Tag: Education

Piedmont College of Education Grad Uses Internship to Inspire Young Artists at Clarkesville Elementary

As part of her final internship, Piedmont University College of Education graduate Rebecca Murphy organized an art show for students at Clarkesville Elementary. The project was a chance to teach students the value of hard work, to start them dreaming of a college education of their own, and for Murphy, an affirmation of her decision…

Three-Time Piedmont Education Alumna Is Now Hall County Schools Content Specialist

Three-time Piedmont University College of Education graduate Courtney Peck will start a new position with Hall County Schools this fall, one that will allow her to help shape the educational experiences of middle school students throughout the district. “My goal is to make sure all students are able to see themselves in the curriculum. When…

Four-Time Piedmont College of Education Alumna Will ‘Advocate for Teachers, Kids’ as Long as She Can

Four-time Piedmont alumna Alexandria Jackson-Noggle is completing her first year as assistant principal of Baldwin Elementary. It’s a position she achieved by advancing her education and one that has afforded her new opportunities to do what she loves most: advocate for students and teachers. “I will stay here and work for these teachers and these…

Piedmont Grad Aims to Make Her Own Students Feel Safe, Secure, Loved

Brooke Hollis’s third-grade teacher changed her life. Now, as a two-time Piedmont University graduate teaching third grade at Lula Elementary, Hollis is working to make a similar impact on her own students. “The reason I get out of bed every day is to make sure they know they’re loved, at least for seven or eight…

Piedmont University Launches New Degree in Special Education

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Recognizing the critical need for teachers, Piedmont University is launching a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education program this fall.  “Nationwide, we are experiencing a critical shortage of teachers, but this is especially true in the field of special education,” said Associate Professor of Education Elias Clinton, who led creation of the program. “Piedmont has…