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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

Alumni spotlight: Geraldine Clarke

May 1, 2017
What I've learned is not to enable but to empower

Graduate students recognized for excellence in teaching

April 12, 2017
Eighteen teaching assistants in the College of Education were recognized for their significant contributions to the instructional mission of the university.

2016-2017 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor 10 for their achievements

March 29, 2017
Ten COE graduates and friends were recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 12th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
16

Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

The sixth annual Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers on important and timely topics.

Oct
20

Innovation in Teaching Conference

The Innovation in Teaching Conference highlights innovative teaching practices among educators.

Oct
24

Professional Development Schools Workshop: Forming Sustainable School District and University Partnerships

Visit professional development schools and attend working sessions on how to build sustainable partnerships between institutions.

Dec
14

Fall 2017 Graduation Convocation

Come celebrate the 2017 fall graduates from the College of Education!

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