAM educators

AUGUSTA, GA. – More than 75 educators attended an information session for the upcoming series of STEAM education workshops: “Laying Tracks: A Foundation for Integrative STEM/STEAM Instruction.” Dr. Zach Kelehear, dean of the College of Education, welcomed educators from Aiken, Richmond, Columbia,Jefferson,Lincoln, McDuffie and Washington-Wilkes school districts. Dr. Ashley Gess, professor of …

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College hosts holiday party for children with special needs

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education’s Special Education Club (SPED Club) hosted a holiday party for children with special needs on Friday, Dec. 9. Nearly 60 people attended, and enjoyed crafts, games, treats, holiday music, and a visit from Santa Claus, as played by the college’s own Dr. …

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Register now for three upcoming integrative STEAM workshops

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education will host an educators’ workshop, “Laying Tracks: A Foundation for Integrative STEM/STEAM Instruction,” in a series of four seminars in 2017. See dates below. Dr. Ashley Gess, professor of education, has created a year-long, three-part workshop with follow-up through December of 2017 that will …

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Education professor wins university’s teaching excellence award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Rebecca Harper, professor of education, was recently awarded the Augusta University Individual Teaching Excellence Award. This award honors a full-time member of the teaching faculty who demonstrates a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Harper’s interests include content area literacy, student conceptualization of writing, teacher beliefs and critical literacy. …

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College hosts Principals’ Panel for education majors

AUGUSTA, GA. – About 50 students and community members attended the College Middle Level Association’s (CMLA) Principal’s Panel on Nov. 16, featuring four principals from area schools who talked about their paths to education careers and what they are looking for when hiring new teachers. Click here to enjoy photos …

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College will host study abroad in Jamaica

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education will host a study abroad trip to Jamaica in April over Spring Break. Lead by Dr. Beth Pendergraft, professor of education, the program will focus on the Jamaican education system, and will give students an opportunity to travel, to immerse themselves in cultural …

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College will host seventh RTI workshop in series

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education will host an educators’ workshop, “RTI and STEM Approaches: The Perfect Match,” on Dec. 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the JSAC Ballroom on the Summerville campus. Dr. Ashley Gess and Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo will present “RTI and STEM Approaches: The Perfect …

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