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Georgia Department of Education launches ESSER funding transparency dashboard; partners with Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education to evaluate use of COVID-19 relief funds

MEDIA CONTACT: Meghan Frick, GaDOE Communications Office, mfrick@doe.k12.ga.us -Follow GaDOE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GeorgiaDeptofEd September 29, 2021 – The Georgia Department of Education has developed an ESSER funding dashboard that will provide a simple, transparent way for the public to see Georgia school districts’ use of federal COVID-19 relief funds. The dashboard is available on GaDOE’s COVID-19 […]

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GA Partnership Selects Fall 2021 College Access Grant Recipients

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert W. Gaines, II, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram September 24, 2021 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected two local chambers of commerce as winners of the Fall 2021 College Access Grant (CAMG): The White County Chamber of Commerce and Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce These $3,000 mini-grants […]

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Georgia Partnership Announces Fourteenth Education Policy Fellowship Class

For immediate release August 4, 2021 Contact: Robert W. Gaines, II, Ph.D. Phone: 404-223-2464 Email: rgaines@gpee.org ATLANTA — The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has announced the names of its fourteenth Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) class members. The 14 selectees will spend nine months deepening their understanding of the policy process within the […]

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Episode 7.3 Tackling the Teacher Pipeline #3: “The Valdosta Sullivan Scholars Program” w/ Dr. Karla Hull, E.D. of VSU Sullivan Scholarship Program & Paul Goodrich, Chair of the Ruby Sullivan Educational Scholars

In installment three of the “Tackling the Teacher Pipeline” series of the Georgia Partnership’s Field Notes, Merrill Kemp-Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education connect with Dr. Karla Hull, Executive Director of VSU Sullivan Scholarship Program, and Paul Goodrich, Chair of the Ruby Sullivan Educational Scholars Program, to discuss how the […]

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Episode 7.2 Tackling the Teacher Pipeline: “Beyond the Classroom” w/ Dr. Sharon Hixon, Dean of the School of Education at Dalton State College

In installment two of the “Tackling the Teacher Pipeline” series of the Georgia Partnership’s Field Notes, Merrill Kemp-Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education connect with Dr. Sharon Hixon, Dean of the School of Education at Dalton State College, to discuss how the school is addressing teacher recruitment and retention. […]

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Episode 7.1 Tackling the Teacher Pipeline: “Poverty: The Elephant in the Room” w/ Dr. Cindi Chance (GACTE) and Dr. CaDeisha Cooper (Candler County Schools)

In installment one of the “Tackling the Teacher Pipeline” series of the Georgia Partnership’s Field Notes, Merrill Kemp-Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education connect with Dr. Cindi Chance, Executive Director of Georgia Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, and Dr. CaDeisha Cooper, Assistant Superintendent of Candler County Schools, to […]

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GA Partnership Selects Spring 2021 College Access Grant Recipients

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert W. Gaines, II, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram February 23, 2021 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected three local chambers of commerce as winners of the Spring 2021 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants to local chambers of commerce are granted to increase post-secondary (certification, 2-year/4-year […]

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Georgia Partnership Joins the Department of Early Care and Learning Podcast to Discuss the 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch

In January, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GPEE) presented its 17th edition of the Top Ten Issues to Watch Report.  The report identifies and analyzes key education issues Georgia will be or should be addressing in the coming year.  Joining us to talk about the Top Ten Issues to Watch is Dr. Dana […]

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Georgia Partnership Announces New President

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 26, 2021 – The Board of Directors for the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GPEE) is pleased to announce that Dana Rickman, Ph.D. has been named the new president, effective February 15, 2021. Rickman succeeds Dr. Steve Dolinger, who […]

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Georgia Partnership Joins WABE’s Rose Scott to Discuss Impact of COVID-19 on Education in Georgia

The Georgia Partnership’s Communications Director, Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, joined WABE Radio’s Rose Scott to discuss the COVID-19 related challenges facing Georgia’s public schools.

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