Education & Teacher Preparation

The Department of Education & Teacher Preparation offers two baccalaureate degree programs in teacher education – Early Childhood/Special Education and Middle Grades Education. Blending traditional and non-traditional approaches to teacher preparation with a focus on content knowledge expertise, effective teaching strategies, and classroom management, graduates are poised to meet the challenges of current and future classrooms. All teacher candidates complete professional education coursework, content coursework in mathematics, science and reading as well as structured, supervised field experience in the schools. For program admission information, please call 912.279.5843, or email Kathy Halliwell at

Areas of Study

Transfer Associate

Faculty & Staff

The faculty and staff in the Department of Education & Teacher Preparation promote excellence in teaching, scholarship and service based on their extensive theoretical and experiential knowledge in teacher education.

Student Resources

The certification process can be overwhelming and difficult, and information differs from state to state. A simple breakdown of the steps can make a world of difference to prospective teachers - can be a huge help to those navigating the path to becoming a teacher. To become a teacher in Georgia, you will find these student resources invaluable.

The Department of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs.

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