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APSU’s Prentice Chandler, Lisa Barron write book on rethinking Educational Partnerships

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2018, Austin Peay State University (APSU) helped redefine how school systems recruit teachers amid a national teacher shortage. That year, APSU’s Eriksson College of Education developed a groundbreaking partnership with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) to provide 20 recent high school graduates and 20 CMCSS teacher’s aides with an accelerated, free path to become full-time school system teachers in just three years.

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Prentice Chandler and Dr. Lisa Barron. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Prentice Chandler and Dr. Lisa Barron. (APSU)

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Sarah Dugger to make history on Friday as Austin Peay State University’s first doctoral graduate

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The title in front of her name sometimes causes her to hesitate – Dr. Sarah Dugger. “A lot of my teacher friends will joke and call me Dr. Dugger,” she said.

Over the next few months, others might also hesitate when she tells them where she earned her doctorate – Austin Peay State University (APSU).

Dr. Sarah Dugger

Dr. Sarah Dugger

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APSU’s deans get ‘slimed’ after reaching, smashing Govs Give campaign goals

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Because the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Govs Give campaign was so successful, each of APSU’s college deans agreed to be SLIMED, Nickelodeon-style, on Wednesday.

Austin Peay State University dean's Karen Meisch, Tucker Brown, Prentice Chandler, Barry Jones, and Mickey Hepner get slimed. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University dean’s Karen Meisch, Tucker Brown, Prentice Chandler, Barry Jones, and Mickey Hepner get slimed. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Center for Rural Education will hold inaugural Conference March 23rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last March, after the rooms were booked and the speakers confirmed, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center for Rural Education was set to host its inaugural conference. Dr. Cheryl Lambert, APSU associate professor of education and the center’s coordinator, was eager for the event to provide teachers and administrators from rural communities with new, researched-based strategies for their classrooms.

Dr. Cheryl Lambert. (Austin Peay State University)

Dr. Cheryl Lambert. (Austin Peay State University)

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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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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’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’s Eriksson College of Education to hold Virtual Student Teacher Banquet

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Every semester, the tables inside the Morgan University Center are covered with white table cloths and candles for a special banquet honoring the Austin Peay State University (APSU) student teachers.

The 2020 Austin Peay State University Virtual Student Teaching Celebration. (APSU)

The 2020 Austin Peay State University Virtual Student Teaching Celebration. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Eriksson College of Education awarded $600K grant

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Eriksson College of Education was awarded a $600,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Education earlier this month  – the largest grant in that college’s history – to develop an innovative, job-embedded program for aspiring assistant principals.

Austin Peay State University Claxton Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Claxton Building. (APSU)

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Rossview Middle principal Laura Barnett named APSU College of Ed’s first Leadership Fellow

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this semester, Dr. Laura Barnett, Rossview Middle School principal, was named the inaugural Leadership Fellow for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Eriksson College of Education.

Dr. Laura Barnett

Dr. Laura Barnett

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