Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

Teacher Education

Chair: vacant

Professors:  Carol Christy, J. W. Good, Paul Jones, Nancy B. Mizelle, Lyndall Muschell, Cheryl Reynolds, Stacy Schwartz, and Patricia Seay
Associate Professors: Linda Golson Bradley, Joanne Previts, Rebecca McMullen, Barbara Roquemore, and Sandra Webb

Assistant Professors: Patricia Klein, Nicole DeClouette, Amanda Lineberger, Holley Roberts, Rob Sumowski, Olha Tsarykovska, Ginny Van Rie, and Stephen Wills

Instructor and Practitioners-in-Residence: Cheryl Anderson, Carla Hutchings, Sharon Jones, and Cara Meade

FOCUS Coordinator: Connie Rickenbaker

Department Contact Information:

Georgia College

101C Kilpatrick Education Center
Campus Box 7

Milledgeville, GA 31061

Administrative Assistant Ms. Bessie Storey
Department website: http://gcsu.edu/education/teached


The cohorted undergraduate and graduate programs at Georgia College have commendable reputations within and outside of the state of Georgia such as the Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award and the Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education Award. The Educator Preparation programs also take pride in the coveted Wisniewski Award from the Society of Professors of Education. This award recognizes an institution that has made "singularly significant contributions to the theory and practice of teacher education." All programs follow the Architects of Change Conceptual Framework.

The undergraduate programs are offered in cohort models only. Cohorts begin the fall of the junior year and last through the senior year. Admission to the cohorts is competitive and applications are due the third Friday in January prior to the beginning of the next fall semester.


The John H. Lounsbury College of Education has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).


The early childhood and middle grades education programs have been approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (Ga PSC). The Middle Grades Program is recognized by the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE).  

The special education program has been approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).