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News articles categorized as: Schools and Administrators

Turning observation into action

July 16, 2018
Fifteen educators and community members work to commemorate the victims of racial terror lynchings in Athens-Clarke County.

Alumna receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

July 2, 2018
Christy Sutton (MEd '12) was one of only two elementary teachers in Georgia to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Alumna takes wide-angle approach to new role on school board

June 25, 2018
With a background in counseling psychology, LaKeisha Gantt (MED ’03, PHD ’10) adds a new perspective to the Clarke County School Board.

'Inquiry fair' highlights teachers, candidates

May 2, 2018
More than 70 teacher candidates in the early childhood and middle grades programs shared inquiry projects in a gallery walk format and talked with UGA faculty and mentor teachers and administrators.

Alumna receives Outstanding Research Award from NC State University

May 1, 2018
Jessica DeCuir-Gunby (MA '00, PhD '03), a professor of educational psychology at North Carolina State University, received the 2018-2019 Outstanding Research Award from NC State's Alumni Association.

Smagorinsky shines light on effective school leaders

April 9, 2018
During his ongoing research study, Peter Smagorinsky discovered an outstanding principal who was praised by a participant for his leadership and involvement at a Madison County high school.

Georgia Children's Book Awards names 2018 winners

March 23, 2018
More than 30,000 children across the state took part in this year's vote.

College career program benefits high school students

March 23, 2018
Kiara Plummer is one of nine Clarke County high school students who are benefiting from programs that provide part-time jobs and internships.

2017-2018 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor six for their achievements

March 21, 2018
Six graduates of the University of Georgia's College of Education will be recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 13th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on April 6.

New study examines link between school choice policies and gentrification

March 19, 2018
Households are far more likely to gentrify communities of color when school choice options expand, according to assistant professor Walker Swain.