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Educational Policy Studies
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- Congratulations to Dr. Tiffany FranklinWe would like to congratulate alumna Tiffany Franklin! She has accepted a new position as assistant principal at Beecher Hills Elementary School in SW Atlanta. Beecher Hills is a Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade elementary school. The school was built in 1958. Franklin completed our Add-On Leadership program in spring 2016. She received her bachelors… more »News
- Social Foundations graduate named superintendentDr. Mary Elizabeth Davis, Social Foundations graduate, was recently named superintendent of Henry County Schools. She is Henry County’s 15th superintendent and replaces Rodney Bowler. Davis comes from the Cobb County School District, where she worked as chief academic officer for three years. A story in the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported her… more »News
- RMS students successfully defend their dissertationsCongratulations to two nearly made Ph.D. students who successfully defended their dissertations. The two students in the Research, Measurement and Statistics (RMS) program are Jieru Chen and Erica Edwards. Edwards presented her dissertation titled, “(Bad) girls: Black girls’ and school administrators’ perceptions of re-entry after exclusionary discipline through a womanist approach to narrative inquiry.… more »News
- Dr. Ryan Maltese awarded a fellowship with the University Innovation AllianceDr. Ryan Maltese, 2016 Ph.D. graduate in Social Foundations, was awarded a fellowship with the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) as a project director/UIA fellow. Maltese states, “I am actually really excited and happy about the new role. It’s a lot of work (moving parts galore), but it’s super challenging and really pushing me to bring… more »News
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