The College of Education is a transformative leader in systematically improving education, beginning at birth. Through its classes and work, the college shows its dedication to enhancing the education and development of all students, particularly those in underserved communities.
Clemson’s College of Education has been awarded funds to create the Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators, which will research, design and implement the best strategies for minority teacher recruitment and retention. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education recently approved plans for the center, which will initially focus its efforts in Spartanburg, Cherokee, Orangeburg and Charleston.
CLEMSON – Author, activist and Pfessor, Waziyatawin is recognized as a leading indigenous intellectual. She will share stories, experiences and research at Clemson in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is recognized nationally Oct. 8. On Tuesday, Oct. 9, Waziyatawin will lead a professional development workshop called “Decolonizing Education,” from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. […]
CLEMSON – In a set of curriculum standards for a K-12 science classroom, teachers will find details about concepts to be taught and performance indicators to aim for. But they won’t find a breakdown describing how to navigate their students’ personal beliefs regarding contentious scientific topics such as climate change, evolution, or genetically modified organisms. […]
Cyrus Fernandez will join the staff of the Graduate School as the director of graduate student professional development on October 1. Fernandez will work directly with Dr. Tia N. Dumas, assistant dean for professional development and inclusive excellence, and the Graduate School leadership team to handle the day-to-day planning, organizing, and implementation of GRAD 360° […]
Clemson’s College of Education will begin a series of professional development seminars for new teachers on October 13 at Pickens County Career and Technology Center. The series, Perfecting Your Roar, will consist of four sessions over the 2018-2019 school year and be geared toward first-year and early-career teachers. The sessions’ primary goals are to address […]
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine named Clemson University a recipient of its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the second year in a row. The magazine, which is the oldest and largest publication and website of its kind in higher education, also recognized Clemson as a Diversity Champion and recipient of its first Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.
A skills gap that could leave as many as 2 million manufacturing jobs unfilled by 2025 is one of the driving forces behind a new Clemson University program that for the first time matches graduate students with technical college students on an assembly line built for research.
This Tiger conducts research in schools and trains pre-service teachers. One of the best things at Clemson, she says, is the opportunity to work with students who are passionate and driven to make a difference. Meet Shanna Hirsch.
This Tiger helped design and build digital media and learning labs. The spaces feature advanced technologies to educate, excite and empower students with the tools to create. Meet Matthew Boyer. Title: Assistant professor of digital media and learning Years at Clemson: Six years What I do at Clemson: I teach an undergraduate general education and teacher […]
Even though Roy Jones says he’s “averse” to snakes, his tone implies a stronger dislike than he lets on. However, Jones is willing to face the possibility of poisonous reptiles and other beasts of the field if the reward is worth the effort, and on this overgrown, country road, Jones is close to standing on […]
Students aren’t the only ones benefitting from Clemson’s teacher residency program. The college designed the program so that master teachers come away from the experience with long-lasting benefits in addition to the immediate helping hand that comes from a second teacher in the classroom. Over the summer, master teachers and residents convened in the upstate […]
A group of Clemson University students in the nationally renowned Call Me MISTER program spent their summer vacations this year helping elementary school students improve their reading abilities and enjoy a camp experience they might not have had otherwise.
This fall, Clemson’s College of Education begins the fall semester with several new faculty members. College leadership is excited to welcome these faculty members, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. The new faculty members by department are as follows: Teaching and Learning Shanita Anderson began her career in […]
Natalie Odom Pough, Ed.D., lecturer in Clemson’s teaching and learning department, has been recognized as an emerging leader by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Pough is among 27 educators from across the country to be included in the association’s 2018 class of emerging leaders, which recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to […]
Clemson University literacy professor and administrator Kathy Headley has been named vice president of the International Literacy Association board of directors. She started her tenure July 1 and will assume the ILA presidency after a one-year term as vice president.