GATEways to Teacher Education is a refereed online journal with national representation on its editorial review board, published by the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators. GATE members are encouraged to publish their work in GATEways.

Each issue is non-thematic. The journal, published bi-annually in October and April of each academic year, is soliciting manuscripts concerned with teacher education, including teaching and learning, induction, in-service education, and pre-service education. Project descriptions, research reports, theoretical papers, debates, papers espousing a particular point of view, and descriptions of activities or issues in teacher education at the local, state, or national level would be appropriate topics for the journal.

To access the electronic journal issues, click here:  GATEways

Submission Guidelines
Electronic manuscripts must be received by July 1 preceding the October of publication or by January 1 preceding the April of publication and must:

  • adhere to APA (6th edition) style;
  • include author name(s) and affiliation(s) on the title page only;
  • include autobiographical sketches of the author(s) (three to five sentences each) on a separate page;
  • include title and abstract (150 words maximum) on the first page of text; and
  • be submitted as a Word document.

Submit electronic manuscripts as a Word document to:

Dr. Janet Strickland
GATEways to Teacher Education
University of West Georgia


GATEways to Teacher Education will retain the copyright of all published items.

Author Notification:                                                                                                                                               The journal editors will contact you upon manuscript receipt.


Dr. Janet Strickland, University of West Georgia

Janet Strickland

Dr. Janet Strickland is an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education. Her research interests include Social Studies instruction for young children, innovative technologies for instruction, and social justice.



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Dr. Robyn Huss, University of West Georgia

Dr. Robyn Huss is Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Secondary Education at the University of West Georgia. Her areas of expertise include English education, writing assessment, and classroom management.

She has sixteen years of experience teaching English in public secondary schools.



Dr. Barbara Benson, Piedmont College

Barbara Benson


Dr. Barbara Benson is a Professor of Education and the Early Childhood Education Coordinator at the Athens campus of Piedmont College.



Dr. Sheryl Dasinger, Valdosta State University


Dr. Ewa McGrail,  Georgia State University

Ewa McGrailDr. Ewa McGrail is an Associate Professor of Middle and Secondary Education. She teaches master’s and doctoral- level courses in the areas of writing, new media composition, content area reading and literacy, media literacy, literacy and technology, and English education methods.


Dr. Keenya Mosley, Savannah State University

Keenya Mosley

Dr. Keenya  G. Mosley is an Assistant Professor and Assessment Manager / Assistant NCATE Coordinator for the School of Teacher Education at Savannah State University.

Her responsibilities include teaching, overseeing the assessment system, and preparing her academic unit for the accreditation process.


Dr. Gertrude Tinker Sachs, Georgia State University

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Dr. Gertrude Tinker Sachs is an Associate Professor of Middle and Secondary Education. She is an international, intercultural teacher educator who specializes in Reading, Literacy, Language, and English to Speakers of Other Languages and Teacher Professional Development.


Dr. Roben Taylor, Dalton State University

Dr. Roben Taylor is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at Dalton State College.  Her responsibilities include teaching courses in assessment, classroom management, and special education and site supervision. She has taught in higher education since 2000 and has eight years of experience teaching in public schools.