James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education & Human Services

Shaping Lives In Classrooms & Communities

You’re the type of student who looks for opportunities to change lives every day. At Valdosta State University, you can succeed in teaching, sign language, counseling, therapy, social work, speech and hearing disorders, leadership, and more. You’ll also get hands-on experience in our clinics, literacy center, local schools, and community organizations alongside talented and certified faculty mentors. Whether you’re looking for a program on campus or online, the Dewar College of Education and Human Services has a challenge for you. Visit today and end your college search here.

  • Meet Interim Dean Lynn Minor

    The Dewar College of Education & Human Services at Valdosta State University helps you be the difference in your classroom or community. Click below to meet Interim Dean Minor and the students and faculty that make up our college.

    Letter from the Dean


  • 03 Nov
    Spring Registration
    Spring Registration
    November 03, 2017 to January 10, 2018
    12:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • 22 Nov
    Thanksgiving Holidays-no Classes
    Thanksgiving Holidays-no Classes
    November 22, 2017
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • 23 Nov
    Thanksgiving Holiday-university Closed
    Thanksgiving Holiday-university Closed
    November 23, 2017 to November 24, 2017
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • 04 Dec
    Last Class Day for Fall
    Last Class Day for Fall
    December 04, 2017
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Valdosta Speech & Hearing Clinic

    Communication Sciences and Disorders students receive hands on experience as they serve the community in this 25,350 square foot clinic alongside licensed practicing faculty members. Click below for more info and contact information.

  • FamilyWorks Clinic

    FamilyWorks trains graduate students to provide brief therapy to families, couples, and individuals who come from all over the region in a professional clinical setting.

    More About The FamilyWorks Clinic
  • Read Fest

    Read Fest is one of VSU's community outreach literacy initiatives. The children will spend the morning participating in a variety of activities, including puppet shows, games, crafts, read-along stories, coloring, and sining.

    Photos from Read Fest 2017
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  • The Sullivan Literacy Center

    The Literacy Center’s mission is to be a system of care for the children and families of Valdosta and the surrounding communities with a focus on building children's literacy skills, motivation, and confidence.

    More About The Literacy Center