Talladega College To Host Education Summit

53988d65bf9d7.imageThe Talladega College Department of Education will host an education summit: Striving for Excellence from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 21 in the Swayne Hall Auditorium.

Dr. Tiffany Taylor Mayo will provide the keynote address. The title of her presentation will be: “Expectations-Beyond Academics.”

A West Alabama native, Dr. Tiffany Taylor Mayo is affiliated with the UAB Hospital and specializes in dermatology at the Kirkland Clinic. She earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from Tuskegee University. Her Doctor of Medicine degree was earned at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She completed her residency at Northwestern University, Chicago.

Mayo has achieved her academic and career goals through financial and academic planning. She will share her story and provide pointers for academic planning and success. A question-and-answer session will follow, featuring Mayo, Academic Life Coach Asenath Edison-Gay and honor students from Talladega College.

The event is free and open to the public. High school and college students are encouraged to attend.

Our Spring Partnership Meeting will follow at 2 p.m. in Swayne Hall 100. We are extending a special invitation to principals, assistant principals and/or teacher leaders. Dr. Lemanski Walker from the Alabama State Department of Education will provide education updates.

Contact Dr. Rebecca Robinson at rwrobinson@talladega.edu or 205-761-6346 by April 18 if you will be able to attend one or both of these events. This will guide us in our planning efforts. Refreshments will be served.