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Georgia College History: William Heard Kilpatrick Education Center

William Heard Kilpatrick Education Today Center

Kilpatrick Education Center

Kilpatrick Yesterday

Kilpatrick Education Center Wilkinson Street Entrance


Kilpatrick was dedicated in 1977. Located on West Montgomery Street, it houses the John H. Lounsbury School of Education. The building's east wing is dominated by a beautiful atrium, and its west wing was formerly the Peabody Teacher Training Building (1939). William Heard Kilpatrick (1871-1965) was a Georgian who taught at Columbia Teachers College, and was one of the nation's leading exponents of the ideas of Pestalozzi and John Dewey. 

By Dr. Bob Wilson, University Historian