"As we confront persistent, and often perplexing, issues related to mental health, wellness, and intellectual development, our faculty at the COE remains committed to responsive and relevant research and teaching. The professional learning opportunities we offer reflect our commitment to high-impact teaching and superior professional counseling and kinesiology practices as our standard, not an exception.” - Dr. Zach Kelehear, Vice President for Instruction and Innovation
As part of our mission, the College of Education offers low- and no-cost professional
learning opportunities to assist our students, faculty, staff, and alumni to acquire,
enhance, and refine the knowledge, skills, practices, and dispositions necessary to
create and support high achievement in all areas of study.
The college hosts workshops, conferences, expos, courses, certifications, school-based cohorts and more in the pursuit of professional excellence.
The AU National Writing Project Author Series will welcome nine celebrated authors for personal appearances to talk about writing and literacy via Zoom meeting. Registration is free and open now. Visit bit.ly/Sp2021BookClub to sign up.
The 23rd annual Impacting Student Learning Conference will be held virtually. More information to come.
Kinesiology Research Day is an annual event that explores new research and knowledge in kinesiology, including such topics as exercise science, sports psychology, physical therapy, coaching, fitness, nutrition, and more. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it may be necessary to cancel this event or to move it online. More information to come.
Future Georgia Educators Signing Day is a day held annually that is set aside to honor those high school students who have answered the calling to devote themselves to a career in education. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it may be necessary to cancel this event or to move it online. More information to come.
The AU National Writing Project Summer Institute will open its doors to area educators to offer professional and personal development in the realm of writing and literacy. The heart of the program is the summer institute, an immersive writing experience where a community of writers explore issues in writing and in teaching writing. They will learn how to write, to improve their writing, how writers think, and how to better teach writing. Applications will open in Spring 2021. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it may be necessary to cancel this event or to move it online. More information to come.
Spaces go fast for the annual Kids University Summer Camp at Augusta University. Held weekly in June on the Summerville campus, the camp has an integrative STEM/STEAM curriculum and tackles a different interactive topic each week. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2021 camp has been cancelled. We hope to return in 2022.
An exciting day of professional learning, networking, and college visitation for students who may be considering a career in education, Future Georgia Educators Day is organized in partnership with the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (P.A.G.E.). Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it may be necessary to cancel this event or to move it online. More information to come.