GEORGIA HIGHLANDS COLLEGE
Sherry A. Green, Ed. S. Associate Professor of Education Cartersville Campus Office 256F 2015-2016 GHC Teacher of the Year E-Learning Faculty Student Success Coach 2015-2016 GHC Nominee for UGA Online Teaching Award WE ARE GHC
Welcome to my GHC Education website. I am excited that you have chosen to seek information about our Education program and am happy to provide you with some information for you to consider. We are a small, diverse, and progressive multi-campus institution of higher education with professors who are interested in students' success. We stand ready to assist you in navigating the college experience through personal relationship building, small class sizes, and student support services.
We offer multiple Associate Degrees in Education and these can be located in the GHC catalog on the GHC home page. Early Childhood, Middle Grades, Secondary Education, Special Education, and Physical Education are among our most popular degree/transfer programs. Our Middle Grades Teacher Education program can be obtained completely in the online environment and our ECE program will be totally online Fall 2017.
The requirements for each of these programs are outlined within the context of the catalog which can be found on the GHC Home page. Each Education course (EDUC prefix) does require a Field Experience observation in an educational environment. There are 3 required courses: EDUC 2110, EDUC 2120, and EDUC 2130 with each course requiring a Field Experience as part of your Teacher Preparation Program.
Students can take courses in a Face-Face format with classes meeting 2 days a week for 1 hour and 15 minutes, and can take web-based courses taught by GHC professors, with no campus orientation or residency requirements.
EDUC 2110: No Textbook required
EDUC 2120: Cushner, K., McClelland, A., Safford, P. Human diversity in education: An intercultural approach. 7th ed. McGraw Hill: New York.
EDUC 2130: Santrock, J. W. Educational psychology. 5th Ed. McGraw Hill: New York.
Textbooks can be purchased via online vendors and via Amazon.com. You may rent or buy a textbook. Used textbooks are sufficient.
Should you need additional information, please feel free to contact me at email@example.com
I stand ready to assist you with questions regarding our exciting programs and helping to prepare you for the awesome field of Education!
AREA B ELECTIVE COURSES
GHSS 2901 Introduction to Bullying (Web-Based) is offered multiple semesters! Please consider registering for this course as bullying is one of the most critical issues in Education today. This course meets your Area B elective requirement. There is no prerequisite or textbook required for the course.
GHSS 2902 Bullying: Beyond the Basics (Web-Based) is offered multiple semesters. This course meets your Area B elective. There is no prerequisite or textbook required for the course. You can find the course by going to the Course Offerings page and locating the GHSS Social Science link. The course is listed in the web-based course selections.
GHC/KSU 2+2 EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM
We collaborate with Kennesw State University to bring students the Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education to our GHC campus in Paulding County. This program is taught by KSU professors in small class sizes and is graduating students ready to be employed by local school systems. Please consider this program and the cost benefits it provides students!
GHC/University of Georgia Bachelor of Science in Special Education Online Program Cohort
GHC has been selected to collaborate with the University of Georgia to provide a Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education! This program begins Fall 2016 and students can obtain more information by contacting Sherry Green, Darrell Sorrells and/or Amber Atkinson of UGA at firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Green has been married to Randy Green, GHC Assistant Professor of Political Science and Criminal Justice on the Rome and Cartersville campuses and web-based, for 35 years. They have one daughter, Kasey and one grandson, Brody. They enjoy boating, physical exercise, reading, spending time with their family, and watching Brody in his school and athletic endeavors.