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MISTERS Teach in the Talented and Gifted Program

Devon Johnson with TAG Devon Johnson welcomes his students as they arrive.

During the summer, Longwood University hosted the Talented and Gifted program July 7-18, 2014. Over 170 children attended the two-week summer enrichment program for Region 8 school children.  Two Call Me MISTER members taught in the program as part of their Practicum II Education course. Mr. Devon Johnson taught the "Fly Me to the Moon" section and is a senior studying to become an elementary/middle school teacher.  Mr. Michael Dunson taught the "Wonders and Mysteries of the Stars" section and is a senior studying to become a math teacher.

Michael Dunson takes the morning attendance for his group

Michael Dunson takes the morning attendance for his group.

 

 

MISTERS Meet U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights

On April 7, Catherine Lhamon, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights, met with Longwood students and spoke briefly about current perspectives in education and civil rights.  Joining her for the question and answer session was Margot Rogers, who has had a distinguished career in education policy.  Mr. Lawrence Turner, a graduate student in the Call Me MISTER program, moderated the event. Mr. Orlando Baker, a freshman in the Call Me MISTER program, also attended.

MISTERS with Lhamon L to R: Orlando Baker, Catherine Lhamon, Margot Rogers, and Lawrence Turner