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Alum places second in state teaching awards

Robyn Eackloff, Language Arts teacher at the Columbia County Alternative School (CCAS), was recently named runner-up by the Georgia Association of Alternative Education (GAAE) 2015-16 Teacher of the Year awards. She is a 1990 graduate of Georgia Regents University, with a B.A. in English with a minor in education. Eackloff, who …

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Alum chosen for NAEA board seat

AUGUSTA, GA – Dr. Ja’net Bishop, Principal of the Columbia County Alternative School, has been appointed as a Board Member of the National Alternative Education Association (NAEA) for 2015-2017. Bishop is a 1998 graduate of the Georgia Regents University (soon to be Augusta University) College of Education Ed.S. program, and …

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Alum wins award for military support

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Ja’net Bishop, Principal of the Columbia County Alternative School, was awarded a national citation on Oct. 11 by the Military Order of World Wars (MOWW) for her volunteerism as a veteran Army Officer. Bishop is a 1998 graduate of the Georgia Regents University (soon to be Augusta …

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Register now for the Dec. 1 RTI Workshop

AUGUSTA, GA – The GRU College of Education will offer its popular Response-to-Intervention Workshop on Dec. 1, with presentations from local and state educators. This fifth workshop in the series is particularly focused on English language learners, but will also include transferable training for any general or inclusive classroom. Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo, Professor of Education at …

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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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