Educational Leadership & Research

Doctorate of Education student puts philosophy into practice

By Ashley Whitaker The Graduate School AUGUSTA, GA. – While earning her Masters in Integrated Teaching of the Arts at Lesley University, Baria Jennings found herself creating curriculum and lesson plans, planning for a long-term goal that would guide much of her accomplished career. “I really started thinking about creating …

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Buning profiled by Greenville News

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Megan Buning, Professor of Education at Georgia Regents University in the College of Education, left Riverside High School 17 years ago after pitching the Warriors to three Class AAA softball state championships and earning state player of the year three times. The Greenville News profiled her July …

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College of Education adds ESOL endorsement

AUGUSTA, GA – The GRU College of Education has received authorization from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) to offer an English for Speakers of Other Languages endorsement for students in its teacher preparation and special education programs. GRU will begin offering an updated curriculum for the ESOL endorsement this …

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Local teacher learns how to teach globally at GRU

By Ashley Whitaker GRU Graduate School AUGUSTA, GA. – As a male Kindergarten teacher, Justin Flanders is a bit of an outlier, but he doesn’t seem to mind. When asked what it is like being the lone male in a profession typically dominated by women, he smiles and leans in …

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GRU will host summer workshop for educators

AUGUSTA, GA. – The CSRA Regional Education Service Agency (CSRA RESA) and Georgia Regents University College of Education will host a free two-day workshop for educators June 24-25. “Celebrating Student Voices: The Power of the Instructional Shifts” will cover the essential shift in classroom instruction necessary to ensure that students achieve the …

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Paulette Harris receives Outstanding Faculty Award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Georgia Regents University recognized distinguished faculty on March 19 at the GRU University Senate Faculty Recognition Ceremony. Dr. Paulette Harris, Cree-Walker Professor of Education in the Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Special Education, received the Outstanding Faculty Award for the College of Education. As the Cree Walker …

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National experts to speak about autism, ADHD

AUGUSTA, GA – In May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 1 in 68 children is born with an autism spectrum disorder – a rate 30 percent higher than previously thought. In response to this growing need, the GRU College of Education’s Literacy Center and the CSRA Reading …

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Pilot program off to a strong start

Above: Dr. Gordon Eisenman speaks to faculty at Lake Forest Hills Elementary School. AUGUSTA, GA. – As part of the pilot program the College of Education recently launched, Mrs. Debbie Callan, Dr. Gordon Eisenman, Dr. Beth Pendergraft and Dr. Judi Wilson are teaching their Block I Early Childhood classes at …

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