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Austin Peay State University new teacher mentoring program to increase diversity among school leaders

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Four years ago, The Atlantic magazine asked, “Where are all the Principals of Color?” The article highlighted the shocking lack of diversity among administrators in the nation’s public schools. In 2018, the National Center for Education Statistics reported that things hadn’t improved much in two years.

Austin Peay State University assistant professor of education Dr. James Thompson. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University assistant professor of education Dr. James Thompson. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Eriksson College of Education developing its first strategic diversity plan

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Eriksson College of Education recently partnered with the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance (TECA) to develop the college’s inaugural Strategic Diversity Plan.

Austin Peay State University Eriksson College of Education. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Eriksson College of Education. (APSU)

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This Week at APSU: Virtual Commencement Ceremonies to be held Friday

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) will host four virtual commencement ceremonies on Friday, December 11th, to honor the University’s fall graduates in a safe, online format. The ceremonies, which will be streamed at http://apsu.edu/commencement/commencementinformation/webcast.php

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University awarded $400,000 to support Three-Year Teacher Residency, Degree Program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education recently awarded Austin Peay State University four $100,000 grants to support the APSU Eriksson College of Education’s accelerated Grow Your Own Teacher Residency programs.

Working with area school districts, the programs provide recent high school graduates with a free path to become full-time teachers, and a guaranteed job in partner districts, in just three years.

Austin Peay State University Claxton Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Claxton Building. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Eriksson College of Education develops Antiracist Educators Study Group

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – One morning this summer, Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Eriksson College of Education, sent an email to his faculty, challenging them to respond to a long-ignored national crisis – systemic racism.

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Austin Peay State University, Vol State, Robertson County Schools partner on innovative three-year residency, degree program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUSpringfield, TN – Over the last 50 years, the U.S. has suffered from a growing teacher shortage, with fewer and fewer college students majoring in education.

This shortage has hurt schools across the country, but small, rural school districts are often the hardest hit by this educational crisis. In Tennessee, communities such as Robertson County need more teachers, and they need them now.

Austin Peay State University's Highland Crest campus in Springfield Tennessee. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Highland Crest campus in Springfield Tennessee. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Commencement Ceremonies to Stream Live

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will host six commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday, August 6th-7th, 2020, to honor the University’s spring and summer graduates. Today, Thursday, August 6th, 2020, Austin Peay State University will host three ceremonies for spring graduates.

Austin Peay State University will host three ceremonies for spring graduates.

Austin Peay State University will host three ceremonies for spring graduates.

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This Week at APSU: Spring, Summer Commencements scheduled for Thursday, Friday

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) will host six commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday, August 6th-7th, 2020 to honor the University’s spring and summer graduates.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Aspiring Assistant Principal Program hosts town hall on Racial Equality

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) assistant professor of education Dr. Laura Barnett spent 16 years as a middle school principal, and every summer she tried to anticipate the challenges for the school year ahead.

Panel members Millard House, director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System; Dr. Diarese George, founder and executive director of the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance; Dr. Marcus Matthews, author of “Urban ACEs: How to Reach and Teach Students Traumatized by Adverse Childhood Experiences,” and Dr. James Thompson, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of education. (APSU)

Panel members Millard House, director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System; Dr. Diarese George, founder and executive director of the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance; Dr. Marcus Matthews, author of “Urban ACEs: How to Reach and Teach Students Traumatized by Adverse Childhood Experiences,” and Dr. James Thompson, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of education. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University alumna establishes Jackson-Hardin Education Endowed Scholarship for APSU students

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumna Dr. Carlette Hardin recently made a generous donation to the Austin Peay State University Foundation to establish the Jackson-Hardin Education Endowed Scholarship for APSU students.

The scholarship was created in memory of Hardin’s parents, Carl and Cora Belle Jackson.

Dr. Carlette Hardin. (APSU)

Dr. Carlette Hardin. (APSU)

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