Jonda C. McNair, professor in Clemson’s College of Education, had just come off of a rewarding—and educational—stint on the 2019 Randolph Caldecott Award Selection Committee, and as the semester wound down she found out she had been appointed to another, similarly prestigious position. McNair will serve as chair of the 2021 John Newbery Medal Award […]
The Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement (CERRA) has selected Clemson University to participate in its teaching fellows program beginning in fall 2020. The mission of the program is to recruit talented high school seniors into the teaching profession and help them develop leadership qualities.
Construction on the new education facility at the Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center reached a milestone May 8 in a gathering to celebrate the near-completion of timber installation on an innovative project covering 16,500 square feet. In lieu of a traditional “topping off” ceremony, general contractor Sherman Construction welcomed key stakeholders from Clemson […]
Leadership in Clemson’s College of Education has recognized three faculty members as grant fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year. The College of Education Grant Fellows Program buys out awardees’ teaching responsibilities for one year so that they can pursue major grant funding opportunities. Fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year are Kris Frady, Dani Herro and […]
Leadership from Greenville County Schools, Greenville Technical College and the Clemson University College of Education announced a collaborative partnership that will open a seamless pathway from high school to a degree in education from Clemson University. The partnership, “Expressway to Tiger Town,” will identify, support and prepare students for a career as an educator. The […]
Clemson’s College of Education began a series of professional development seminars, Perfecting Your Roar, aimed at new teachers late last year. The sessions’ primary goals are to address knowledge gaps often experienced by teachers new to the classroom and provide a venue for new teachers to meet and help one another by sharing knowledge and […]
A select group of Clemson University undergraduates have just returned from Louisville, Kentucky where they participated in a Meeting of the Minds with other Atlantic Coast Conference students.
A faculty member in Clemson’s College of Education has coauthored a new book, “An Educator’s Guide to STEAM: Engaging Students Using Real-World Problems.” The book aims to help readers better understand the STEAM framework in education, which is an educational approach that incorporates science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
The Clemson University College of Education will close out the academic year with new leadership already in place for the 2019-2020 academic year. The college recently completed national searches for both of its associate deans and one department chair. Dr. Michelle Cook has been selected as associate dean of undergraduate programs and faculty engagement, and […]
South Carolina teachers pursuing graduate education programs in Clemson University’s College of Education will receive a 10 percent tuition reduction thanks to the college’s new SC Teacher Incentive Program beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. The program will apply to four of the college’s online master’s programs.
Clemson University has partnered with Greenville County Schools on research that will examine the most effective approaches for teachers working with students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The project will start with a four-day training session for special education teachers in summer 2019 and continue with coaching and evaluations during the following academic year.
The power of the Caldecott Medal is practically subconscious at this point. Awarded annually to the most distinguished American picture book, it has been instantly recognizable to children and adults for over 80 years. Even people who don’t know the origin of the man atop the runaway horse on the medal—it’s from “The Diverting Story […]
The first class of South Carolina’s first university-led teacher residency program at Clemson is now more than halfway through their year-long residency experience in the classroom. We’ve taken the time to drop in on two sets of residents and master teachers along the way to get a sense of their day-to-day experience and learn how […]
With the help of Clemson faculty, a group of Clemson students in the College of Education have started a student chapter of ASCD, formerly known as the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. The association is dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading so that every child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. […]
Faculty in Clemson’s education and human development department recently recognized three students as its first doctoral research fellows. The fellowship rewards doctoral students who are leaders among their peers in the area of research. According to Debi Switzer, chair of the education and human development department, the fellowship is designed to recognize students who have […]