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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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2014 Promising Partnership Practices

Learning at the Library

Greenwood Elementary School
Florence, SC

"Reading certainly is taught differently from back when I was in school," a parent at Greenwood Elementary School observed. More...

Angela Newman, Teacher
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Type 4 | Elementary Grades | Reading and Literacy

Skype Sessions for Individualized Learning

Delmae Elementary School
Florence, SC

When test results showed that third-graders at Delmae Elementary School needed extra help on reading skills, the school's Action Team for Partnerships (ATP) and reading teachers leveraged community resources and technology to develop a solution. More...

Ginger Baggette, Curriculum Coach
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Type 6 | Elementary Grades | Reading and Literacy

Briggs Amazing Race: Family Edition

Briggs Elementary School
Florence, SC

Families who enjoyed watching the popular TV show The Amazing Race were given the chance to participate in an education-themed scavenger hunt at Briggs Elementary School -- a large, diverse school in Florence, South Carolina. More...

Sonia Johnson, Curriculum Coordinator
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Type 2 | Elementary Grades | Other Achievement

Dads in the Dugout

John W. Moore Intermediate School
Florence, SC

Baseball icon Babe Ruth once said, "Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best game in the world." More...

Dr. AnetaBhojwani, Behavioral Health Counselor
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Type 6 | Middle Grades | Behavior

P.E.A.R.L.S.

McLaurin Elementary School
Florence, SC

One of the benefits of memebership in NNPS is the ability to network with other schools to learn from each other. This was important at McLaurin Elementary School for addressing its goal to improve student behavior and good health. More...

Deidre Harley, Technology Teacher
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Type 3 | Elementary Grades | Behavior

Simply the Best

South Florence High School
Florence, SC

Leaders at South Florence High School (SFHS) wanted to showcase all of its programs and celebrate the culture and diversity of the school. More...

J. Cedrick Kennedy, Assistant Principal
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Type 2 | High School | Climate of Partnership

Poverty Simulation

Francis Marion University Center of Excellence
Florence, SC

What is life like for families with low incomes who must survive from month to month? More...

Markey Bee, Associate Director
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Organization-Level Leadership