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2024 National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Conference

In 1990, the National Youth Advocacy and Resilience (NYAR) Conference, formerly known as the National Youth-At-Risk Conference, was founded by Georgia Southern University’s College of Education. The name change was adopted in 2021 and was encouraged by the youth the program serves. The Conference continues to provide prominent training for all individuals devoted to promoting […]

Teaching Experience for Underclassmen

A College of Education collaboration with area schools is giving freshmen and sophomores the chance to experience what it’s like to be a teacher. Students in the required core class  “Integrated Physical Science (ISCI) 2002” can gain advanced experience when they sign up to participate in one of several STEM Night events happening at area […]

New Collaborative Launches Trauma Informed Resources

Professionals working with youth now have a practical tool to help students overcome mental health challenges to reach their potential. Professors across two colleges at Georgia Southern University have published a series of short videos that provide targeted, free training on how to implement trauma informed practices in a variety of settings. Visitors to the […]

Alumnae selected to give fall commencement address

An accomplished alumnae of the College of Education gave the commencement address during fall graduation ceremonies at the Enmarket Arena in Savannah on Saturday, Dec. 16. Jackie Brown-Pinkney, Ed.D., earned her master’s and a specialist degrees in educational leadership, and a doctorate in education administration. She has spent her 30-year career working for the Effingham […]

Largo-Tibet Elementary School students embark on eye-opening educational journey as ‘Teachers for a Day’ on Georgia Southern’s Armstrong Campus

In a recent collaboration between Georgia Southern University, Largo-Tibet Elementary School and 100 Black Men of Savannah, 12 eager children immersed themselves in a day of higher education, local civil rights history and a glimpse into the world of teaching. The program, “Teacher for a Day,” exposes young minds to the college experience and possibilities […]