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Known for pioneering work regionally, nationally, and internationally, the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy includes four program areas:

Our faculty challenge and engage students in graduate programs focused on intellectual inquiry, research, and practice. Our programs prepare leaders who create and share knowledge and strategies to improve the quality of life of individuals and organizations.

Department faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for contributions in research and policy development. Our faculty members' research includes action research, multicultural perspectives in adult education, education law, gender inequity, administration, school improvement, education policy, human resource and organizational development, the superintendency, and qualitative research methods.

Our faculty are also regular contributors to the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, have an active role in the development of the State of Education in Georgia annual conference, provide leadership in supporting the lifelong learning institute on campus, and provide training to adult literacy instructors throughout the state.

Contact Details

  • Address:
    River's Crossing
    850 College Station Road
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Department head: Kathleen P. deMarrais
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Known for pioneering work regionally, nationally, and internationally, the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy includes four program areas: Adult Education, Learning and Organizational Development, Qualitative Research, and Educational Administration and Policy.

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Latest News

Assistant professor quoted on test-based accountability

November 13, 2017
Richard Welsh was recently quoted by the AJC on Georgia's new scoring system proposal.

Program helps new principals gain an edge

November 8, 2017
The College of Education’s Early Career Principal Readiness Program exists to help navigate the waters of leading a school.

Professor honored with Excellence in Education Award from alma mater

August 28, 2017
Kathleen deMarrais received the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania for her superior teaching ability and commitment to students at the college level.

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