School of Education
At Piedmont College in Athens, the School of Education offers undergraduate programs in Early Childhood and Middle Grades eduction. Graduate programs for both initial (Master of Arts in Teaching) and advanced (Master of Arts) certifications are offered in Early Childhood, Middle Grades, Secondary Education, and Special Education. The Education Specialist Degree in Teaching and Learning is available for teachers who strive to become teacher leaders in their schools
The School of Education’s mission is focused on Mastering the Art of Teaching: Preparing Proactive Educators to Improve the Lives of All Children. Supporting this mission, we strive to prepare reflective, scholarly, proactive educators. These practitioners effectively educate their students to become knowledgeable, inquisitive, and collaborative learners in diverse, democratic learning communities.