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ESPN's talent executive gives graduates a smart send-off

Distinguished alumna Tonya Harris Cornileus, who gave the College of Education's convocation address for the 2015 ceremony, has taken her talent for teaching and turned it into managing talent.Cornileus (MEd, '04, PhD, '10) is the vice pres…

Fulbright winner comes full circle

As a freshman in high school, Tiffany Chu played with the idea of pursuing a career in teaching.In fact, she spent most of her last year at the University of Georgia working with the same high school teacher that sparked her passion for Eng…

$643,000 grant breaks new ground in transgender research

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia has received $643,000 as part of a national study on identity development in transgender populations, the largest study of its kind to date.The five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Instit…

Celebrating 100 years of creative thinking

College of Education's Torrance Center honors the life and legacy of Dr. Ellis Paul Torrance

Never lose sight of the prize

Diana Huizar is fully aware that life is like a game of cards. We can't change the hand we're dealt, but we can certainly even out the playing field. With this mantra in mind, Huizar could focus on her dream of becoming a professor while wo…

Spring 2015 ETAP faculty and graduate student news

Beth Dickson served as visiting scholar from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, during the 2014 fall semester. Having several years' experience in a variety of senior leadership roles, Dickson worked with ETAP faculty in their professiona…

ETAP alumni win awards, named top teachers

Jooeun Oh, who received her (PhD ’13, early childhood education) is the 2015 recipient of the Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education Dissertation Award. This is a special academic interest group of the American Educational Res…

ETAP research: LISELL-B project

The Language-rich Inquiry Science with English Language Learners through Biotechnology (LISELL-B) project uses funding from the National Science Foundation to explore how Latino/a students, families, their teachers, and a research team can …

ETAP faculty news: Oen accepts Peace Corps assignment

Denise Oen has accepted a Peace Corps position as an education curriculum specialist for the Chuuk State Department of Education beginning in July.

ETAP faculty news: Retirement of department head and others

The Department of Educational Theory and Practice will say farewell to several of its members at the end of the spring semester. Distinguished Research Professor and Department Head Ronald Butchart will be retiring in May, along with his wife and part-time supervisor for student teachers, Amy Rolleri. Also, Associate Professor and Associate Department Head Betty Bisplinghoff will be leaving the department after 21 years of service to UGA.

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