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Articles for: Office of Outreach and Engagement

Accentuate the positive

November 8, 2017
Katherine Raczynski draws from her extensive research in bullying prevention to work with schools and educational organizations across Georgia to improve school climates.

Former associate dean to serve as interim schools chief

November 22, 2016
Jack Parish, the College's former associate dean of outreach and engagement, starts in January as interim school superintendent for Clarke County.

Kids, adults can be 'swim teachers' to help prevent bullying

October 11, 2016
For National Bullying Prevention Month, the director of our Safe and Welcoming Schools project shares some prevention tips.

Red Clay Writing Project helps develop next generation of instruction

September 21, 2016
Savannah's Deep Center creates programs that teach literacy in innovative ways

'Poe-tober' events haunt Athens this fall

September 16, 2016
Edgar Allan Poe-themed activities sponsored by National Endowment for the Arts

Partnership helps local high schools win national recognition

September 13, 2016
Professors-in-residence, Experience UGA programs cited as Clarke high schools named 'Schools of Opportunity'

Camp DIVE gives kids a leg up on summer

June 17, 2016
The inaugural camp is helping to prevent 'summer slide' reports local newspaper

New summer program keeps kids learning when school is out

March 30, 2016
Camp DIVE expands partnership between UGA, Clarke County Schools

Launch party highlights grant to help Georgia families

December 11, 2015
Stakeholders, partners gather for a kickoff reception at the UGA Special Collections Library

Third annual workshop highlights collaboration with schools, principals' perspectives

November 20, 2015
The Office of Outreach and Engagement helps connect faculty and students at the College of Education to community organizations and groups for a mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources.

Program for new principals named among state's innovative programs

October 20, 2015
A report from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement has highlighted a College of Education program that helps train new principals

Award-winning partnership benefits future teachers, students, educators

October 19, 2015
Working together, the College of Education and a local school district have created a model that trains future teachers, supports current ones, and benefits students; today, it's a model used nationwide.

Lanoue puts focus on reform efforts during State of Education conference

September 21, 2015
Clarke County's superintendent tackled school reform efforts in keynote at annual event.

Parish quoted on teacher shortage in DeKalb, Clayton schools

August 20, 2015
Jack Parish, the associate dean for outreach and engagement of UGA's College of Education and a clinical associate professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, was recently quoted in a story broadcasted by WABE-FM.

K-12 teachers get hands-on study of Georgia's barrier islands

August 12, 2015
Faculty from Armstrong State University and educators from Stone Mountain Memorial Association recently led a group of K-12 teachers on a hands-on study of the geology, ecology, and history of Georgia's barrier islands.

New camp shines light on food justice and local community

July 30, 2015
Earlier this month, 30 middle school students from around Athens-Clarke County attended a hands-on camp focused on art, food justice and scientific inquiry.

UGA-school district partnership praised by national organization

June 11, 2015
The Professional Development School District, a partnership between UGA College of Education and the Clarke County School District, was cited as "exemplary" by judges selecting regional winners of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award.

Partnership helps local students and trains teachers too

May 4, 2015
Go into just about any Clarke County public school these days and you're liable to find University of Georgia education students — lots of them. You can also find UGA professors, some of whom are actually stationed in the schools.

Clarke County superintendent finds UGA connection at White House

May 1, 2015
Clarke County schools Superintendent Phil Lanoue, who was honored earlier this year as the National Superintendent of the year, made another connection to Clarke County and the University of Georgia during a visit to the White House in late April.

Experience UGA helps kids 'live the college life'

April 22, 2015
A recent story in the Athens Banner-Herald highlights the Experience UGA program on the day after its annual fundraiser.