Teacher Education

University hosts growing Jr Model UN conference for third year

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Local middle school students will take on issues of international politics and human rights issues when they attend the third annual middle school Model United Nations Conference on Wednesday, March 15, at Augusta University. Students step into shoes of UN Ambassadors and debate a range of issues that …

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Graduate student wins state scholarship

Charles Kempton, a student in the Augusta University College of Education’s Master of Education program in Curriculum and Instruction, was just awarded the Professional Association of Georgia Educators’ (PAGE) H.M. and Norma Fulbright Scholarship. Kemption teaches math at Lakeside Middle School in Columbia County, and also coaches the school’s academic bowl …

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College launches Teachers for Tomorrow

AUGUSTA, GA. – The College of Education recently launched a new student group for all education and pre-education majors called Teachers for Tomorrow. The purpose of the group is to provide an opportunity to network with other students in the program, hear from and talk with advanced students about their experiences, speak …

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Education students attend state conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Stacie Pettit and student members of the Augusta University College Middle Level Association attended the 5th Annual Middle Level Education Summit at Georgia College & State University on Nov. 11. Two hundred educators, future educators and sponsors spent the day learning how to “commit to change.” The summit provides …

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College hosts reception for those interested in an M.A.T. degree

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University hosted students and professional for a reception and information seminar about pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching on Nov. 8. Teaching offers: Flexible career paths, excellent benefits, retirement pensions, summer vacations, and an opportunity to impact the community and build a better future. …

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Education student runs NYC Marathon

Chris Blanco, a graduate assistant and M.A.T. student in the Augusta University College of Education, will compete in the TCS New York City Marathon this Sunday. Blanco is a 2010 graduate of Augusta University with a degree in Communications, and worked for CareSouth Health System, Inc.until returning back to school …

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Glickman talks to Packed house at Dean’s Lecture Series

AUGUSTA, GA – It was standing room only at the first ever presentation of the Dean’s Lecture Series, where Dr. Carl Glickman, a legendary educator and researcher, talked about why some students succeed and others do not. Dr. Jill Perry, executive director of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, …

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College collaborates on EdCamp Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA. – Balancing on the cutting edge of professional development, the Augusta University College of Education collaborated with the Richmond County School Professional Learning Department on an organic, participant-driven professional learning experience on Oct. 1 at Tutt Middle School. Called EdCamp Augusta, the day-long event was a freeform PD or …

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College hosts LASER Talk focused on STEAM education

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education partnered with the Department of Art to host a second LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talk on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the JSAC Ballroom on the university’s Summerville Campus. More than 100 people attended the forum, part of …

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New professor passionate about special education training

AUGUSTA, GA. – As the needs of schoolchildren and adolescents change over time, so will the necessary skills and requirements for teachers. Dr. Michael Berg, new professor of education in the Augusta University College of Education, brings his passion for special education to the curriculum at a time when American …

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