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APSU Education Professors and Graduate Students help Teachers in Guatemala

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In Guatemala, it’s easy for a public school teacher to feel overwhelmed. Class sizes are large, with about 45 to 50 students squeezing into a small, hot classroom. And most teachers in that country begin their careers at the age of 17 or 18, with minimal preparation.

“The resources are limited there,” Dr. Barbara Peterson, Austin Peay State University associate professor of education, said. “The schools are very poorly funded.”

APSU associate professor of education Dr. Barbara Peterson (red top), and former APSU graduate students Jodi Davidson (brown blazer) and David Kennedy (purple shirt) presented American teaching methods to Guatemalan educators last semester.

APSU associate professor of education Dr. Barbara Peterson (red top), and former APSU graduate students Jodi Davidson (brown blazer) and David Kennedy (purple shirt) presented American teaching methods to Guatemalan educators last semester.

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Local schools compete in 8th Annual Black History Bowl at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, dozens of middle and high school students stopped by the Austin Peay State University campus to participate in the Eighth Annual Black History Bowl.

“We had a good attendance with three middle school teams competing against each other and three high school teams competing against each other,” Dr. Barbara Peterson, APSU associate professor of education, said. “There was a heightened level of excitement and anticipation for this year’s event.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Black History Bowl at APSU rescheduled for February 1st

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Eighth Annual Black History Bowl at Austin Peay State University has been rescheduled for 5:00pm, February 1st, in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall. The event, a scholastic competition open to teams from local schools, was originally scheduled for January 25th, but inclement weather and local school closings made it necessary to reschedule.

“The purpose of the bowl is to build a sense of collegiality among students,” Dr. Barbara Peterson, associate professor of education, said. “It gives them an opportunity to have a high command of knowledge and to apply that knowledge.”

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8th Annual Black History Bowl at Austin Peay State University Friday

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – February is still a few weeks away, but area middle and high school students are already studying and preparing themselves for Black History Month.

That’s because on January 25th, Austin Peay State University’s Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA) club will host its Eighth Annual Black History Bowl – a scholastic competition open to teams from local schools.

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8th annual Black History Bowl hosted by Austin Peay State University January 25th

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – February is still a few months away, but area middle and high school students are already studying and preparing themselves for Black History Month.

That’s because on January 25th, Austin Peay State University’s Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA) club will host its Eighth Annual Black History Bowl – a scholastic competition open to teams from local schools.

APSU hosting 8th annual Black History Bowl on January 25th

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Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell offers Master of Arts in Teaching for Fall I term

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell will offer courses for the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree for the Fall I term.

The M.A.T. provides opportunities for those who hold baccalaureate degrees to complete initial teacher licensure requirements and a master’s degree concurrently. The Fort Campbell Center program is available to individuals who wish to teach at the secondary level. Programs in elementary and special education are available at the downtown campus. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University, Volunteer State partner to offer Teacher Licensure Program

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and Volunteer State Community College have partnered to provide teacher licensure programs at Highland Crest College Campus in Springfield Tennessee beginning in January 2012.

Students will complete the first two years of coursework through Volunteer State and earn the Associate of Science in Teaching (A.S.T.). Upon completion of the A.S.T. degree, students will complete the next two years and earn a bachelor’s degree and teaching license through APSU. All courses will be offered at the Highland Crest Campus. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU staff members honored for continuous service, retirement or education

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several employees at Austin Peay State University were recognized Friday, July 22nd for their continuous years of service. A reception was held in the Morgan University Center ballroom to honor those employees.

Donna Liverett, administrative assistant in the APSU Department of Chemistry, was honored for her 40 years of service to APSU.
Employees with 25 years are Clifford Frederick, Cheryl Garrett, David Gleckler, Denise Hemingway, Michele Jones, Betty Leimer and Julia McGee.

Donna Liverett (right) receives a standing ovation as she is honored for her 40 years of service in the APSU Department of Chemistry during an employee service awards reception July 22nd at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Photographer)

Donna Liverett (right) receives a standing ovation as she is honored for her 40 years of service in the APSU Department of Chemistry during an employee service awards reception July 22nd at Austin Peay State University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU Photographer)

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Advising schedule planned for APSU’s Master of Arts in Teaching program at Fort Campbell campus

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell will offer a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) during the Fall I term.

Advisers for this program will be available from 1:00pm-4:00pm, each Tuesday (except July 5th) in the Education Center at Fort Campbell. More information is available by contacting Dr. Barbara Peterson at 931-221-7696 or Dr. William Cox at 931-221-1412. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Center at Fort Campbell offers M.A.T. for Fall I term

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Applications are being accepted for the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree program beginning with the Fall I term at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell (APCFC).

The M.A.T. provides opportunities for individuals who hold baccalaureate degrees to complete initial teacher licensure requirements and a master’s degree concurrently. The Fort Campbell Center program is available to individuals who wish to teach at the secondary level. Programs in elementary and special education are available at the main campus. «Read the rest of this article»

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