Outreach and Community
The College of Education’s Urban Child Study Center is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes the overall development and school success of children and youth in urban contexts through innovative, translational research that informs policy and practice. Leveraging the college’s and university’s talent and resources, the center focuses on children, families, schools and communities.
The Center for School Safety, School Climate and Classroom Management is an interdisciplinary research center that promotes basic and applied research and facilitates educational and outreach efforts. The center consists of faculty members representing a broad span of academic orientations including education, psychology, law, social work, criminal justice, nursing and policy development.
The center, which… more »
Parents searching for ways to keep their children academically motivated need to look no further than our Saturday School for Scholars and Leaders Program.
For children diagnosed with childhood disintegrative disorder, Asperger syndrome or other developmental brain disorders, developing social skills for different contexts can be a challenge.
At the 15th annual Summer Institute in Communication Disorders, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists and other child care professionals will discuss the social obstacles children with Autism Spectrum Disorders face and how… more »
Matching funds, in-kind donations bring total to $5 million
The Georgia Department of Human Services’ Afterschool Care Program awarded the After-School All-Stars Atlanta program a $1.25 million grant to continue its services during the 2013-2014 academic year.
The After-School All-Stars Atlanta (ASAS-A) program, which provides comprehensive after-school programs for at-risk students in the metro-Atlanta area,… more »