Kenesha Hardy

Kenesha Hardy ’19, a graduate student in our MED in Administration and Supervision program, is highlighted in David Brooks’ New York Times opinion editorial about how nonprofits, including the Spartanburg Academic Movement, are helping develop academic success at all levels of education. Kenesha currently teaches the third grade at Mary H. Wright Elementary School. Explore…
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Heather Gray Lister

Heather Gray Lister ’10 was recently named Spartanburg District Five’s new Director of Personnel. Heather graduated from Converse with her MEd in Administration and Supervision. Read more on GoUpstate.com. Explore Converse’s MEd in Administration and Supervision… Photo credit: GoUpstate.com  

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Alumna Cindy Riddle ’08 received the Dr. Deborah Smith Hoffman Outstanding Mentor Award at the South Carolina Art Education Association (SCAEA) Fall Conference. Riddle is presently the Coordinator of Fine Arts for Spartanburg School District One. Learn more about the MEd in Administration and Supervision at Converse…

Kakela O’Banner Robinson ’14 is the recipient of the Dr. Martha T. Lovett Promising School Leader Award, which was established in 2014. This annual award is given to a graduate student completing a degree in school administration. Kakela O’Banner Robinson is the first recipient of this award.

Converse College’s Thomas McDaniel doesn’t hunt or fish or enjoy travel. So what’s a professor, administrator and author of eight books, 35 textbook chapters and articles in more than 60 journals to do during retirement after nearly 45 years on campus? Continue to teach and write, of course. McDaniel, 74, now serves as senior vice…
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Starting this summer, Converse College students can earn their master’s degree in gifted education without leaving the comforts of their homes. The school will begin offering the degree as an online graduate program, with an aim at attracting teachers from the farthest reaches of the state. It will be the third program to be offered…
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Converse education professor Dr. Wayne Cheser is passionate about advancing elementary school children’s awareness of energy and climate change issues – so much so that he spent two years researching and filming a set of DVDs for teachers that provide models of best practices for teaching the concepts. The DVDs are a centerpiece of his graduate-level…
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Converse College’s first fully-online graduate degree programs will begin February 1, 2012, along with courses for teacher recertification. The Educational Specialist in Literacy and the Educational Specialist in Leadership & Administration are the first degree programs slated to be offered fully online, with plans to expand the number of programs in the future. Converse’s online…
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Enroll now for two new online graduate courses at Converse College that begin Wednesday, October 19 and conclude Friday, December 9, 2011.  Each course carries 3 graduate credit hours, will apply to advanced degree programs at the college and is appropriate for teacher recertification. Course Descriptions EDU 555 – Diversity in the Classroom Dr. Terrell…
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