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Austin Peay State University’s Eriksson College of Education developing relationship with Jordan’s Yarmouk University

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a hot July morning in Irbid, Jordan, while cars weaved past the city’s khaki-colored buildings, Dr. Dana Christman enjoyed a cup of Turkish coffee in Yarmouk University’s air-conditioned campus. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) professor had traveled more than 6,000 miles to visit the school, and with the small jolt of caffeine spurring her on, she helped develop a new relationship between her home campus and the Jordanian university.

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Christman met with Yarmouk University administrators this summer. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Christman met with Yarmouk University administrators this summer. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Prentice Chandler named fellow to Deans for Impact

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Eriksson College of Education dean Dr. Prentice Chandler was recently named a fellow to Deans for Impact, a national nonprofit that strives to better prepare teachers for 21st century classrooms. He will join a cohort of 19 fellows from universities across the country.

Austin Peay State University Eriksson College of Education dean Dr. Prentice Chandler. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Eriksson College of Education dean Dr. Prentice Chandler. (APSU)

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APSU, CMCSS partner on innovative three-year residency and degree program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) says that in 1975, 22 percent of all college students dreamed of becoming teachers. Forty-four years later, that number has plummeted to about 4 percent, prompting the CBS Evening News to recently label the national teacher shortage “an education crisis.”

Austin Peay State University and the Clarskville-Montgomery County School System partner 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 and the Clarskville-Montgomery County School System partner 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.

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APSU, CMCSS form stronger partnership for preparing local teachers

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the last several years, Austin Peay State University (APSU) and the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) have worked together almost on autopilot.

The APSU Eriksson College of Education sent juniors and seniors to practice teaching at local schools, and the district looked for classrooms to place these would-be teachers.

APSU Claxton Building - Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education. (APSU)

APSU Claxton Building – Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Prentice Chandler examines life as a new Dean in Upcoming Book

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Prentice Chandler considers the 2017-2018 academic year to be his rookie season.

The former University of Cincinnati professor arrived at APSU last summer to lead the Eriksson College of Education.

Dr. Preston Chandler took over APSU's Eriksson College of Education just at the school was pursuing Austin Peay State University's first doctoral degree.

Dr. Preston Chandler took over APSU’s Eriksson College of Education just at the school was pursuing Austin Peay State University’s first doctoral degree.

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APSU now offering new Doctor of Education degree

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) took a major step forward today with the announcement of the first doctoral degree in the institution’s history.

Beginning this fall, the APSU Eriksson College of Education will offer a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership for K-12 professionals looking to advance their careers.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University now offering Doctoral Degree with new Ed.D.

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University took a major step forward today with the announcement of the first doctoral degree in the institution’s history. Beginning this fall, the APSU Eriksson College of Education will offer a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership for K-12 professionals looking to advance their careers.

Earlier this month, the program received its final approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) —the region’s higher education accrediting body.

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership for K-12 professionals to be offered at Austin Peay State University this Fall. (APSU)

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership for K-12 professionals to be offered at Austin Peay State University this Fall. (APSU)

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APSU dean of Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education Dr. Prentice Chandler publishes second volume of study on race, social studies

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Informed by years spent as a school teacher, Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of Austin Peay State University’s Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, recognized a deficiency in the way social studies are taught in the classroom.

While disciplines like history, geography, political science, economics and psychology are addressed in-depth, Chandler and many other experts in the field noted a lack of attention to a major component of society — race, or more importantly, how race relates to our place in the world.

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Prentice Chandler

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Prentice Chandler

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