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Dec. 2- 8th- Dr. Nelson, Teresa Jenkins, Sheron Davenport, Kirbi Tucker, and Shayla Guy will be traveling to Cape Town, South Africa to present at the Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation Conference 2018!  

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NEW Principal Named at Collierville High School!  

roger jones

Superintendent John S. Aiken is pleased to announce his appointment of Mr. Roger L. Jones, III as the new Principal of Collierville High School. Mr. Jones will assume his new role in June 1st. 

Jones, who is completing his fifth year as Principal at Collierville Middle, previously served as Vice - Principal at Arlington High School, as well Assistant Principal at both Arlington High and Collierville Middle. He began his career in public education in 2002 as a mathematics teacher at Schilling Farms Middle School in Collierville. He was selected by his peers as Collierville Schools "Principal of the Year" in 2018. 

Jones holds both a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and a Master of Science degree in Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Memphis. He is a graduate of the Leadership Scholars program at the University of Memphis. 

Collierville High School is the largest high school in the state of Tennessee. The current campus opened its doors in August 2018 to approximately 2,800 students! The total construction cost was in excess of $100 million. 

Congratulations Dr. Nelson!

Congratulations to Dr. Steven L. Nelson on being named a member of the Editorial Board of the prestigious journal, Urban Education. He joins the Who's Who of distinguished scholars worldwide. See https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/journal/urban-education#editorial-board

Congratulations to our student Sally Parish! She made the class of 2018 40 under forty list! 

11-09-18 Doctoral Student Shines at The International Conference on Urban Education 2018.

Jalesa Parks presenting research

On Friday, November 9th, UM Doctoral Student Jalesa Parks presented her research at the International Conference on Urban Education, the premier Urban Education Forum in the World! Visit theicue.org>.

 

 11-05-18 Diversity and Southern Independent School Workshop - November 5, 2018

On Monday, November 5th, our student Teresa Jenkins presented her research at the Diversity and Southern Independent School workshop. Her research topic was on Diversity and Inclusion and the Southern Independent School.

Teresa Jenkins presentation Students at Southern Indepedent School

 

Critical Writer's Workshop- 10-13-18

On Saturday, October 13th, Dr. Nelson and Dr. Robinson joined the Alpha II Campus Cohort to take part in a writer's workshop. 

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