Teacher Education

Children’s play series begins Sept. 14

AUGUSTA, GA. – Through the generosity of a grant from Dollar General, the Augusta University Literacy Center will present its annual series of children’s play to audiences for free this year. The 2016-17 series kicks off Sept. 14 at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater with a modern twist on the classic fable, “The …

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New professor will enhance special education training

AUGUSTA, GA – As the needs of students in the schools change over time, schools work to be more responsive to those needs. Dr. Jessica Simpson’s work in education and in training new educators is on the forefront of those changes, enhancing inclusivity and removing barriers to education. Inspired by …

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Alumna takes teaching job in Japan

By Nick Garrett Try fitting everything you own into two 50-pound bags, a 30-pound carry-on and a 20-pound backpack. It isn’t easy. Augusta University alumna Michelle Bureau (BA ’15) learned that the hard way earlier this summer when she embarked on what could potentially be a five-year stay in Yosano-cho, …

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Literacy Center seeks volunteers

Georgia’s Task Force on Adult Literacy estimates that one out of three adult Georgians is functionally illiterate. In the Augusta area alone, there are more than 65,000 adults whose basic educational levels are less than those of the average eighth grader. And so the Augusta University Literacy Center seeks volunteers …

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