CSU's Early Childhood Education Program Named Georgia's Distinguished Program in Teacher Education

COLUMBUS, Ga. --- Columbus State University's Early Childhood Education Program (ECED) was recently nominated and selected for the Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award for 2016-2017 by the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators (GATE).

“It is an honor to have the Early Childhood Education Program at CSU recognized by GATE,” said Jan Burcham, department chair and program coordinator for CSU’s Teacher Leadership Program. “Our ECE faculty and students continually serve as leaders in the state, region and nation, and this award once again shows that the ECE program is, indeed, first choice!”


The annual award recognizes and honors outstanding teacher education programs which exemplify excellence in program development and administration in the state of Georgia.

The ECED program will be honored on Thursday, October 27 at the GATE annual conference in Young Harris, Georgia.