CHECK THIS OUT
A very savvy mom in Pittsburg tells it like it is! Click here. (Thanks to Sara Alice for sharing.). Don't be put off by the words "religious reasons" in the title....this is a well-documented, well written letter and worth your time, believe me!
FACULTY & STAFF RESOURCES
You may have discovered that some of the forms and information previously available on the Piedmont "Faculty and Staff Resources" page have vanished. That's because some have been moved over to the Faculty and Staff Resources section of PilgrimNet. A link has been provided in the menu at the left, along with the previous link.
COURSE ROTATION LIST AVAILABLE TO FACULTY
A course rotation schedule has been developed as a way of assisting with advising students. There is an item in the menu at the left entitled "Courses and Schedules.
FUNNY TEACHER STORIES from Reader's Digest
There are some humorous anecdotes from teachers printed in this month's Reader's Digest. (See "Teacher Stories" in the documents below)
VIEW STUDENT TRANSCRIPTS BY USING WEB ADVISOR
Many of us have expressed concern that we cannot access transcripts of current students. Thanks to Susan Smith-Patrick, there is away to access the transcripts of PC students:
"LISTEN TO THE TEACHER" is truly a Christmas gift to those of us who have lamented some of the recent changes in teaching. It is posted below (Article - Listen to the Teacher)
FORTY-FIVE LESSONS See the document below entitled "45 Lessons"...it'll brighten your day.
Dean's annual Fall report to the Board of Trustees
A copy of the SOE Annual Report to the Piedmont College Board of Trustees is posted below ("SOE Report to BOT October 2014").
CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME TO KELLY LAND who will join the SOE faculty as Assistant Professor in the Department of Early Childhood Education in August. As you may recall, Kelly designed and taught the professional courses in the undergraduate degree program in Early Childhood Program Administration this past year. Additionally, she has served as our edTPA coordinator these past few months.
On Tuesday, May 26th, Kelly successfully defended her doctoral dissertation and will receive the EdD degree in Curriculum and Instruction at commencement in July. We are pleased to welcome her to the full-time faculty in the School of Education.
WELCOME TO NEW DIRECTOR OF OFF-CAMPUS GRADUATE STUDIES
We are pleased to announce that Charles T. Goss, who is currently principal at Clarkesville Elementary School, will join the School of Education faculty as Assistant Professor and Director of Off-Campus Graduate Studies beginning July 1st, replacing Dr. Kathy Breithaupt, who will work full-time as Regional Program Coordinator.
Tim received his bachelor's degree from Piedmont College in middle grades education, the M.Ed. degree in middle grades education from University of North Georgia, and the EdS degree in Educational Leadership and Supervision from UNG in 2002. He will begin doctoral studies in Curriculum and Instruction here at Piedmont this summer.
In addition to his duties with off-campus graduate studies, Tim will teach courses in middle grades education.
An announcement of Tim's resignation from Habersham Schools appeared in Now Habersham. Click here
In order to help us during a time of transition, Kelly Land, who is teaching courses in our Early Childhood Program Administration degree program and who is also a graduate assistant, has agreed to help us with the implementation of edTPA. As some of you may know, Kelly is currently completing work on her doctoral dissertation, which she plans to defend in May.