UGA Archway Facilitates Birth to Five Community Engagement in Whitfield County
With a growing consensus that early learning opportunities and intervention are critical to success, community leaders set a goal that every student in the county will read on grade level by third grade.
Smagorinsky receives national award for best publication in literacy research
College of Education professor Peter Smagorinsky has received another national award for his 2011 book on literacy research during the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia April 3-7.
Two alumni among 10 finalists for Georgia Teacher of the Year
Two College of Education alumni -- Nick Crowder and Hyunjin Son -- were among the 10 finalists for the 2015 Georgia Teacher of the Year, State School Superintendent John Barge (EdD '04) announced in a press release on April 7.
Jenkins to receive New Investigator Award from ACSM
Nathan Jenkins, an assistant professor of kinesiology in the University of Georgia College of Education, has been selected to receive a 2014 New Investigator Award from the American College of Sports Medicine.
Ruona elected Incoming President of AHRD
Wendy Ruona, an associate professor in lifelong education, administration, and policy, was recently elected as Incoming President of the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD). She will serve a six-year term—two years each as Incoming President, President and Former President.
Smagorinsky: Atlanta's Elisha Gray another Great Georgia Teacher
UGA Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky writes about Maynard Jackson High School special education teacher Elisha Gray in the April 7 Atlanta Journal Constitution.
COE, Clarke School leaders visit University of Glasgow
A group that included College of Education Dean Craig Kennedy, Associate Dean for Academic Programs Laura Bierema and Director of the Office of School Engagment Janna Dresden visited the COE's partners at the University of Glasgow (UofG) in Scotland in March 2014.
Watkins inducted into AHRD Scholar Hall of Fame
Karen E. Watkins, professor and associate head of the lifelong education, administration, and policy department in the University of Georgia College of Education, has been inducted into the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) Scholar Hall of Fame.
Hawkins in NYT: Success may not be what it seems
Billy Hawkins, a professor in kinesiology, writes in a March 28 New York Times op-ed that success may not be what it seems in relation to a recent regional National Labor Relations Board ruling that football players at Northwestern University can unionize and collectively bargain.
Exploring new ways to learn
With the demand for STEM education increasing in today's workforce, the College of Education's Department of Career and Information Studies has established a partnership with one of the leading robotics education companies in South Korea.