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Faculty Profile

Erica Avent

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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR IN TEACHER EDUCATION
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307 HOWRY HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-2052
Joined UM: 05/15/2016

Areas of Expertise

  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION, STUDENT TEACHING
  • STUDENT TEACHER EVALUATION
  • TEACHER COACHING, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, CURRICULUM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, LESSON PLANNING, CREATING ASSESSMENTS, LEADING EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS, GRANT WRITING
  • TEACHING METHODS
  • TEACHING STRATEGIES

Brief Bio

Erica Avent is an Intervention Coordinator with the Oxford School District in Oxford, Mississippi. She has inspired and motivated the children of Mississippi schools for the past 13 years, as a classroom teachers in grades 3-6. Additionally, she is working and mentoring teachers as an Adjunct Professor of Teacher Education with the University of Mississippi and mentor teacher with the Mississippi Teacher Fellowship Program. She serves a board member for the Mississippi Association of Educators and President of the Oxford Association of Educators. She is a National Board Certified Teacher who earned her Ed.S, M.A., and B.A from the University of Mississippi. She is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Elementary Education with an emphasis on African America teacher recruitment and retention in K-12.

Degrees

BA
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2005)
MED
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2007)
EDS
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2011)