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School of Education

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PREPARING CARING, SKILLED EDUCATORS

The School of Education is preparing caring, skilled educators who are making a difference in the lives of their students in Georgia and across the nation.

Mentor teachers and administrators in nearby school districts play important roles as partners in preparing our students for life-changing careers. Through field experiences and teaching internships, Gordon teacher candidates develop confidence in their chosen career path. 

With our cohort model for the Elementary/Special Education program, more then 95 percent of the candidates remain in the program. What's more, they achieve a better than 95 percent overall pass rate on the GACE content exams required for certification.

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Persistence rate for candidates selected into the program
100%
Overall pass rate on the GACE content exams required for certification
98%
Of the candidates admitted remain in the program and graduate
96%
Pass rate on the edTPA, a required exam/portfolio on pedagogical practice

How far does the Gordon Teacher Education Program Reach? Check out where our graduates now teach!

  • Georgia: Columbus, Grantville, Newnan, Peachtree City, Zebulon, Thomaston, Barnesville, Forsyth, Griffin, McDonough, Covington, Porterdale, Conyers, Powder Springs, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven, Lilburn, Auburn
  • Oklahoma
  • Mississippi

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