Georgia Partnership President Pen’s AJC Op-ed on COVID-19 Pandemic

By Robert Gaines / May 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

In a guest column, Steve Dolinger, president of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and a former superintendent of the Fulton County Schools, urges the state and its leadership to view this unprecedented time as an unprecedented opportunity to make a better educated Georgia a priority and a mission. Read the full column here:

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Mercer’s Fourth Class of Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellows Recognized at State Capitol

By Robert Gaines / August 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship has helped transform teacher preparation in Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Georgia. The Georgia program brings the Woodrow Wilson Foundation’s total commitment to the fellowship to more than $100 million nationally. Woodrow Wilson is administering the program, with in-state coordination by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education  and support […]

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South Georgia leaders look to bridge educational gap

By Robert Gaines / May 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Valdosta Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Partnership Excellence in Education and local educators from both early and higher learning met Tuesday at the Valdosta State STEAM Center. The goal of the meeting was to figure out how to work together to improve education at every step of the way, better prepare students […]

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Leading Georgia Magazines Recognize Partnership Board Members

By Robert Gaines / May 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

Our President, Dr. Steve Dolinger, was recognized by two prominent media outlets for his leadership and influence in Georgia: Georgia Trend Magazine recognized him as being among 2019’s “100 Most Influential Georgians,” Atlanta Magazine recognized him in their inaugural special print issue, The Atlanta 500, for being among the top 500 leaders in the city […]

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Atlanta Journal Constitution Covers Critical Issues Forum on “Building the Teacher Pipeline”

By Robert Gaines / April 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

More than 200 attended the “Building the Teacher Pipeline” forum Tuesday in the Georgia-Pacific Center Auditorium. Organized by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, the conversation touched on what is being done in education programs as well as school districts to improve retention efforts and better prepare teachers. Read Marlon Walker’s full article! Read Maureen […]

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Leadership Southeast Georgia 2019 Uses Top Ten Report to Explore Education, Agribusiness During Second Session in Bulloch County

By Robert Gaines / April 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

“During the second session of Leadership Southeast Georgia, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s ‘Top Ten issues to Watch’ in 2019 was discussed by a panel made up of Bulloch County Superintendent Charles Wilson, Effingham County Superintendent Randy Shearhouse and Bryan County Superintendent Paul Brooksher.” Read the full article!

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Partnership Board Chair Honored by Future Foundation

By Robert Gaines / March 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

For 14 consecutive years, 100% of Future Foundation program participants have graduated from high school and attended post-secondary institutions. On March 20, 2019, Future Foundation will celebrate Atlanta’s past, present, and future investments in education for resilient youth at its Keep It 100% luncheon. Led by a host committee of Atlanta’s business and civic leaders, this signature […]

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Partnership president authors op-ed on professionalizing teaching

By Robert Gaines / February 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

One only needs to look to the daily news cycle and constant reports of nationwide teacher shortages, strikes, and protests to see that the teaching profession and consequently America’s public schools are facing a major crisis. So, what are we to do? This is a question the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has explored […]

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Chattanooga Times Free Press Covers 2019 Media Symposium

By Robert Gaines / January 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

As Gov.-elect Brian Kemp prepares to take office, a Georgia nonprofit organization has identified school safety, teacher pay, early childhood education and school start dates as among its top 10 issues in education this year. The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s annual “Top Ten Issues to Watch” report also analyzed the issues and predicts top legislative […]

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