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College of Education receives highest rating for teacher preparation program

The College of Education at Augusta University recently earned an exemplary score of a Level 4 rating, the highest score available, on the 2020 Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness Measures (PPEMs) published by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. “We are excited about this exemplary rating from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission because it goes hand-in-hand with …

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Alum gives birth to first child during pandemic

In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, preparing for labor and delivery may be more stressful than exciting for pregnant women. Are hospitals safe with possible COVID-19 positive patients in the vicinity? Will family be allowed to share the experience and provide support? What to expect with the new …

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WRDW News Channel 12 features Dr. Kim Barker

Dr. Kim Barker lent her expert advice to a story on WRDW News Channel 12 on Nov. 18. Reporter Kennedi Harris asked her for help in advising teachers and parents on how to keep kids engaged and on track while learning from home. Enjoy the story!

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Counseling team helps create weekly support group for BIPOC students

Two graduate students in Augusta University’s College of Education counselor education program are coordinating a new peer-led community designed to provide support to Black, Indigenous and students of color. Knowing the profound impact of racial injustice and COVID-19 on Black and brown communities, Student Counseling and Psychological Services is extending additional support to AU’s …

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College of Education launches new podcast, ‘Room 366’

The College of Education at Augusta University has launched its own podcast, Room 366, for all education stakeholders who want to make a difference in their practice and community. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Ashley Gess, an assistant professor of STEAM education for the College of Education. “The podcast discusses STEAM curriculum ideas, problems …

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