Prepped for Success: Alumna Continuously Impacts Students, Community
Orange Beach Elementary School in Alabama holds dear to Kelly Kemmerlin Cleere, a University of West Georgia College of Education alumna and current teacher. For 25 years, Kelly has been awarded Teacher of the Year in each of the three schools she's taught, and continuously makes an impact for students and her community.
Thanks to a recent community partnership, education majors at the University of West Georgia now have more access to real classroom situations and hands-on teaching experience. UWG's College of Education joined forces with Carroll County Schools and named Central Elementary and Sand Hill Elementary as premier learning sites for UWG students, dubbing the partnership the Professional Development School Partnership.
A Global Education: Emilie Martinez-Palacio Speaks on Multiculturalism
When educator and humanitarian Emilie Martinez-Palacio took the stage for the University of West Georgia College of Education's third annual Dag Folger Critical Topics in Education Speaker Series, she began with a dance. With that, dressed in traditional Garifuna attire, the Belize native glided into her lecture on multiculturalism and its importance in education.
The Mind of Writing: Tami Ogletree Receives Georgia Department of Education Grant
The University of West Georgia's Dr. Tami Ogletree, associate professor and area coordinator for language and literacy, has received a $16,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Education to fund a service project that provides professional education and development for K-12 English Language Arts teachers.