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Regional Summit
Pathways to & through Post-secondary in the COVID-19 Recovery

March 31, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:50 am
Vimeo Live


Vimeo Live
270 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States


Date & Time: March 31, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:50 am
Cost: Free


Join the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and Gordon State College for a Regional Summit examining the ways educators in both K-12 and post-secondary institutions can supports students’ access to and completion of post-secondary education in the midst of the COVID-19 recovery.

Georgia Partnership president, Dr. Dana Rickman, will be presenting an updated edition of the Economics of Education, focusing on the specific dollar and cents evidence that demonstrates how vitally important education is to a community’s prosperity. She will be followed by a panel on the role of K-12 educators in preparing students for post-secondary opportunities and a panel on the role of post-secondary institutions in ensuring students complete their post-secondary credentials. You will also have the opportunity to join one of three live Q&A sessions via Zoom immediately following the Summit.

The complete panel lists are as follows:

Panel #1: K-12 Challenges & Solutions

Dr. Kirk Nooks, President, Gordon State College – Moderator

Dr. Morcease Beasley, Superintendent, Clayton County Public Schools

Dr. Michael Duncan, Superintendent, Pike County Schools

Mrs. Samantha Fuhrey, Superintendent, Newton County Schools

Panel #2: Post-secondary Challenges & Solutions

Dr. Dana Rickman, President, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education – Moderator

Dr. Ivan Allen, President, Central Georgia Technical College

Dr. Tim Hynes, President, Clayton State University

Dr. Kirk Nooks, President, Gordon State College

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President, Southern Crescent Technical College