Congratulations to ECE/BSE graduates
Kristy (McGhee) Girardeau, has been named one of two National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Teachers of Distinction. The award's purpose "is to provide early career teachers of color a national forum for professional collaboration and development." Kristy will receive mentoring support from NCTE and opportunities to present at the conference (including this year's conference in Boston) and to collaborate with NCTE leaders. She was one of six 2012 recipients of the NCTE Early Educator of Color Leadership award. Mrs. Girardeau graduated from GSU in May 2011 with a BSE in Early Childhood Education. She is currently enrolled in the Urban Teacher Leadership M.Ed. program.
Julianne Surrency, a former BSE student and a current kindergarten teacher, was selected as Teacher of the Year in New Life Academy of Excellence Charter School! Congratulations!