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Lacey Southerland, Ph.D.

Title:
Traditional Program Early Childhood Coordinator
Professor of Education
CGPS Education Department Chair
Department: Education
Email: Lacey.Southerland@point.edu
Office Hours: Vary each semester, depending on course schedule
Office Location: LAC #225
Office Phone: 706-385-1080
Social Media Account: Facebook.com/lacey.southerland

Degrees Earned and Universities:
Ph.D. Early Childhood Education – Georgia State University
M.Ed. Early Childhood Education – Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S. Ed. Elementary Education: Teacher of Young Children (TYC) – Stephen F. Austin State University

Community Involvement:
Hawkes Children’s Library – Director of Children’s Programs
Chambers County Gifted Advisory Council Member
Chambers County Teacher Education Program Advisory Council Member
W.F. Burns Middle School After-School Art/Drama Program Director
Valley High School After-School Chorus Director
Spring Road Christian Church Member

Courses Taught: EDU 102 Educational Foundations, EDU 300 Educational Psychology, ECI 301/MGI 321 Social Studies for Early Childhood & Middle Grades, ECI 303 Health & PE for Early Childhood, ECI/MGI 310 Language Arts for Early Childhood & Middle Grades, ECI 314 Creative Arts, EDU 433 Differentiated Instruction, EDU 497 CYD Practicum

Where are you from? Dallas, TX

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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Lacey Southerland, Ph.D.

Title:
Traditional Program Early Childhood Coordinator,
Graduate & Professional Studies Chair of Education
Department: Education
Email: Lacey.Southerland@point.edu
Office Hours: Vary each semester, depending on course schedule
Office Location: LAC #225
Office Phone: 706-385-1080
Social Media Account: Facebook.com/lacey.southerland

Degrees Earned and Universities:
Ph.D. Early Childhood Education – Georgia State University
M.Ed. Early Childhood Education – Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S. Ed. Elementary Education: Teacher of Young Children (TYC) – Stephen F. Austin State University

Community Involvement:
Hawkes Children’s Library – Director of Children’s Programs
Chambers County Gifted Advisory Council Member
Chambers County Teacher Education Program Advisory Council Member
W.F. Burns Middle School After-School Art/Drama Program Director
Valley High School After-School Chorus Director
Spring Road Christian Church Member

Courses Taught: EDU 102 Educational Foundations, EDU 300 Educational Psychology, ECI 301/MGI 321 Social Studies for Early Childhood & Middle Grades, ECI 303 Health & PE for Early Childhood, ECI/MGI 310 Language Arts for Early Childhood & Middle Grades, ECI 314 Creative Arts, EDU 433 Differentiated Instruction, EDU 497 CYD Practicum

Where are you from? Dallas, TX

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!