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June 25, 2014
Engaged Collaboration: Summit for Partners in Education

The University of West Georgia is excited to announce a Summit to include Higher Ed and K-12 partners in a conversation centered on topics such as edTPA, Tiered Teacher Certification and Teacher Keys. Speakers will enlighten us as to how new legislation is changing teacher evaluation and certification. Featured speakers:
Dr. John Barge, Georgia State School Superintendent
Cindy Saxon, Associate Superintendent, Georgia DOE
Anne Marie Fenton, Program Director, Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Dr. Andrea Whittaker, Director of Teacher Performance Assessment, Stanford University
Dr. Stephen Bronack& Dr. Nickey Johnson, UWG TeachLive
Friday July 25, 2014
Registration at 8 am| Sessions will be 9 – 3
UCC Ballroom 1, 2, & 3
Registration: $75
Register at tinyurl.com/uwgsummit OR
Register by phone at 678-839-6611

June 20, 2014
4th of July Week Hours of Operation

Starbucks: Monday June 30 – Thursday July 3: 8 a – 4 p. Closed Friday July 4.
Subway: Monday June 30 – Thursday July 3: 10 a – 2p. Closed Friday July 4.
Java City: Monday June 30 – Thursday July 3: 8:30 a – 4:30 p. Closed Friday July 4.

June 15, 2014 
Congratulations to UTeach students: Brittany Banzhof, Jessica Faisst, and Detong “Stepahnie” Song for receiving the SECME EXXONMOBIL Foundation Internship

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Speech and Hearing Clinic

a. Speech
b. Language
c. Swallowing
d. Cognition
e. Hearing

June 9, 2014
Congratulations to School Library Media Alum, Ms. Anne Nechvatal, who was a presenter at the Georgia Library Media Association Summer Institute, which was held in Peachtree City June 9 – 10, 2014

June 1, 2014
Teacher Education Admission

GACE Score Deadlines – FALL 2014 Deadline July 31, 2014. For further information, contact your academic advisor

June 1, 2014
Field Placement Applications

Priority Deadlines have passed. Please get all application for Field Placements into TK20 at your earliest convenience to ensure your placements for fall 2014

May 28, 2014
Congratulations to Alumnus Mercedes Schneider for her recently published book, “A Chronicle of Echos.” Ms Schneider graduated in 1998 with her M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling

May 28, 2014
The National Association of Elementary School Principals and the U.S. Department of Education named Dr. Julie Raschen, Principal of Brooks Elementary School, Georgia’s 2014 National Distinguished Principal.

May 28, 2014
UWG Alum, Dr. Kathleen McCaffrey was elected as President of the Board of Trustees for the Associated for Middle Level Education (AMLE). AMEL is a global non-profit association and leading provider of quality resources, programs, and services for those who work with young adolescents

May 28, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Ardith Bates, who was named Georgia’s Middle Level 2014 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the United States Department of Education