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USC Alum Named as Finalist for National Education Association Foundation's Teaching Excellence Award

USC Alum Named as Finalist for National Education Association Foundation's Teaching Excellence Award

Originally from Sumter, SC, Stephanie M. Johnson graduated from USC with a BA in English in Spring 2003 and completed her Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education in December 2004.

Keeping Students in School to Give Them a Chance to Succeed

Keeping Students in School to Give Them a Chance to Succeed

"Educators and school communities have significant influence over students' lives and could step in to provide the critical social capital and support networks that promote educational opportunities and lead to positive relationships." -Susan C. Bon, J.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Meir Muller to Receive Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award

Dr. Meir Muller to Receive Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award

When asked for his response to the Association's announcement, Dr. Muller replied, "I am humbled to receive this award and attribute the recognition to the wonderful mentors, colleagues and students that I interact with at USC."

USC Coaching Teachers Prepare for SC Teaching Standards 4.0

USC Coaching Teachers Prepare for SC Teaching Standards 4.0

SC Teaching Standards 4.0, will go into effect in public schools across the state in 2017-2018. The College of Education has been preparing coaching teachers to train their interns to meet these new standards

STEP Into Science Teaching Program Celebrates 10 Years

STEP Into Science Teaching Program Celebrates 10 Years

The STEP Into Science Teaching Program is a year-long program where teachers from across South Carolina are able to gain experience with inquiry-based instruction.

Center for Inquiry Conference a Great Success

Center for Inquiry Conference a Great Success

The Center for Inquiry's conference,"Inquiry Matters," produced with support from the College of Education, was highly successful, drawing many positive responses from the attendees.

USC Sponsors 2016 Inquiry Matters Conference

USC Sponsors 2016 Inquiry Matters Conference

Inquiry Matters conferences offer accessible, intentional and systematic ongoing professional development to USC students, faculty and Consortium for Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning Partner Schools across South Carolina and the country.

Student Spotlight: Sally Hyatt

Student Spotlight: Sally Hyatt

Sally Hyatt works to earn her Ph.D. in Education Leadership: Higher Education

Dr. Dickey to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Dickey to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Honors Edwin Dickey with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the profession of teaching math.

Student Spotlight: Yin Burgess

Student Spotlight: Yin Burgess

Yin Burgess, Ph.D. student in College of Education's Educational Research and Measurement Program, received SCEPUR's Distinguished Paper Award.

Student Spotlight: Christi Bigony

Student Spotlight: Christi Bigony

After graduating from USC with a degree in a Bachelor of Arts in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management, Christi Bigony joined Palmetto College to pursue a graduate degree in Elementary Education. Her advice to other students: "Don't think that because the classes are online, they are somehow easier. It takes a great deal of time-management, determination, and flexibility to complete online classes."

Palmetto College Schedules First Elementary Education Graduates

Palmetto College Schedules First Elementary Education Graduates

Through the College of Education at the University of South Carolina, South Carolinians are able to earn Elementary Education bachelor's degrees through Palmetto College online. The College of Education is proud to graduate the first five Palmetto College Elementary Education candidates in the spring and summer of 2016. These graduates are from all across the state including Columbia, Elgin, Goose Creek, and Pelion.

Student Spotlight: Wayne Bruner

Student Spotlight: Wayne Bruner

Wayne Bruner is one of five Elementary Education students scheduled to be the first graduates from the University of South Carolina's Palmetto College.

NAPDS names award in honor of Jason Kinsey

NAPDS names award in honor of Jason Kinsey

Friends of NAPDS award given in honor of Jason Kinsey

College of Education Names New Dean

College of Education Names New Dean

Jon Pedersen says he was drawn to South Carolina because of the respect that the College of Education has nationally.

Spotlight Senior Addison Barrack Shares USC Experience

Spotlight Senior Addison Barrack Shares USC Experience

Addison Barrack, senior in the College of Education shares her experience at USC and why she says, "There was no other program that offered the same amount of actual experience through practicums and internships."

Ryan Carlson Receives Five Year Grant

Ryan Carlson Receives Five Year Grant

Ryan Carlson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Counselor Education, Department of Education Studies, College of Education, was awarded a five year grant in collaboration with the University of Central Florida.

University of South Carolina Joins 100Kin10

University of South Carolina Joins 100Kin10

The University of South Carolina has been selected to join the 2016 partnership class of the initiative, organized by the White House to develop 100,000 new science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021.

UofSC Graduate Student Kimberly Freeman Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award

UofSC Graduate Student Kimberly Freeman Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Kimberly Freeman earning a master's in educational leadership, wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award

USC PACES program getting kids moving

USC PACES program getting kids moving

While the academic classroom setting has traditionally not been a place for children to get physical activity, Collin Webster and his team are seeking to change that.

UofSC College of Education and Children's Center STEM Fair Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

UofSC College of Education and Children's Center STEM Fair Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

UofSC College of Education and Children's Center STEM Fair Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Teachers rights around the world

Teachers rights around the world

The College of Education Dept. of Educational Studies has invited Dr. Vavrus to share her research insights on postcolonial education, critical development studies, and comparative teacher education in a public talk followed by a public forum at USC.

College of Education Alumni invited to UofSC Homecoming 2015

College of Education Alumni invited to UofSC Homecoming 2015

Alumni are invited to attend the university's homecoming celebration this year to celebrate the opening of the new Alumni Center

Sub-Saharan Africa beckons Fulbright Scholar to return

Sub-Saharan Africa beckons Fulbright Scholar to return

"This experience," Boutte says, "will allow me to gain firsthand experience, insights, and understandings about the dynamics in Nigeria in order to offer a more balanced view of Africa in general and Nigeria in particular."

Dr. Charles H. Witten: Remembering a monolithic leader

Dr. Charles H. Witten: Remembering a monolithic leader

He possessed a discerning disciplined presence befitting a leader. Lives depended on him. Lives were influenced by him. Dr. Charles H. Witten shaped the future for all he encountered.

 

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