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School of Education

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 8:18am
The Center for Creative Scholars at William Carey University will host the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead! Creativity Exploration camp at the Thomas Business Building on the Hattiesburg campus from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 24.
 
Students in grades 2-6 are invited to attend the camp and explore their creative potential through activities in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. The workshop will engage participants through critical thinking and problem solving with a creative arts emphasis.
 
The cost for the camp is $20, which includes tuition, lunch and instructional materials. Students may be nominated to attend the program by parents, teachers and peers or by self-nomination and should display strong characteristics of creative, academic, intellectual, artistic or leadership giftedness. Slots in the program are limited in order to provide small group interaction and individualized instruction.
 
For more information or to receive nomination materials, contact Dr. Christina Liverett, assistant professor of education, at (601) 318-6609 or by email at cliverett@wmcarey.edu.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 2:55pm
The Center for Creative Scholars at William Carey University will host the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead! Creativity Exploration camp at the Tradition campus in Biloxi from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 17.
 
Students in grades 2-6 are invited to attend the camp and explore their creative potential through activities in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. The workshop will engage participants through critical thinking and problem solving with a creative arts emphasis.
 
The cost for the camp is $20, which includes tuition, lunch and instructional materials. Students may be nominated to attend the program by parents, teachers and peers or by self-nomination and should display strong characteristics of creative, academic, intellectual, artistic or leadership giftedness. Slots in the program are limited in order to provide small group interaction and individualized instruction.
 
For more information or to receive nomination materials, contact Dr. Christina Liverett, assistant professor of education, at (601) 318-6609 or by email at cliverett@wmcarey.edu.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 1:52pm
The William Carey University School of Education will offer the doctor of education (Ed.D.) in educational leadership K-12 beginning in November 2015, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
 
The new degree will prepare candidates to become effective leaders in their school districts. The degree is offered primarily in an online format with 61 required course hours, including the dissertation.
 
The School of Education currently offers a specialist of education (Ed.S.) degree with a concentration on educational leadership that can lead directly into the new doctoral degree. In addition to the new doctorate, the School of Education offers an Ed.D. or doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in higher education administration, five Ed.S. concentrations, the master of education (M.Ed.) with 15 concentrations and numerous undergraduate education programs.
 
For more information on the new degree, contact Dr. Liesa Weaver, assistant professor of education and chair of educational leadership, at lweaver@wmcarey.edu. For more information about the School of Education, call (601) 316-6600 or visit www.wmcarey.edu.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:52am
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 1:04pm

William Carey University’s inaugural cohort of students in the Master of Education in Interscholastic Athletic Administration (IAA) program graduated during fall commencement exercises on Saturday, August 9.

The inaugural cohort included 12 students from central and south Mississippi along with several international students.

The IAA degree is delivered in an executive program format with the goal of students developing knowledge and capabilities relative to the business side of sports organizations. The program takes 15 months to complete. New cohorts begin each summer term and are limited to 25 students.

For more information, contact Dr. Walter Cooper, program coordinator and professor of education, at (601) 318-6764 or by email at wcooper@wmcarey.edu.