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Dr. Rhonda Amerson - Elementary Education (P-5), Middle Grades Education - Math, ELA, & SS, Gifted Endorsement

Rhonda Amerson

Assistant Professor
Teacher Education and Social Work

Phone: 478.757.2663

  • Macon - Education - 313
    Phone: 478-757-2663
Office Hours: MACON
Wednesday 8:00 - 11:00 AM

Monday 8:00 - 11:00 AM and 12:40-2:10 PM (Wiggs 2 or Walker 302)
Tuesday 8:00 - 9:30 AM and 12:00 - 1:00 PM (Wiggs 2 or Walker 302

* Also available by appointment.

Biography: Areas of Expertise/Interest:
Teaching At-Risk Students
Instructional Strategies
Integrated Curriculum
Aspirations of Rural White Males
Courses: ECSE 3430 Literacy Acquisition
ECSE 3520 Organizing Effective Learning Environments
ECSE 3530 Literacy Assessment and Intervention Strategies
ECSE 3444 Professional Roles & Teaching Practices I
ECSE 3555 Professional Roles & Teaching Practices II
ECSE 4200 Mathematics Teaching and Curriculum in P-5
ECSE 4430 Content Area Literacy
EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC 3120 Practicum I (BSSE program)
MGED 3160 Introduction to Middle School
MGED 3170 Professionalism & Teaching I
MGED 3260 Professionalism & Teaching II
MGED 4110 Program Planning for Middle Grades
MGED 4170 Clinical Practice I
MGED 4250 Assessment & Diagnosis Reading Disabilities
MGED 4270 Clinical Practice II
Education: Ed. D. in Curriculum Studies 2012
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia
Area of Concentration: Teaching & Learning - Teacher Leadership
Dissertation title: “Understanding the Occupational Choices of Rural White Southern Males”
Committee: David Biek, Lorraine Gilpin (chair), Deloris Liston, Mecca Williams-Johnson
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

Ed. S. in Middle Grades Education 2004
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia
Areas of Concentration: Social Studies and Math
Thesis title: “Single Sex Grouping in Exploratory Classes”

M. Ed. in Middle Grades Education 1997
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia
Areas of Concentration: Language Arts and Social Studies

B. S. Ed. In Middle Grades Education 1994
Armstrong State University, Savannah, Georgia
Areas of Concentration: Language Arts and Social Studies
Professional Experience: Middle Georgia State University 2014-present
Assistant Professor
ECSE Day Track Program Coordinator (Jan. 2018-present)

Clifton Ridge Middle School
Middle Grades Teacher 2008-2014 Taught 7th grade language arts (gifted and regular education) and math (gifted and inclusion classes), provided math remediation during Academic Support, served as team leader, & annually served as a host teacher for students from Georgia College and State University

Jane Macon Middle School
Middle Grades Teacher 2006-2008 Taught 7th grade language arts (gifted and inclusion classes)

Frederica Academy
Elementary Teacher 2000-2006 Taught 5th grade – integrated curriculum

Needwood Middle School
Middle Grades Teacher 1998-2000 Taught gifted social studies for 6th, 7th, & 8th grade and remedial math

C. B. Greer Elementary
Elementary Teacher 1994-1998 Taught 4th and 5th grades – integrated curriculum

Organizations: Professional Association of Georgia Educators
Association of Middle Level Educators
Reading Association of Georgia
The Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Awards and Honors: Georgia Master Teacher 2011
Bell South Mini-Grant Award - Using Measurement in Archaeology 1996

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