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Articles for: Office of School Engagement

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.

Faculty member's work launched powerful partnership to prepare teachers

May 2, 2018
After 11 years, Dr. Janna Dresden will step down as Director of the College of Education's Office of School Engagement in July.

'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.

Study underway to evaluate Camp DIVE's impact

May 2, 2018
The research team is using a mixed-methods approach that will look at student achievement through various lenses.

Welsh focuses on policy, equity, discipline issues across district

May 2, 2018
Richard O. Welsh, assistant professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, became a district-wide professor-in-residence in January.

Doctoral student honored by professional development school district organization

April 10, 2018
Ashley Nylin, a third-year doctoral student in middle grades education, was named an "Emerging Professional Development School Leader" by the National Association for Professional Development Schools.

Clarke Middle School principal elected to national position

November 10, 2017
MacMillan will serve a three-year term on the board of the the National Association for Professional Development Schools as one of the P-12 leadership representatives.

Camp DIVE makes a splash for a second summer

November 10, 2017
Everyone who participated came away with a new appreciation for the power of experiential learning and contributed to the positive energy that characterized the month-long summer camp.

Climate change: Kat Raczynski helps district set course for improved social-emotional development

November 10, 2017
The director of the Safe and Welcoming Schools project in the College of Education became the Clarke County School District's district-wide professor-in-residence for school climate in fall 2015.

New leaders, new energy in PDSD for 2017-18 school year

November 10, 2017
The Professional Development School District partnership experienced significant leadership changes at both the university and district levels for the 2017-18 school year.