Teacher Education

College names Karyn Warren 2018 Distinguished Alumna

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Karyn Warren has spent nearly 20 years in service to special education students in the Augusta area. A three-time graduate of Augusta University and special education classroom teacher at Greenbrier High School in Columbia County, she has been named the College of Education’s 2018 Distinguished Alumna. Warren …

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Education faculty chosen to present at AERA Conference

Augusta, GA.—Several faculty members from the Augusta University College of Education have been accepted as presenters for the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual conference. The conference is a premier national research society that strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education and to promote …

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Due to demand, college adds second show to May 9 performance

AUGUSTA, GA – Due to overwhelming demand, the College of Education has added a second showing of the May 9 children’s literacy play, “Chicken Little.” Admission is free and registration is open. Dr. Paulette Harris, founder and director of the Augusta University Literacy Center that organizes the play series, said …

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Kids University: STEAM’in Up This Summer

AUGUSTA, Ga. — This summer, Augusta University will again host Kids University, its annual summer camp. This enriching and entertaining camp specializes in STEAM education, which create classrooms that integrate science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics concepts across disciplines into all lessons. Dennis Dotterer, director of the Center for Innovation …

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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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