School of Education

Program Accolades

2014

Reading Recovery Marks 25th Anniversary - July 2014

Celeste “C.C.” Bates is director of Clemson’s Reading Recovery Training Center, which marks its 25th anniversary in August. Reading Recovery is a short-term early intervention for first-grade students having difficulty with reading and writing, and Clemson serves the state by providing training and ongoing professional development for educators to use the program. The anniversary is part of the Clemson Reading Recovery’s annual Summer Institute, which brings together 300 educators from 10 S.C. school districts who will go back to their school systems and train fellow teachers to use the program. Contact Bates for more information.

Dabo's All-In Team® Foundation Supports ClemsonLIFE - July 2014

Dabo's All In Team® Foundation has donated $30,000 to ClemsonLIFE. The mission of the ClemsonLIFE Program at Clemson University is to provide a coordinated course of study that includes career exploration and preparation along with self-awareness, discovery, and personal improvement through a framework of courses, job internships, and community participation. Read more.

National Dropout Prevention Center LogoClemson’s National Dropout Prevention Center to Assist S.C. At-Risk Schools - April 2014

Clemson University’s National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has entered into an agreement with the S.C. Department of Education to analyze needs and provide support to the state’s 26 at-risk schools. Read more.

ILEP teacher in classroom with studentsGlobal Educators come to Clemson to Learn Best Practices - April 2014

Sixteen high school teachers from around the globe have come together this semester at Clemson University to learn best practices in education from professors and local teachers. Read more.

 

Roy JonesClemson Call Me MISTER® Receives $1.3 Million from W.K. Kellogg Foundation - March 2014

Clemson University’s Call Me MISTER® program has received $1.3 million from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) of Battle Creek, Mich., to collaborate with Jackson State University (JSU) to increase the number of African-American male teachers in Mississippi K-8 classrooms. Read more.

Reading Recovery Initiative Gains Support from Governor - January 2014

The Reading Recovery program is a major part of a proposed education plan introduced by Governor Nikki Haley two weeks ago. Read about the initiative.

Digital Media and Learning Lab Featured in Education Week Article - January 2014

Clemson University's Digital Media and Learning Lab, which opened in November 2013, has been featured in an article in Education Week, a national publication. Read the article.

2013

School of Education Receives Reaccreditation - December 2013

Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education has received reaccreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the South Carolina Department of Education. The continued accreditation includes Clemson’s early childhood, elementary, middle-level, secondary, agricultural and special education teacher preparation programs; master’s level programs in literacy, teaching and learning and special education; and principal and superintendent preparation programs. Read more.

Center to Study STEM Career-Development Program - October 2013

Clemson University’s Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, in partnership with Fayetteville State University, has been awarded a $349,697 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of a STEM career-development program. Read more.

Wells Fargo Gives $500,000 to Clemson Programs - October 2013

Wells Fargo has given $500,000 to Clemson University to support two programs aimed at improving educational opportunities for underrepresented populations: Call Me MISTER® and Emerging Scholars. Read more.

Clemson, Harvard Symposium Focuses on Education Access - September 2013

As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of important milestones in the Civil Rights Movement, Clemson University and Harvard University joined together to hold a symposium examining the implications of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions on educational opportunity. Clemson's Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education and Harvard Law School’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice held the symposium, “The Enduring Legacy of Charles Hamilton Houston: The Winding Road of the 2013 Supreme Court Decisions,” on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Harvard Law School. Read more.

Charles H. Houston Center, Executive Director Participating in Black Male Symposium - April 2013

Clemson University’s Charles H. Houston Center and executive director Lamont A. Flowers collaborated with Claflin University’s Black Male Symposium in Orangeburg. The Black Male Symposium, in collaboration with the Charles H. Houston Center, is designed to raise awareness about issues related to the education of black males. Read more.

New Book Tells Story of Call Me MISTER® Program - April 2013

Clemson University’s Call Me MISTER® program is quite a success story, and now that story has been written in a new book, “Call Me MISTER: the Re-Emergence of African American Male Teachers in South Carolina.” The program began in 2000 with the goal of placing more African-American males in elementary school classrooms as teachers. Four South Carolina schools — Clemson, Claflin University, Benedict College and Morris College — participated in the program; Call Me MISTER® has now expanded to 16 colleges across the state and has been implemented in eight other states. Read more.

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