Events

Celebrate counselors during National School Counseling Week

When College of Education alumna Elesha Ellison (M.Ed., 2009) was named the statewide School Counselor of the Year by the Palmetto State School Counselor Association (PSSCA), it couldn’t have come at a better time of the year. This week is National School Counseling Week, held in conjunction with the American …

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STEAMIFY goes virtual for 2020-21 school year, but still growing

While the STEAMIFY competition will be held virtually for the 2020-21 school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Augusta University is partnering with the South Carolina Afterschool Alliance to reach more students. Just this week, the STEM Next Opportunity Fund, which is an organization dedicated to bringing high-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning …

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Music education major advances to nationals

When music education major and accredited vocalist Ontario Williams began rehearsing for the 2020 Southeastern Region National Association of Teachers of Singing (SERNATS) Annual Conference earlier this year, little did he know how much the coronavirus pandemic would impact his senior year at Augusta University. While Williams is set to graduate this …

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College releases workshop on Georgia dyslexia guidelines

If you couldn’t attend our workshop on the new dyslexia guidelines that the Augusta University College of Education hosted on Dec. 9, we have made available the video of Dr. Caitlin Dooley’s presentation below. Dooley is the Deputy Superintendent for the Georgia Department of Education. View the entire video here.

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Documentary examines the criminalization of black girls in schools

“PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” will screen at Augusta University’s Maxwell Performing Arts Theater on Jan. 14. This feature-length documentary examines a new and alarming trend: African American girls are the fastest-growing population in the criminal justice system and the only group of girls disproportionately experiencing criminalization and …

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College will host “Unbroken: Dreamcatchers” on Dec. 6

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education, in partnership with the Jessye Norman School of the Arts, will present a group exhibition of new work from 55 local artist-educators. “Unbroken: Dreamcatchers” will open at the Ann & Ellis Johnson Gallery of Art on Dec. 6 from 6-8 p.m. …

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Register now for new education law workshop

Registration is open now for the upcoming Law Workshop: Foundational Reading Skill Development & Dyslexia, hosted by the Augusta University College of Education, to help train educators on new guidelines in Georgia. The workshop, featuring Dr. Caitlin Dooley, Deputy Superintendent at the Georgia Department of Education, will be Monday, Dec. 9, from 5-6:30 p.m., …

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