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Service-Learning Project Archives: Claire Hughes, Ph.D.

Claire Hughes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Elementary Education and Special Education

Service-Learning Teaching Details

Service-Learning Sections:          5

Service-Learning Course:             4

  • Diverse Populations in Special Ed.
  • Instruction Methods Science & Social Sci.
  • Ethics, Policies & Procedures in Special Ed.
  • Teaching Reading in Grades K-2 Human

Key Partnerships:

  • Glynn County Schools REACH Program
  • Glynn County Schools Social Studies Program

Dr. Claire Hughes sat on the Quality Enhancement Plan Steering Committee that brought the emphasis of service-learning teaching and learning to the College of Coastal Georgia. She also piloted one of the very first service-learning courses at the College back in spring 2011. Dr. Hughes infused service-learning in several additional courses before becoming a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University and a Fulbright Scholar in Greece. Lucky for the College and her colleagues, Dr. Hughes has returned and is teaching a service-learning course in collaboration with Glynn County School System’s REACH Program.

“This semester, teacher candidates in Dr. Hughes’s Diverse Populations in Special Education service-learning course are serving as peer mentors to students in the REACH Program through Glynn County Schools.  It’s a wonderful opportunity for candidates and students in this program to leverage their strengths in working together and learning from one another.”

- Dr. Amy Sneed

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