Georgia College Early College students prepare shirts for the annual Clothesline Project. The Clothesline Project is displayed every October, during Domestic Violence awareness month. Each shirt is created to bring awareness to the impact of violence towards women and children.
Dr. J.W. Good is the first GC John H. Lounsbury College of Education faculty member to earn the 2013 Georgia Excellence in Education Award from AdvancED. [full article]
Shanda Brand, graduate admissions advisor, attended the NACADA Summer Institute for Retention in Louisville, KY this summer.
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and four Specialized Professional Associations (SPAs) recognized the following CoE programs for National Recognition:
- The Early Childhood Education program was recognized by NAEYC at the Initial and Advanced level. We have the only SPA Advanced Level Recognition in the state.
- AMLE recognized our Middle Level Education program at the Initial and Advanced level. We are one of three schools in Georgia to receive this distinction.
- CEC recognized our Special Education program at the Initial level. We are one of five schools in Georgia to receive this distinction.
- ALA recognized our Library Media program at the Initial level. We are one of three schools in Georgia to receive this distinction.
Alumni and senior education students shared their education experiences during the Then, Now, and Tomorrow Tea on February 5, 2013 in the Kilpatrick Atrium.
GC Early College crowned the first homecoming king and queen during a coronation ceremony on February 14, 2013 in the Magnolia Ballroom. The 2013 GCEC king and queen are Alexis Hill, Jr. and Chiquita Cleveland (pictured).
The Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators (SPAGE) hosted an Ethics presentation on February 28, 2013 for CoE students. Margaret Elliott, a PAGE attorney, spoke and answered questions about the Code of Ethics for Georgia Educators. For more information about SPAGE click HERE.
Four educators from the Cherokee County, North Carolina school district visited GC CoE from March 13-15, 2013. These teachers currently work at project schools that have implemented a whole school reform model based in neuro-cognitive theory. While here, they visited Dr. Marianne Edwards’s Exploring Teaching and Learning classes and presented their findings and demonstrated some strategies to the students. Dr. Marcie Peck, Coordinator of Foundations, will be working with these schools in the fall.
The Middle Grades junior and senior cohorts hosted the Young Adolescent Creative Expression (YACE) celebration on April 12, 2013. 21 students from around middle Georgia, their families, teachers, principals and administrators where invited to spend an evening honoring the hard work and dedication the students put into their creative writing pieces chosen for the event.