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US News Ranks UGA Online Programs Among Nation’s Best

February 7, 2024

U.S. News & World Report released their 2024 Best Online Programs rankings with several of the University of Georgia online programs in the top 10.

From the U.S. to South Korea: Reading education student focuses on teacher collaboration

February 24, 2021

In 2016, Angie Vernau, a teacher for over 20 years, moved with her family to Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Vernau’s husband was an active-duty soldier in the U.S. Army when they first married and lived in Augusta, Georgia. Vernau is a mother of three children and currently works as an…

UGA’s Master of Education in Reading Education ranked among Best Master’s Programs

January 22, 2021

Best Value Schools has ranked the University of Georgia’s Mary Frances Early College of Education 12th in their Best Master’s in Education Degree Programs for its Master of Education in Reading Education for 2020.  The Master of Education in Reading Education has a focus on new and…

Forging A New Career Path With the Help of UGA Online

September 10, 2018

Mary Pat realized she wanted to work with children shortly after she had started her career in public relations. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill, she knew she wanted to be in the classroom everyday. Quitting a job and starting a new career path took a lot…

How to Be Successful in an Online Program—Advice from Online Students & Alumni

January 23, 2018

Have you been considering an online degree but not sure it’s the right move for you? You’re not alone. There are many UGA Online students and alumni who overcame their hesitations so they could achieve more for themselves, for their families and for their communities by earning their degree online…

Kali Koppen Q&A Profile

June 6, 2017

Kali Koppen attended the University of Georgia as an undergraduate student, earning a Middle Grades Education degree. Afterwards, she decided to continue her education at the University of Georgia with the online M.Ed. Reading Education program.   Q: Where are you from? Kali: I am from Augusta, but I…

Abigail Letts Q&A Profile

May 10, 2017

After obtaining an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, Abigail Letts knew that the online M.Ed. Reading Education program would be a good fit. At first, Abbey was slightly apprehensive about the online program because she had always thought she was a better learner when sitting in…

UGA’s Online Reading Ed Program Ranked #3

April 19, 2017

The University of Georgia’s online Master of Education in Reading Education program was recently ranked the third best online Master in Reading degree program by, an online resource for information on campus and online education. UGA’s Reading Ed program is offered through the College of Education and…

Recent Reading Ed Alumna Josie Calamari Shows Dedication to Education

October 6, 2016

Just days before giving birth to twins, Josie Calamari turned in her final exam. Two days after their birth, she received the email confirming she had successfully earned her Master of Education in Reading Education online. “It was like the best week of my life! Babies and my Master’s degree!” Calamari said with a laugh.

UGA Online Reading Ed Professor Appointed to Literacy Research Panel

April 28, 2016

Donna Alvermann, professor in the online Master of Education in Reading Education program, has been appointed to the International Literacy Association's (ILA) Literacy Research Panel (LRP) for a three-year term. She will also start her two-year appointment as the "Policy and Practice: Remix" columnist for the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.