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Empowering and Improving Education

Developing reflective educators who facilitate challenging learning environments for students from Pre-K to 12th grade. We are dedicated to reforming and improving education through purposeful teaching, community interactions, critical reflection, and research.  

Undergraduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions


The Department of Early Childhood through Secondary Education works to develop reflective educators who positively affect the learning of school aged children. Faculty are committed to enriching education through focused teaching, critical reflection, and scholarship.  

Program and Contact Information

Get in Touch

Sherrie RichardsonAdministrative SupportPhone: (678) 839-6559 Fax: (678) 839-6063

Dr. Andrea CrenshawDirector of Undergraduate Program CoordinationPhone: (678) 839-5970Email:andreas@westga.edu

Dr. Brent GillesDirector of Graduate Program CoordinationPhone: (678) 839-6138Email:bgilles@westga.edu

Dr. Jennifer EdelmanDepartment ChairPhone: (678) 839-6184 Email: jedelman@westga.edu