Beth Dekle Tolley

Areas of Expertise

  • teacher education (supervising teachers in the field)
  • coordinating study abroad experiences in italy


  • How preservice teachers can contribute to the achievement of elementary children through their work in the fields
  • Cross cultural international study



  •  Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education, 1998
    University of Georgia
  •  Ed.S. in Early Childhood Education, 1978
    University of Georgia
  •  M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, 1975
    University of Georgia
  •  BS.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, 1973
    University of Georgia


 Aderhold Hall, 604 C
 706-542-4244 (office)
 706-540-1830 (mobile)

Awards and Accolades

Schneider Mentoring Award

College of Education/UGA, 2012

Study Abroad Award for Outstanding Modena Italy Program

Office of International Education/UGA, 2015

TEDxUGA nominee

UGA, 2017

FYOS Excellence in Teaching Award

OVPI/UGA, 2017

Go Abroad Award finalist

Go Abroad Organization, 2018

Dawg Camp Discovery Namesake

UGA, 2018

Keith Osborn Excellence in Teaching Award