Announcements

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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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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Georgia Military College and Augusta University’s College of Education sign articulation agreement

In the spirit of academic cooperation, Georgia Military College (GMC) and the College of Education at Augusta University recently executed an articulation agreement providing a smooth transition for graduates from GMC’s elementary and middle grades education associate degree programs to Augusta University’s teacher education programs. “Augusta University is honored to be entering into this …

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Twelve reasons to love the College of Education this year

Augusta University’s College of Education provides unique learning opportunities, like immersive experiences, hands-on activities, real-life challenges in safe settings and collaboration with students and professionals from diverse backgrounds. Engage students, learn from fellow professionals, and take your career to the next level in education, leadership, counseling and kinesiology. Come learn …

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Elementary Education wins Program Teaching Excellence Award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Elementary Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education was recently honored at the Augusta University Teaching Excellence Awards for Program Teaching Excellence. The honor is given to a program or department that “promotes, supports and recognizes excellence in teaching and in service to students.” Elementary Education was noted for innovation and …

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Counselor education student wins national recognition for essay

AUGUSTA, GA. – Augusta University College of Education’s own Katy Towns received Honorable Mention in the American Counseling Association’s Ross Trust Future School Counselors Essay Competition. Towns was one of 17 entrants out of 600 nationwide to receive an honor in the contest, and is the first AU student to …

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Kids University: STEAM’in Up This Summer

By Kashalah Robinson 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 …

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College of Education video wins national award

AUGUSTA, GA – A video produced by Augusta University for the College of Education has won a Communicator Award of Excellence. The project was the first-ever marketing video created for the College of Education. Watch the video now. The Award of Excellence is given to those entrants who produce the …

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