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Education: Dean’s Welcome

If you are passionate about inspiring others, you have come to the right place. Welcome to Armstrong State University and the College of Education.  We are a part of the University of Georgia System and we offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of the aspiring educator and the professional educator alike.

We espouse the university’s mission “to foster abilities and values essential to the development of students into knowledgeable, ethical, responsible, and creative citizens.” To that end, we are faculty and staff who are committed to academic excellence - the teaching and learning of all of our education candidates so that our candidates become educators who are committed to the teaching and learning of all students. That is, we want to prepare you to be the best educator you can be – so that you can make a difference. 

I invite you to visit these pages often to see what we are about. I also invite you to visit us. Any of the faculty, staff or I would be happy to meet with you and provide you with any additional information.
 

Janet Buckenmeyer
Dean, College of Education

NEWS:

Read More 29 Armstrong Alumni Honored as Teachers of the Year for 2018

(April 6, 2017) – Twenty-nine Armstrong State University alumni were recently honored as 2018 Teachers of the Year at the Teacher of the Year Gala, held at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

Read More Armstrong Biology Senior Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Research Opportunity at UC Berkeley

(April 6, 2017) – Rising Armstrong State University senior Haley Breanne Kodak has been selected as one of 10 students to participate in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. From June 4 through Aug. 11, Kodak, a first-generation college student and Biology major, will live on campus at UC Berkeley and work on an individual biology research project with a faculty member.

Read More Armstrong Art Senior Creates Winning Logo Design for 2019 Conference

(April 4, 2017) – A design created by Armstrong Senior Sonia Mednick, an Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design, was chosen as the official logo for the 2019 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) annual meeting, which will be held in Savannah, Ga. 

Read More Armstrong State University Introduces New Study Abroad Program in Cuba

(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University will offer a new study abroad program in Havana, Cuba from July 9-29, 2017. Students will learn about the history, culture and contemporary issues affecting the Communist island nation post-Fidel Castro. The program is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a roster of semester credits.

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