Teacher Education

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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AU professor remembers educator mother

Thank you to our friends at The Augusta Chronicle for this beautiful story about our own wonderful Dr. Rebecca Harper, associate professor at Augusta University, and how she chose to honor her late mother, Dr. Gayle Sims Lee. Click here to read it in full. Interested in supporting this scholarship? Donate here: https://www.augusta.edu/giving/coe.php.

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WFXG: Augusta University professor shares memories of her mother

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) – In honor of Mother’s Day, one Augusta University Associate Professor reflects on the impact her mother left behind.  “My mother was a strong lady,” Dr. Rebecca G. Harper says.  It’s been four years since Dr. Harper’s mother, Dr. Gayle Sims Lee unexpectedly passed away from brain cancer. …

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AU on a mission to recruit more African-American teachers

Augusta University says they are on a mission to recruit more African-American male teachers. It’s a big initiative by the university that is spreading statewide. There is research to prove this is needed. According to AU, there is only one African-American male student teaching candidate of the 50 in their …

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WRDW: Incentives help to turn troops into teachers

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be a challenge for our brave troops. The Augusta University College of Education is proud to help soldiers, sailers, marines, airmen, and more, who possess excellent leadership and organization skills, to continue to serve our country in schools across the nation. Thank you to all …

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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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