Students at Gilbert Elementary School in LaFayette, Ga., have a new way to have fun outside while building their problem-solving skills. This past spring, UTC students in the Outdoor Leadership Skills class, led by Dr. Drew Bailey, constructed a ropes course in a wooded area next to the school.
Baker, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from UTC in 2010, is the only Milken Educator Award recipient for Tennessee and the 33rd and final honoree named nationwide for 2016-17. This season marks the 30th year of the Milken Educator Awards, hailed by Teacher magazine as the “Oscars of Teaching.”
The Decoda Cello Quartet, highly accomplished musicians who perform and participate in community enrichment and educational projects, presented a workshop on community engagement through music and arts on Friday, January 20 in Cadek Recital Hall.