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  • Clemson to participate in fellows program that aims to positively impact teacher recruitment, retention

    May 16, 2019

    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.

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    College of Education announces grant fellows for 2019-2020 academic year

    May 8, 2019

    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 […]

  • Expressway to Tiger Town

    Upstate education leaders announce accelerated higher education pathway to address critical teacher shortage

    April 26, 2019

    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 […]

  • Perfecting Your Roar

    Hear from educators benefiting from Clemson’s professional development sessions aimed at new teachers

    April 10, 2019

    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 […]

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    Clemson faculty member coauthors comprehensive guide to STEAM education

    April 8, 2019

    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.

  • Clemson College of Education names associate deans and a department chair

    April 8, 2019

    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 […]

  • Clemson College of Education to discount online degree programs for S.C. educators

    April 4, 2019

    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, Greenville schools to examine best practices for students with emotional and behavioral disorders

    March 5, 2019

    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.

  • Clemson professor fulfills lifelong dream of serving on Randolph Caldecott Award Selection Committee

    February 26, 2019

    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 […]

  • College of Education students begin student chapter of national association dedicated to excellence in teaching

    February 4, 2019

    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. […]

  • Clemson’s education and human development department recognizes outstanding doctoral students with research fellowships

    January 28, 2019

    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 […]

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    Roy Jones appointed provost distinguished professor

    January 16, 2019

    Dr. Roy Jones has been appointed provost distinguished professor, a special designation awarded by the provost to recognize outstanding scholars who are highly productive and build a national reputation for Clemson University. Jones currently serves as faculty in Clemson’s College of Education as well as director for both Call Me MISTER and the Center for […]

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    Clemson program ranked No. 1 among national online graduate education programs for second year

    January 15, 2019

    U.S. News & World Report once again has ranked a Clemson University College of Education program as the best online graduate education program in the nation in 2019. The college’s Master of Education in Teaching and Learning program retains the top spot for the second year in a row.

  • College of Education associate dean recognizes outstanding doctoral students with inaugural research fellowships

    December 14, 2018

    Faculty in Clemson’s College of Education recently recognized three students as the college’s first associate dean research fellows. The fellowship rewards doctoral students who are leaders among their peers in the area of research. According to Jeff Marshall, interim associate dean for research and graduate studies in the college, the fellowship is designed to recognize […]

  • A.J. Richard, a junior elementary education major, outside of the Hendrix Student Center on Nov. 29, 2018

    Student Affairs Talk: A.J. Richard

    November 29, 2018

    Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is A.J. Richard, a junior elementary education major from Ooltewah, Tennessee. — A.J. Richard grew up a […]