Celebrating Urban Ed

Honor’s Day 2016

Posted On April 22, 2016

Robert Morris, Andrea Flores and Treasure Robinson were recognized for their work at GSU’s College of Education and Elementary Education’s Honor’s Day. We are proud of the work they do as advocates for their students!

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In the Service of Learning and Empowerment: Service-Learning, Critical Pedagogy, and the Problem-Solution Project

By Vera L Stenhouse, Georgia State University; Olga S. Jarrett, Georgia State University; Rhina M. Fernandes Williams, Georgia State University and E. Namisi Chilungu, Georgia State University

Too often teachers and students doubt their own abilities to forge collective work and dynamic critical learning in the midst of education reform practices that limit their opportunities… more »

26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture

26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture on November 5, 2014 in the Georgia State University Speakers Auditorium. This year’s lecturer is Dr. Jeannie Oakes, President-Elect of the American Educational Research Association. The lecture take place from 6:30-8:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!

Teaching Kids to Code

How early is too early to teach a kid to code? There are now great programs that introduce kids to the idea of coding. Scratch, a free program put out by the lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT Media Lab. is one of them. Scratch allows you to program your own interactive stories, games,… more »

Prospective Student Meeting Novemer 13th

Posted On October 24, 2013

Earn a Master’s Degree to Teach! The Urban Accelerated Certification and Master’s (UACM) Program at Georgia State University is a dynamic program for training individuals interested in urban elementary education. Stipends up to $7500 are available to offset tuition costs. UACM graduates earn a teaching certificate, Master’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and… more »

Music Education Empowers Inner City Youth

Posted On October 12, 2013

Since 2001, music education funding has dropped by nearly 20% according to the National Association for Music Education.  In response, the Julliard created the Music Advancement Program (MAP) for minorities between the ages of 8 and 14.  The program specifically encourages African Americans, Native American,s and Latino students to apply to the program in order… more »

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