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Conferences and Recurring Events

A Seat in the Shade

This summer poetry series features published writers in weekly performances, with a final performance featuring UGA faculty and students.

Alumni Awards

Every year, our Distinguished Alumni Awards honors our graduates who, through their service, contributions, and accomplishments, bring distinction and honor to the College of Education and beyond.

Athletic Training High School Student Workshop

This three day comprehensive workshop, held on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, is designed to expose the high school student to the field of sports medicine and athletic training.

BestShotUGA TikTok Competition

CLASE Professional Development

CLASE brings evidence-based expertise to educators who teach Latinx and other groups to improve teacher quality and outcomes for all.

Creative Scholars Program

In 2020, the Torrance Center began a new series of educational programs that build on the legacy and research of E. Paul Torrance.

DAWG Talks: Conversations That Matter

This conversation series seeks to engage students, faculty, and staff in a variety of topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference

The College of Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference is designed for students, faculty, staff, and community members to engage in dialogue and collaborative learning about the current multicultural and social justice issues of our times.

Duke TIP at UGA

Gifted students have the opportunity to learn not only at an accelerated level but to interact and work with like-minded peers.

Georgia Children's Book Awards

Georgia Conference on Children's Literature

Planning for our 53rd Georgia Conference on Children’s Literature! (March 18–19, 2022)

Global Educational Forum

This annual event takes on a different topic each year that focuses on women, sport, and global issues.

Graduation Convocation

A separate ceremony from UGA Commencement when degrees are conferred upon graduates, each semester the College of Education is proud to honor our graduating students at the Graduation Convocation.

Innovation in Teaching Conference

This day-long conference showcases innovative teaching among college faculty and instructors. Through short presentations, along with poster sessions, attendees can learn about outstanding teaching within one of the largest colleges of education in the country

Journal of Language and Literacy Education (JoLLE) Conference

The JoLLE conference is a unique conference where all presentations are hands-on, rather than the typical “talking heads”

Just Education Policy

Kinesiology Lectures

These lectures were established to honor alumni and are the centerpiece of the Kinesiology Research Day celebrating UGA Homecoming Weekend.

Math Education Student Association (MESA) Speaker Series

Leading researchers in mathematics education present their work of differing aspects of mathematics education. Graduate students and faculty have the opportunity to discuss theoretical and methodological issues that push the boundaries of potential research.

Other Side of Poverty Workshop

Workshop for teachers, administrators, counselors, and teacher educators who will learn about the five principles for change to better meet the needs of working-class and poor students.

Red Clay Writing Project

Summer institute, writing retreats, camps and Saturday workshops offer teachers a wide and engaging list of professional learning opportunities, many for UGA credit or state PLUs.

Retired Faculty Luncheons

Retired faculty luncheons are not only a time for camaraderie and catching up, but also a chance to hear from Dean Denise A. Spangler and College of Education staff.

Speech and Hearing Summer Programs

The University of Georgia Speech and Hearing Clinic offers summer intensive communication programs for children and adults.

State of Education Conference

This one-day conference will include keynotes, breakout sessions, and discussions on several timely topics related to the State of Education in Georgia.

The Big Read: 'Something More Pleasant'

Thanks to a recent “Big Read” grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Athens can enjoy a series of literature events this summer.

This is (Not) What I Expected: Difference and Dignity Through Literature and the Arts

This series of events in February and March 2019 is inspired by the award-winning, book-length lyric poem ‘Citizen’ by Claudia Rankine. It includes a documentary screening and talk, poetry performance, staged reading of “Citizen,” and a book discussion.

Torrance Center Conferences

The Torrance Center Conferences take the form of mini-symposia, workshops, and discussions. These events are open to the community at large and feature expert perspectives from scholars, educators, artists, and entrepreneurs.

Torrance Center Summer Institute

Come and explore the principles of creative thinking as a framework for curriculum development, classroom teaching and assessment.

Torrance Festival of Ideas

Torrance Lecture Series

The E. Paul Torrance Lecture, sponsored by the College of Education’s Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development, annually brings scholars and creative artists to UGA to discuss issues related to creativity.

Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) Training

The Torrance Center offers training on the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking, Figural and Verbal.

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