Looking to join an education-related student organization? Augusta University's College of Education offers quite a few options to choose from!
Our students have the opportunity to participate in organizations designed to prepare them for a career in teaching, foster leadership, and encourage volunteerism.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Meredith Rausch
Chi Sigma Iota serves as a link to promote interaction between counselor educators, students, alumni and local professionals. The chapters provide a forum for interaction, sharing of concerns, discussion of issues and support for common interests. Many chapters schedule meetings and solicit speakers on a variety of topics relevant to counselors, serving as a resource for continuing education. Chapters have conducted service activities and have organized social gatherings to facilitate interactions between members.
The COE Ambassadors will represent the college in a unique capacity, providing incoming
students an opportunity to see the college from the student perspective. Each Ambassador
will establish lasting relationships with faculty and staff resulting in professional
development, networking opportunities, and gaining leadership skills.
The COE Ambassadors will be chosen through a selection process that includes an application and an interview. Applications will be accepted during the spring semester every year. Interviews will only be given to those that have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher and have successfully completed one semester of the program. Ambassadors are expected to serve a full year, with each term beginning in the summer and concluding in the spring, and maintain the 3.0 GPA requirement.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stacie Pettit
The Collegiate Middle Level Association is a student association designed to promote and support the professional development of future middle level teachers, as well as the development and nurturing of middle level education programs.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gordon Eisenman
Kappa Delta Epsilon was established as a national honorary professional organization for women. KDE was founded in 1933 as a sister organization of Kappa Phi Kappa, a professional educational fraternity for men. In 1978, the name of the organization was changed from sorority to society, and men were allowed into membership.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrew Moore
To inform, engage, and provide service to those who are interested in the study of human movement. The Kinesiology club is dedicated to providing volunteer services every semester while engaging in fun, educational activities strengthen our knowledge in the field.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kim Davies
The primary objective of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is the recognition and encouragement of superior scholarship in all academic disciplines. By drawing its membership from all fields of study with the academic institution, Phi Kappa Phi also serves as a unifying force in higher education.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gordon Eisenman
The Augusta University chapter of She's the First, a non-profit organization that sponsors girls' education in low-income countries. She's the First fights gender inequality through education. We support girls who will be first in their families to graduate from high school & train students everywhere to be global leaders.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo
The Serving People through Education and Devotion (S.P.E.D.) Student Club website is for current students, prospective students, and faculty to see information about events, news, activities, job postings, course information, and more in the Special Education program.
The Student Georgia Association of Educators, a pre-professional program, helps prepare education majors for a brighter professional future. Open to all education majors, SGAE is designed to provide college students with the opportunity to make their voice heard locally, statewide, and nationally through activities that affect their chosen profession—teaching.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Laura Rychly
The PAGE Teacher Candidate membership (also known as Student PAGE, or SPAGE) is designed for college students who are preparing for a career in teaching. PAGE supports teacher candidates and their professors through professional learning opportunities, such as GACE workshops, learning modules on various topics of interest to pre-service teachers, state conferences, and more.
The purpose of this organization is to stimulate an interest in the teaching and education field and to empower our teachers to be leaders for the youth of tomorrow. Membership is open to any student of Augusta University who is interested in being an educator. No dues are required for membership.