Co-Teaching 201

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Discovery Building 1, Room 259
915 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208


Are you and a colleague planning on co-teaching a class in the future? This session might be for you! In Co-Teaching 201, we will review a few co-teaching strategies and practical planning methods that you can use in your classroom. Also, we will discuss co-teaching in face-to-face and online environments to maximize student learning.

This will be a hands-on planning session that will based on a course or lesson that you bring! By the end of our time together, you should have a general co-teaching strategy and a lesson plan outline that can work for you.



Nate Carnes
Associate Professor, Department of Instruction and Teacher Education
Associate Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Nate Carnes is the Associate Director in the Center for Teaching Excellence. In addition to three education degrees and a permanent Ohio teaching certificate, he earned his Ph.D. in Education Administration with an emphasis in science education at Miami University (OH). His teaching performances that span almost 40 years have resulted in awards and citations of excellence at the University of South Carolina, state, regional and international levels. Among these citations, Carnes is the recipient of the prestigious 2007 ASTE Science Teacher Educator of the Year, a recognition of international distinction; South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education 2018 Jennifer L. Wilson Teaching Excellence; and the College of Education 2011 Lee Maidment Spirit of Service awards. Carnes’ scholarly activities explore pedagogical issues and innovations within and beyond science education.

Lydia Frass
Senior Instructional Designer
Center for Teaching Excellence


Lydia Frass is a senior instructional designer at the Center for Teaching Excellence. She works with faculty in online course design and conducts quality assurance reviews. In addition, she facilitates our Instructional Designer’s Community of Practice. Lydia earned her Ph.D. in Adult Education and Master of Public Health from The University of Southern Mississippi. Before joining CTE, she coordinated the South Carolina Public Health Training Center, which provides professional development opportunities for current and future public health practitioners.