Welcome from the Chair

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Dr. Lynn Hart

Welcome to the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education (ECEE) in the College of Education and Human Resources at Georgia State University.

The department offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals wanting to work with young children. In addition to varied experiences in the metro Atlanta area, we offer opportunities to study in places such as China, Turkey, Korea, Spain, Italy and Norway.

You will leave ECEE with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to help young children from various cultures learn, grow and prosper. You will have what it takes to be an effective educator who can have an enduring, productive and rewarding career. Graduates of our programs readily find teaching and leadership positions in public and private schools, in consultancies, and in higher education.

Our faculty members are engaged in scholarship in wide variety of areas including multiple and digital literacies, mathematics, social studies, science, early childhood curriculum and assessment, teacher development, social-emotional development, children’s literature, urban education and multicultural issues.

For those of you who are considering a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, at the undergraduate or graduate level, I encourage you to consider joining this exciting department where faculty members are passionate about the work they do.
Come join us.

Enjoy exploring our web site.

— Lynn Hart