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Articles for: Department of Educational Theory and Practice

Two College of Education alumni receive Fulbright assistantships

September 17, 2018
Laura Moeller (B.S.Ed. ’18) and Elizabeth Jennings (B.S.Ed. ’18) were among nine UGA alumni who received English teaching assistantship awards from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Associate professor featured in NBC short film on home schooling

September 13, 2018
Cheryl Fields-Smith explains why more African-American families are home-schooling their children.

Faculty and teachers' trip to Alabama's Legacy Museum sparks dialogue for change

July 16, 2018
The experience also inspired 15 educators and community members to work to commemorate the victims of racial terror lynchings in Athens-Clarke County.

Camp DIVE's 3rd year lets kids and teachers get creative

July 5, 2018
More than 80 Clarke County students spent a month steeped in literacy, along with lessons that wove in math, social studies and community involvement.

Alumna and Triple Dawg named elementary school principal

June 29, 2018
Jennifer Whitaker (BSED ’01, MED ’03, EDS ’07) has been named principal of Oconee County Primary School in Watkinsville, Georgia.

Faculty member, student honored by campus NAACP chapter

June 18, 2018
The recent Image Awards hosted by the University of Georgia chapter of the NAACP honored two members of the College of Education community.

Gift supports scholarships for 5 students a year to 'pay it forward' as teachers

May 17, 2018
UGA College of Education students studying to become educators now have more opportunities for financial support thanks to a commitment from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Faculty member lends homeschooling expertise to PBS News Hour

April 23, 2018
While white children still remain the majority of children taught at home, the number of black children is on the rise, says Cheryl Fields-Smith, associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice.

Mixing health care and engineering for new careers

April 20, 2018
Professor helps turn students on to emerging careers in the field of bio-engineering.

Professor's work, legacy celebrated at special AERA session

April 10, 2018
The Monday session features a panel of black women teacher educators sharing how professor Cynthia Dillard's work has influenced their thinking, research and the ways they navigate academia as black women scholars.