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KDE to host employment Q&A for education students

AUGUSTA, GA. – Kappa Delta Epsilon, the GRU College of Education education honor society, will host a panel discussion at 6 p.m. on Oct 7 with area school administrators present to answer students’ questions about job hunting in education. “Knowing what principals want in a new teacher – especially for …

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College of Education alum earns Teacher of the Year in Lincoln County

(Above, L-R) Megan Goolsby (B.S.Ed., 2011; M.Ed., 2014), Jasper Dukes and Kathy Thomas are all Lincoln County Teacher of the Year award recipients. AUGUSTA, GA. – Jaguars roared in Lincoln County when the Board of Education announced its Teachers of the Year and first-grade teacher Megan Goolsby was chosen Teacher of the Year for …

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Author of course textbook speaks to education classroom

AUGUSTA, GA. – Educator Kathryn Edmonds, author of the textbook “TeamWork: Setting the Standard for Collaborative Teaching” stopped by to talk to education majors in Dr. Stacie Pettit’s Understanding & Teaching Early Adolescents class. Edmonds’ book is the required text for the course, which describes interdisciplinary team teaching in a …

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Alumni earn Teacher of the Year awards in McDuffie County

(Above, L-R): Mandy Brantley, Jarmel Calvin, Kelli Poston, Ashlee Crawford, Seymone Reese, Ashlei Perkins, and Johnna Simpson are all McDuffie County Teacher of the Year award recipients. AUGUSTA, GA. – Jaguars roared in McDuffie County when the Board of Education announced its Teachers of the Year. Of the seven schools in the county, …

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Literacy Center will show ‘The Ant and the Grasshopper’

AUGUSTA, GA. – The classic Aesop fable about the perils of laziness and the importance of charity will come to life Oct. 14 as the Augusta University Literacy Center presents “The Ant and the Grasshopper” at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater. In this modernized, updated version of the play, a playful grasshopper wastes away …

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Kinesiology student leads fitness initiative during internship

AUGUSTA, GA. – John Felak had a lot of good things to say about his most recent intern. The Program Coordinator with North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services worked with College of Education kinesiology graduate Jessica (Carpenter) Kottkamp for nine months as she finished her senior year and strove to gain …

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