Welcome to the School of Education
"Preparing Skilled, Reflective Decision Makers"
A career in education is multi-faceted, offering challenges, personal satisfaction, and interaction with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Faculty and staff in the GSW School of Education are dedicated to the preparation of future educators and professional growth through graduate work in Education. Partner school systems provide real-life experiences in the preparation of teachers so that graduates of the GSW School of Education are ready to meet the opportunities to positively impact P-12 student learning.
The School of Education at Georgia Southwestern State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). All initial teacher preparation programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commissions (PSC).
Professional Standards Commission (Ga PSC). We are pleased to report the preliminary recommendations include meeting all Standards for Teacher Preparation and moving toward Target (the highest level) on the Standard regarding Clinical Practice of our candidates. An Area of Strength, according to the visiting team, was Faculty Qualifications for the preparation of teachers. We received no Areas for Improvement. These recommendations will go before the Unit Accreditation Board of NCATE and the Georgia Professional Standards Commission in the fall.