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Center of Excellence • 2017 Summer Institute

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2016 COE Fall Workshop

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2016 FALL WORKSHOP • Nov. 7, 2016

Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty

Keynote Speaker – Gerry Brooks

“Spreading Humor Through the World of Education”

The Fall Workshop was a huge success! Everyone enjoyed Gerry Brooks presentation.

More than 950 attendees re-registered for the Hurricane Matthew-delayed workshop

held at River Bluff High School Performing Arts Center in November.

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Spring Research Consortium

2017 Center of Excellence Spring Research Consortium

March 14, 2017

Location:  SC Department of Archives & History • 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC  29223

Keynote Speaker: David C. Berliner

David Berliner is Regent’s Professor of Education Emeritus at Arizona State University. He is the winner of numerous awards, most notably the Brock award and the AERA award for distinguished contributions to education.  Professor Berliner has authored more than 200 published articles, chapters and books. Among his best known works is the book co-authored with B. J. Biddle, The Manufactured Crisis, and the American Education.   His most recent book, 50 Myths and Lies that Threaten America’s Public Schools, was co-authored with Gene V. Glass and students, and published in March, 2014.  We are excited to have him with us for the Research Consortium.

2016 COE Summer Institute

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in this year's 2016 event!

The Summer Institute continues to improve each year and your participation is a large part of that success!

If you missed this year's event and want to review the schedule to see the quality of our sessions and speakers

or if you just need to review the schedule once again, you can follow the link below.

View the FMU COE Summer Institute 2016 Schedule & Directory.

Downloadable Materials from the Speakers at 2016 Summer Institute

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Carol A. Tomlinson

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Gerry Brooks

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Essay Contest PDF Print E-mail

The Center of Excellence Essay Contest is designed to give Teacher Cadets, current undergraduate and graduate students at Francis Marion University, as well as in-service P-12 teachers in COE Partner Districts, the opportunity to write about the challenges of working with children of poverty.


The topic selected each semester is intended to encourage participants to develop their own views about a central idea while concurrently substantiating these views with references to current research. In addition to the opportunity for written expression, participants have the opportunity to win cash awards.



2017 Essay Contest

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2017 Essay Contest Flyer

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2017 Essay Contest Guidelines

2015 Winners

Graduate  

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1st Place

Noelle Margaret Ford

2014 Winners

Graduate  

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1st Place

Rachel ArceJaeger
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2nd Place

Hannah Williams
Undergraduate  

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1st Place

Leeanne Elizabeth Rogers

2013 Winners

Graduate  

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1st Place

Sara Gregson
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2nd Place

Gregory Herb

2012 Winners

Graduate  

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1st Place

Tamela Barfield George
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2nd Place

Gaye H. Graham
Teacher Cadet
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1st Place

Matthew Lee Woodward
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2nd Place

Ansley Newell

2011 Winners

Graduate        
txt-2 1st Place Stacy Fitts, Turbeville, SC
txt-2 2nd Place Lena McDonald-Greene, Georgetown, SC
txt-2 3rd Place Verbiatene F. Weaver, Hemingway, SC

Teacher Cadet

txt-2 1st Place Joye Nettles, Darlington, SC
txt-2 2nd Place Dexter Benjamin Gore, Aynor, SC
txt-2 2nd Place Kayla Jeffords, Florence, SC
txt-2 2nd Place Brooke Mogy, Hartsville, SC

2010 Winners

txt-2 1st Place Cynthia McDuffie, Graduate Student
txt-2 1st Place Katherine Nichole Watson, Teacher Cadet
txt-2 2nd Place Erica Shervon Brown, Teacher Cadet