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We help prepare teachers of prekindergarten through fifth grade for diverse and inclusive educational settings, learning how to produce educational knowledge and apply it to benefit children, families, and communities.

Your student experiences include both face-to-face educational theory and practicum experiences, as well as a full-time student teaching period at the end. You will actively involve yourself in elementary classrooms where you observe, assist teachers, tutor individual children, work with small groups of children, and lead whole-classroom activities.

Student Organizations

Kappa Delta Epsilon (KDE)

The purpose of the organization is to promote pride in education as a career choice, recognize outstanding achievement, and foster growth in the educational community.

Faculty advisor: Beth Dekle Tolley

Faculty and Staff

Martha Allexsaht-Snider

  • Associate Professor

Bob Capuozzo

  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Professor-in-Residence, J.J. Harris Elementary Charter School

Morgan Faison

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Cheryl Fields-Smith

  • Associate Professor

Stephanie Jones

  • Professor

Laura Kelley

  • Program Coordinator II

Kyunghwa Lee

  • Professor

Bettina L. Love

  • Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Education

Sherell A. McArthur

  • Assistant Professor

Elizabeth E. Saylor

  • Clinical Associate Professor

Joseph J. Tobin

  • Elizabeth Garrard Hall Professor of Early Childhood Education

Beth Dekle Tolley

  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Professor-in-Residence, Fowler Drive Elementary School

Contact Us

630 Aderhold Hall 110 Carlton Street Athens, Georgia 30602