Paine College Students To Participate in Education Institute

Posted by lsuggs | 05/7/2012 10:03 AM

(AUGUSTA, GA)-Paine College students Ciara Harris and Alexis Hayes were chosen to participate in the Claflin University Pre-Service Teacher Summer Institute (PSTI). The two-week summer institute will take place June 4-12 in Orangeburg, SC.

Harris, an Early Childhood Education major and Hayes, a Middle Grades Education major will obtain exemplary training at the residential institute. The program is designed to increase skills in teaching mathematics and science while incorporating technology into the curriculum. Participants will develop an electronic portfolio that contains resources gained during the program. Participants will present their portfolios to the PSTI faculty and staff at the close of the program.

The Paine College Department of Education is extremely proud of the students for going above and beyond to find opportunities that increase their academic knowledge.

“We are pleased that Ms. Harris and Ms. Hayes have been accepted to this Pre-Service Summer Institute at Claflin University. The Department of Education at Paine continues to encourage students to take advantage of learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom,” said Dr. LaShawnda Lindsay-Dennis, Assistant Professor.

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Photo captions: Ciara Harris (top) and Alexis Hayes (bottom) receive awards from Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Marcus Tillery at Honors and Awards Convocation.