Teacher Education

WRDW: Leaders share concerns over safety

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – We’ve been focused on parents and how they’re taking the news of schools’ plans to reopen. But what about teachers? They aren’t the ones making the decisions, but they’re certainly affected by them. It’s almost time to head back to school, but there are still some …

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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 loses emeritus colleague

We are very sad to report the passing of our colleague, Dr. Frank H. Chou, a professor of educational research in the College of Education for 39 years. Chou joined the faculty in 1960 and retired in 1989. He was named Professor of the Year in 1965 and served as …

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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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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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