Presentation Files

Note: This page is updated as presentation materials are received. A complete list of keynote  and session presentations can be found in the conference program.

2013 Keynote Presentations

 Presentations are listed in alphabetical order by speaker.

Dr. James G. Cibulka, CEO                                                                                                     Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

presentation link:  Update on CAEP – Opportunities for Continuous Improvement

2013 Session Presentations

Sessions are listed in alphabetical order by title.

CHANGING THE STUDENT TEACHING INTERNSHIP TO DEVELOP THE TEACHERS OF TOMORROW

Participants will learn the logistics of implementing a university and public school district partnership offering student teachers year-long, paid internships in their own classrooms, supervised by mentors. Teacher educators will see how the partnership enhances existing teacher preparation programs; K-12 educators will discover the benefits of supporting the partnership.

Presenters: Dr. Robyn Huss, Assistant Professor of Secondary Education, University of West Georgia and Dr. Donna Harkins, Chair and Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, University of West Georgia

presentation link:  Changing the Student Teaching Internship

A COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROJECT WITH SPARC (SINGLE PARENT ALLIANCE AND RESOURCE CENTER) FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CURRICULUM MATERIALS FOR SINGLE PARENTS

The collaborative community project with the Single Parent Alliance and Resource Center was supported by faculty and students at Brenau University who assisted in the design of instructional single parent workshop materials to supplement the series Single Parent 411. This series was created by SPARC to address the needs of single parents and the various challenges often faced in raising children alone.

Presenters: Dr. Ann Wheeler, Professor of Education, Brenau University; Dr. Rebecca Cooper, Professor of Education, Brenau University; Riva Newton, Kevie Todd, Michael Ann Copeland, Kimberly Barnett Joan Imand, and Sandra Martinaitis

presentation link:  Single Parent 411 to Avoid Single Parent 911