Polk State Educator Preparation Institute Director Beverly Woolery

Polk State’s Woolery Recognized for “6 Trumps” Workshop

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Polk State Educator Preparation Institute Director Beverly Woolery

Polk State Educator Preparation Institute Director Beverly Woolery is garnering kudos from her colleagues around the country for her efforts to help teachers create more engaging and effective lessons. Woolery was recently featured on bowperson.com,…

Polk Has First Completers of New Career Educator Pathways Program

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Polk State College’s Educator Preparation Institute has graduated the first class from a  program designed to help industry experts transition to new careers as public school teachers. Last year, in partnership with Polk County Public…

Numerous Polk State EPI Grads Vie for County Awards

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Polk State’s Educator Preparation Institute had all sorts of connections to this year’s Polk County Public Schools awards. Nine graduates were named Teacher of the Year at their schools, putting them into contention for the…

David Jones

At 67, Graduate Set to Begin New Life Based on Love of Teaching

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David Jones

Tonight, at 67 years old, David Jones will cross the Polk State commencement stage and begin a new life. Behind him, he’ll leave a career based in materialism, in which everything hinged on closing the…