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AU Writing Project assists GaDOE with professional development

The Augusta University Writing Project (AUWP), led by Dr. Rebecca G. Harper, has conducted more than a dozen training webinars for the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) in September. Teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators from all over the state, as well as Georgia Department of Education staff, have attended the …

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New faculty profile: Focus on the student experience will help improve instruction

In any classroom, the ultimate goal is to transmit new knowledge or skills to students. But with technology, circumstances, and society changing rapidly, so proven methodologies must change with them. Dr. Rhia Moreno, who joins the College of Education as an Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation, has spent her career studying best practices from …

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New faculty profile: Flood impacts educators with grounded approach

As demographics shift in the U.S., new research and tools will be needed to track and analyze the needs of future generations of students and their families – and to inform educators on how to meet those needs. Dr. Lee Flood, who joins the College of Education as Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of …

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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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College of Education earns three national honors

The Augusta University College of Education earned three national awards honoring excellence in middle grades education at the annual conference for the Association for Middle Level Education from Nov. 7-9 in Nashville, Tennessee. AU emerged from a national pool of distinguished professionals and educators to capture Outstanding Professor of Middle Grades Education for Dr. Stacie Pettit, …

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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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College hosts more than 100 future Jaguars

We were so thrilled to host students from Burke County Public School System, Richmond County School System, McDuffie County School System and Columbia County School District for the annual Future Georgia Educators Day with The Professional Association of Georgia Educators! Click here to enjoy photos from the day. Interested in attending next year’s event at Augusta …

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