Teacher Education

Kemp receives Excellence in Teaching award

The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi chapter at Augusta University, recently honored Dr. Drew Kemp, professor of education, with the Excellence in Teaching Award. The award is given to individuals who teach with passion and inspire students beyond the classroom; demonstrate dedication to developing students beyond academic …

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Harper delivers keynote address on literacy techniques

AUGUSTA, GA – Dr. Rebecca Harper, Professor of Education at Augusta University, was recently invited to give the keynote address at the 4th Annual Literacy Leaders Conference at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Harper has been passionate about literacy for years, starting with her time as a classroom teacher. “I taught …

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Wilson named national scorer for student teacher assessments

AUGUSTA, GA – For the past four years, Dr. Judi Wilson worked to ensure that Augusta University’s teacher candidates were ready when Georgia implemented edTPA education majors in Fall of 2015. EdTPA is the new pre-service teacher performance assessment developed by the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity. Wilson and the …

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Alum wins first-year teaching award

AUGUSTA, GA – Kristen Still, a 2015 College of Education alum, was recently chosen by Aiken County Public Schools as First-Year Teacher of the Year for Clearwater Elementary School. Still has a B.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Augusta University and teaches first grade. Read the full story by clicking …

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College of Education alumni chosen as STAR teachers

AUGUSTA, GA – Several graduates from the Augusta University College of Education were chosen as STAR teachers through the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation program in Richmond and Columbia counties. Students who score the highest score in one sitting on the SAT taken, and who score in the top …

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Alum wins teaching grant

ABOVE: Augusta University alum Brooke Byrd (far right) celebrates graduation in May 2015 with (L-R) fellow graduate Ariel Lucas, former Dean of the College of Education Cindi Chance, and fellow graduate Hayley Goolsy. AUGUSTA, GA – First-year teacher and Augusta University College of Education alum Brooke Byrd (B.A., 2015) recently …

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