Dr. Lacey Southerland

Lacey Southerland
  • Title: Professor of Education, CGPS Education Department Chair
  • Department: Education
  • Email: lacey.southerland@point.edu


  • B.S., Elementary Education—Stephen F. Austin State University
  • M.Ed., Early Childhood Education–Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Ph.D., Early Childhood Education—Georgia State University

Courses Taught

Educational Foundations, Educational Psychology, Social Studies for Early Childhood & Middle Grades, Health & PE for Early Childhood, Language Arts for Early Childhood & Middle Grades, Creative Arts, Differentiated Instruction, CYD Practicum

Where are you from?

Dallas, Texas

What are some of your hobbies?

Gardening, watching movies, cooking

What advice would you give to new students?

Form relationships with your professors, talk to them outside of class, let them know when you have other challenges in your life!

Are there any interesting facts about yourself that you would like to share with new or current Point students?

My claim to fame is that I met Big Bird and I got to be in a Sesame Street video when I worked at Children’s Television Workshop!

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