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“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

–William Butler Yeats

Interested in making your mark and shaping the future? Consider an A.A. in Education.

Begin your education at FGC by:

1. Applying for Admission (Be sure to include ALL college transcripts if applicable.)
2. Taking the PERT
3. Getting accepted to FGC
4. Contacting me

Below are suggested AA Education track plans in various education fields:

Elementary Education Audit Sheet

Math Education Audit Sheet

English Education Audit Sheet

Physical Education Audit Sheet

Social Science Education Audit Sheet

Special Education Audit Sheet


Here are the main courses you will take to prepare you for your Bachelor’s degree:

EDF 1005- Introduction to the Teaching Profession

This is a survey course including historical, sociological, and philosophical foundations of education, governance, and finance of educational policies, legal, moral and ethical issues and the professionalism of teaching. Students will be provided information on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, Common Core Standards, and the Professional Educator Competencies.

EDF 2085-Introduction to Diversity for Educators

This course is an introduction to multicultural educational issues with emphasis on such diversity issues as culture, race, ethnicity, language, social class, exceptional abilities, age, and gender. Implications for diversity are related to educational policy, curriculum, and methodology.

EME 2040- Introduction to Technology for Educators

This course is an introduction to productivity software, interactive media (including communications hardware), educational software, and instructional applications. It also covers how to create multimedia presentations, use the Internet in an educational setting, and explore educational technology issues in the social, ethical, and legal arenas.

EEX 2010-Introduction to Exceptional Child Education

This introductory course is designed to familiarize pre-service and in-service teachers with issues related to the instruction of students with special needs. Pre-service and in-service teachers will learn the history of special education (to include litigation and legislation) as well as an overview of exceptionalities. Pre-service and in-service teachers will also learn about assistive technologies for the classroom.


Still have questions?  Come see me: Mondays & Wednesdays from 10am-11:30am and 2:30pm-4pm


Allyson Dees, M.A. Ed
Assistant Professor/ AA Education Coordinator
Occupational Programs
Building 27, Room 10
Phone: 386.754.4268      Fax: 386-754-4768

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