Lounsbury College of Education

Innovatively and collaboratively developing and empowering educational professionals.
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Teach Future Generations to Change the World

The John H. Lounsbury College of Education at Georgia College offers several award-winning undergraduate and graduate degrees. Instructional and school leaders gain valuable opportunities and benefit from the meaningful partnerships the university maintains with schools, districts, and other institutions and agencies. The COE is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE; now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, CAEP), the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

COE Mission Statement: The John H. Lounsbury College of Education innovatively and collaboratively develops and empowers educational professionals, P-12 communities, and the Georgia College community to promote diversity, equity, advocacy, and excellence in learning, teaching, service, and scholarship. (rev:0115)

*Early Childhood and Middle Grades MEd: https://vimeo.com/473054080/72d02fd87c

The Lounsbury College of Education at Georgia College & State University is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on October 3-5th, 2021.

Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the provider (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates). The following link will provide more information to submit written testimony: Notice of Third Party Comments CAEP.

News & Information

The "Vision 2020" middle grades cohort attended a virtual awards ceremony and shows off their future positions! Congratulations cohort members!

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Georgia College's Call Me MiSTER program receives a $10,000 check from Georgia Power to support the CMM program.

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Georgia College earns highest rating on new GaPSC educator preparation program that measures effectiveness (see the link)

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Congratulations to Samantha Fuhrey, Georgia’s 2020 Superintendent of the Year and National Superintendent of the Year Finalist! (link)


Joy Antone was named the APS Assistant Principal of the Year at the APyeS Awards in Atlanta. Joy is a product of our Middle Grades (B.S.), and Ed. Leadership (M.Ed. & Ed.S) programs!


Congratulations to Emmie Meadows, the Bleckley County High School Teacher of the Year. View article

emmie meadows teacher of the year

Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Bell for the Eatonton Kiwanis Club Kiwanian of the Year Award!

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