Top Educators are Converse Grads

Each year Upstate Parent magazine honors 10 local educators making a difference in the Upstate region. This year, 4 of these 10 honored are Converse grads! Read more about Melissa DeLoach, Aimee Price, Josh Rice, and Teresa Swiger. Learn more about our BA and Graduate degrees in Education…

Dr. Kelly Harrison Maguire served as liaison between Converse and the Institutions of Higher Education at the State Department of Education.  Converse collaborates with the Spartanburg County School District Six in our Teacher-to-Teacher program in which student teachers interview and are selected for year-long student teaching internship through which they receive specialized mentoring. Learn More! Education…
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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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While teaching third grade, Tapp Hancock (Class of 1980) grew tired of half of her students not being able to master basic mathematics. “I knew there had to be a better way,” says Tapp, who has taught in California elementary schools for the last twenty years. “Kids want to succeed, but educators need to teach…
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