Teacher Education

College alumni awarded STEM education grants

Two Augusta University College of Education alumni were among 18 elementary school educators in five local counties to receive Students/Teachers Achieving Results grants from Savannah River Remediation to support science, technology, engineering and math curriculum in their classrooms. Angelica Harris (M.S.K., 2017), who teaches at Richmond Hill K-8, and Sydney Onate …

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Education alum wins award from state charter schools foundation

Caroline Teagarden (B.S.Ed., 2017) loves her job teaching first grade. With a background in ballet and dance instruction, being hired to teach at an arts-infused charter school was a perfect match. Then her school sweetened the deal and placed her classroom right next to her best friend’s classroom. And now …

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Education major elected SGA senator

Jennifer Jones was recently elected to the undergraduate Student Government Association at Augusta University. Jones is a senior education major from San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is thrilled to join the Student Government Association for her first year as a senator representing the College of Education. ‘I love Augusta University, …

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Graduation Week 2021: Cassandra Govea

Ever since Cassandra Govea was a little girl growing up in Marietta, Ga., she always dreamed of becoming a teacher. This week, 21-year-old Govea will achieve that goal by graduating with a bachelor’s degree in middle grades education with a concentration in mathematics and social studies from the College of …

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Celebrate Pride Month with author series

Eight award-winning and groundbreaking authors representing both literary excellence and LGBTQ+ pride will talk about literature and life at Augusta University’s College of Education. Registration is now open for the Pride Month Author Series, hosted by the Augusta University Writing Project. The series is a continuation of the AU Writing …

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Free virtual cybersecurity camps offered this summer

Augusta University and the Department of Defense are offering two virtual, no-cost or reduced-cost computer science and cybersecurity camps for students this summer, and registration opens May 1. Dr. Ashley Gess, assistant professor of STEAM education in the College of Education, alongside Dr. Michael Nowatkowski, associate professor with the School of Computer and …

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