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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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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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