Tag Archives: school counseling

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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Alum wins prestigious South Carolina school counseling award

Elisha Ellison (MEd ’09), Silver Bluff High School Lead Counselor, was recently named the statewide School Counselor of the Year by the Palmetto State School Counselor Association (PSSCA). Ellison was also recognized as the prestigious WJBF NewsChannel 6 Golden Apple Award‘s first-ever school counselor winner in November of 2020. She …

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How to helping children manage back to school anxiety among COVID-19

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) — Back to school jitters are not uncommon for most students. However, with children seeing COVID-19 dominating the news, and having their previous school year cut short, the unknown pressure may be enormous. “Children are experiencing this in their way,” said Dr. Margaux H. Brown. They’re consumers …

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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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Counseling grad student models AU values

Counseling grad student Mariah Clay strives for excellence at Augusta University. Click here to read about her journey. Join her in school counseling or clinical mental health counseling in the College of Education. Click here for more information about our counseling graduate programs.

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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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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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