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Green is married and has three children, ages 6, 5 and 2. She plans to pursue a career in pediatrics. “I want to create a better future for the patients I care for,” she said.

High-school teachers will hone skills at summer institute on campus

Once again this summer, high-school teachers will hone their talents during the 10th annual Advanced Placement Summer Institutes at Ohio University-Chillicothe. The workshops are designed to engage the teachers and give them the insights they need to be most effective in the classroom.

The weeklong workshops last from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily in Bennett Hall and Shoemaker Center. The dates for this summer’s workshops are:

  • English Language and Composition, June 23-27

  • Calculus, July 21-25

  • Biology, July 28-Aug. 31

The summer institute regularly draws teachers from the region, across Ohio and other states. Nearly 70 teachers participated in last summer’s workshop.

OU-C is one of only four sites in the state to offer the summer institute.

Eight teachers have signed up for the English workshop, including 2 local educators and one from Michigan.

The summer institute is mainly designed for educators who are preparing to teach the Advanced Placement classes at their high schools for the first time. Participants are introduced to teaching methods and curriculum content ideas specifically tailored to the teaching of Advanced Placement courses.

The training sessions include insights in the areas of course content, organization and methodology.

OU-C in the news

Some recent events on campus drew the attention of the news media. The Chillicothe Gazette covered ‘Recognition of Graduation’ event on June 13, including both the general ceremony and the nursing pinning ceremony.

The Gazette and Columbus Dispatch both developed stories about the Gates Foundation Scholarship. In addition WKKJ Radio was on hand for a news story.

Links to the stories are below:

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