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  • Amidst pandemic challenges, Georgia Southern alumna awarded for national Reclaiming the Joy of Teaching Award
    Georgia Southern University alumna and Windsor Forest Elementary School first grade teacher Margarita Pomare-McDonald (‘20) is the 2021 recipient of the Literacies and Language Arts for All (LLA) Reclaiming the Joy of Teaching Award. Presented each year by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), the Joy of Teaching Award is given annually to […]
  • An Eagle Educator is the 2022 Georgia Teacher of the Year
    The 2022 Georgia Teacher of the Year is a Georgia Southern University alumna Cherie Dennis (‘10) who has lived and studied across the nation from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco, California, and settled in Savannah, where she began a career in teaching more than 12 years ago. Dennis, a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, went to […]
  • Georgia Southern’s College of Education creates research center dedicated to youth advocacy
    For more than 30 years, Georgia Southern University’s National Youth Advocacy and Resilience (NYAR) Conference (formerly the National Youth-at-Risk Conference) has served as an epicenter of information sharing and advancement for the support of youth facing challenges across the nation. The conference recently led to the creation of the NYAR Research Center, an interdisciplinary facility […]
  • Georgia Southern education senior named one of three PAGE teacher candidate scholarship recipients
    Georgia Southern University senior and secondary education major NelSilva Wolf has been awarded one of three scholarships from the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE). The scholarship is awarded annually to rising juniors or seniors pursuing their initial certification as a teacher in the state.  “Ms. Wolf’s dedication to the profession is evident through her […]
  • Beverly Miller receives the College’s Commitment to Diversity Award
    Beverly Miller, Ph.D., assistant professor of elementary science education, was named the 2021 recipient of the Georgia Southern University College of Education’s (COE) Commitment to Diversity Award. A science teacher for over 30 years, Miller joined the College in 2018 where she has been able to share both her research on minorities in STEM as […]
  • Toledo is College of Education’s ‘Instructor of the Year’
    Courtney Toledo, clinical instructor in the Department of Elementary and Special Education, has been named the recipient of the Georgia Southern University College of Education’s (COE) 2021 Instructor/Lecturer Faculty Award in Teaching and Service Award.  Toledo joined the COE in 2017, and serves as a clinical instructor in the dual certification (elementary and special education) […]

Last updated: 3/10/2021