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East Africa study abroad trip focuses on children with disabilities

Georgia College's Tanzania study abroad program is packed with on-site learning opportunities. Students interact with Tanzanians every day – at schools, community centers and orphanages – seeing up close how differently one society names, views and treats disabilities.

May 2018: International experience opens doors for special education major

During her time at Georgia College, she volunteered, worked in her professional organization, the Council for Exceptional Children, and completed her yearlong student teaching stint at Gray Elementary in Jones County. She even took her educational experience to the next by studying abroad in Tanzania during the summer of 2017.

Innovative ways of educating future teachers

Education students acknowledge the benefits of Georgia College’s unique way of educating future teachers. The foundational piece is the mentor-led cornerstone, meaning each cohort —or group of students who take most courses together during the program — has a faculty member assigned to them.

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