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The Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars' inaugural teach-in will provide information about homeschooling Black children

July 2, 2020
Cheryl Fields-Smith has seen a dramatic increase in homeschooling inquiries due to COVID-19. Because of these increases, she co-founded Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars.

UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic offers curbside services; teletherapy

June 17, 2020
The clinic is supporting audiology patients through a new curbside service model, which reduces physical contact between patients and audiologists. Speech-language patients can engage with the clinic via telepractice.

NEA 'Big Read' grant brings graphic storytelling to life

June 16, 2020
Thanks to a recent "Big Read" grant award, Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor will launch a series of readings, lectures and events focused on the works of famed American cartoonist Roz Chast.

Study aims to enhance citizens' understanding of COVID-19 data

June 1, 2020
Assistant professor Cameron Byerley and her research team are conducting interviews with U.S. and South Korean participants to gain insight about their understanding of mathematical models as the pandemic unfolds.

Professors discuss effect of COVID-19 on education

May 29, 2020
Stephanie Jones and Hilary Hughes, faculty members in the College's department of educational theory and practice, participated in UGA's Ask Me Anything series on Thursday, May 21.

Coordinating efforts to protect medical professionals

May 5, 2020
UGA Mary Frances Early College of Education alumni and staff are working together to produce face shields for local medical professionals.

2020 Mary Frances Early College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor eight for their achievements

April 24, 2020
This year, seven graduates of the College and a professor emeritus received 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards to recognize their career achievements and community leadership.

College students prepare to educate the future

March 27, 2020
Students are dedicating research and thought into educating and interacting with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff in the public-school system.

From the experts: How to cope with anxiety

March 25, 2020
We asked some of our faculty and graduate students in the UGA Mary Frances Early College of Education to share their tips for coping with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tips for working from home with kids

March 24, 2020
Two University of Georgia family and education experts/faculty have a few recommendations to keep your kids engaged and hopefully provide opportunities to get work done.