Dr. Cathy Moore named charter Dean of the School of Education

Georgia Gwinnett College has made a landmark investment in training 21st Century teachers by naming its first Dean of the School of Education.

Georgia Gwinnett College has made a landmark investment in training 21st Century teachers by naming its first Dean of the School of Education.

Dr. Cathy Moore of Gainesville will develop GGC’s education degree program to help produce graduates capable of meeting the challenges of the next generation’s learners.

“Increasing the number of teachers is critical to the success of this region and this state, and with Dr. Moore’s proven leadership, Georgia Gwinnett College will develop a program to produce the best and brightest,” says GGC’s Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Stanley Preczewski.

Dr. Moore has more than 19 years of experience in higher education settings. She most recently served in a leadership role at Gainesville’s Brenau University, where she was first appointed Director of Graduate Programs in 1997.

“I found the Georgia Gwinnett College position intriguing because I would have the opportunity to help design a progressive teacher education program,” Dr. Moore said. “We will work together to train teachers who know how to make a difference for every student they reach.”

Dr. Moore gained experience as a professor of education as well as the director of the child development center while at Brenau University. She guided the university’s successful accreditation with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and established new Master of Arts in Teaching degree programs.

She is also a sought after lecturer on the integration of technology in education. She has been a guest speaker at conferences throughout Georgia and Florida.

Dr. Moore received her Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia. She also received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Georgia Southern College.

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