Thirteen ways to partner with the College of Education

Augusta University’s College of Education provides unique learning opportunities, like immersive experiences, hands-on activities, real-life challenges in safe settings and collaboration with students and professionals from diverse backgrounds. Engage students, learn from fellow professionals, and take your career to the next level in education, leadership, counseling and kinesiology. Registration is already open for some of our events for the 2019-20 academic year.

1. STEAMIFY (formerly MindFrame)

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the Summerville Campus

This fun and innovative teaching tool provides educators the opportunity to implement a challenge that can be aligned to a standards-based classroom. Plan and implement design-based STEAM approaches in your classroom and include all students in the kind of dynamic, fun, deep and significant learning outcomes that can be possible. Registration open now and closes Sept. 15. Competition day is Oct. 26. View photos of last year’s event. Contact Dr. Ashley Gess with questions.

2. Digital Storytelling for Teachers

6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in the JSAC Ballroom on the Summerville Campus

Digital storytelling engages students in the curriculum while building creativity, communication and critical thinking. Learn how to guide students into constructing understanding through technology. Registration is open now. Contact Dr. Ashley Gess with questions.

3. College of Education Graduate Programs Open House

5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the JSAC Ballroom

Boost your knowledge and your career with an advanced degree program, including MEd, EdS and EdD programs, as well as certifications and endorsements. Our casual drop-in format lets you tailor your time, and our on-site child care room makes it easy! Contact Macy Rice with questions.

4. ISL Conference

Presentation submissions open Sept. 16; registration opens in November
Event: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, on the Summerville Campus

A day of fun and inspiring professional learning for teachers, counselors, administrators, teacher educators and others. Registration is free for all faculty in public and private schools in Burke, Columbia, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliaferro, Warren and Wilkes counties. Watch a video about the conference. Contact Dr. Stacie Pettit with questions.

5. Literacy Plays

9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 18 and Nov. 20, in Maxwell Theatre

These funny and engaging plays are based on common stories you can share with your classes before the show — and then let us bring them to life! On Sept. 18, we will host “The Fisherman and His Needy, Greedy Wife” at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. On Nov. 20, we will host “Holly and the Christmas Gift” at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Register your child, family, group or school for free. Learn more here.

6. Huffines Discussion

2-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in University Hall 170

Gather eight national leaders and thinkers in human performance and sports medicine and let them each speak for 15 minutes. What will they say? Talks are at a conversational level for everyone. View photos of a previous event. Contact Dr. Steven Page with questions.

7. Future Georgia Educators Day

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on the Summerville Campus

The College of Education has teamed up with PAGE to plan an exciting day of professional learning, networking and college visitation for students who may be considering a career in education. View photos of a previous event. Contact Macy Rice with questions.

8. Junior Model U.N.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, Cyber Center

With a free curriculum designed to align with state social studies standards, Junior Model U.N. at Augusta University introduces middle school students to global challenges and allows them to learn about culture and politics of nations. View photos from a previous event. Contact Nadia Jilani-Hyler with questions.

9. Kinesiology Research Day

Thursday, March 26, 2020, in the JSAC Ballroom

Explore new research and knowledge in kinesiology, including topics like coaching, fitness, nutrition, exercise science, sport psychology, physical therapy and more. Keynote speaker to be announced. View photos of a previous event. Contact Dr. Hannah Bennett with questions.

10. Future Georgia Educators Signing Day

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, times and locations will vary

Across the state, local systems are empowered to host their own Future Educators Signing Day. Students will be recognized on the state and local levels by secondary and post-secondary institutions, local media, and by members of the education community. View photos of a previous event. Contact Linsey Shockley with questions.

11. Kids University, June 2020

2019 registration is ongoing; 2020 registration opens in spring 2020

The College of Education’s summer camp offers half-day or full-day academic enrichment programs designed for kids who have completed kindergarten through seventh grade. All courses and activities promote creativity, critical thinking and most of all … fun! View photos and video of previous years. Contact Dr. Gordon Eisenman with questions.

12. Augusta University Writing Project

Summer 2020; applications open in spring 2020

This is an immersive writing experience where a community of writers explore issues in writing and in teaching writing. They will learn how to write and improve their writing, how writers think and how to better teach writing. View photos from a previous year’s event. Contact Dr. Rebecca Harper with questions.

13. Graduate Degree Programs (online options offered)

Apply by Nov. 2 (spring admission), March 2 (summer), June 2 (fall)

Control your career. An advanced degree prepares successful and innovative leaders, scholars, researchers and educators to advance their field and impact their community. Class sizes are small, and faculty excel in mentoring and training students. Contact Macy Rice with questions.

For more information, visit our homepage or call us at 706-737-1499.

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