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School of Education

Come and study with us on our beautiful campus in Demorest in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains or on our lovely urban campus in Athens…or in one of our many off-campus cohorts across Georgia.

The School of Education offers a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels (MAT, MA, EdS and EdD) as well as certification-only options on our campuses in Athens and Demorest.  Additionally, graduate programs (MA and EdS) are offered to educators in off-campus cohorts in several locations across the state of Georgia.



Heaton (MA ’09, EDS ’13) of Buford has been named athletic director at Duluth High School. Heaton has been a soccer coach at Duluth since 2009 and last year was named head women’s coach, leading the team to the state playoffs in Region 7-AAAAAA. She was the goalkeeper coach at Piedmont while studying for her master’s degree.


Stories & Highlights

Piedmont College Alumni awarded Georgia Gifted Teacher of the Year

Jonathan Feicht, Piedmont class of 2018 and current Gifted Education Coordinator/Coach/Teacher at Chestatee Elementary School in Forsyth County Georgia, was presented with this year’s Georgia Gifted Teacher of the Year Award at the Georgia Association of Gifted Convention on March 5.  The ceremony took place at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education in Athens, Georgia.   Jonathan Feicht graduated with his Ed.D from Piedmont College in December of 2018.

Motivated to Shine: The Success Story of Dionne Rosser-Mims

From being underestimated to becoming a college dean, the success of Dr. Dionne Rosser-Mims never came easy. However, her drive and determination led her to become a dean, author, teacher, and much more.  READ MORE


All programs are recognized & approved by Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC)  

The School of Education is a member of:

  American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE)

  Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges of Teacher Education (AILACTE)

  Georgia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (GACTE)

  Georgia Association of Independent Colleges of Teacher Education (GAICTE)