Field Notes

The official podcast of the Georgia Partnership

Episode 5.4: Voices from the Ground: The Big Challenge is the Future

In part four of the “Voices from the Ground” 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. Kermit Gilliard, Superintendent of Grady County Schools, to discuss his strategy for leading the school district and supporting the community through the COVID-19 crisis. 

Episode 5.3: Voices from the Ground: The Power of Collaboration

In part three of the “Voices from the Ground” series of the Georgia Partnership’s Field Notes, Merrill Kemp-Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education connect with Zoe Myers, Executive Director of the Cook County Family Connection, to talk about how her community is leveraging partnerships to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. 

Episode 5.2: Voices from the Ground: Challenges in Childcare

In part two of the “Voices from the Ground” series of the Georgia Partnership’s Field Notes, Merrill Kemp-Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education connect with Rachale LaVoie, Community Outreach Coordinator for Child Care Resource & Referral of Southeast Georgia to talk about the challenges facing the childcare industry in the midst of the […]

Episode 5.1: Voices from the Ground: Filling the Instructional Gap

In part one of the “Voices from the Ground” 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. Bronwyn Ragan-Martin, Superintendent of Early County Schools, to discuss how she is leading her district through the fear and uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis, while anticipating […]

Episode 4: Education Bright Spots from the 2010s

In episode four of the Georgia Partnership’s Field Notes, Merrill Kemp-Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education connect with educators and leaders across Georgia to reflect on some of the good education-related work that happened in Georgia during the 2010s and discuss how we might carry that momentum forward. 

Episode 3: Rural Education in Georgia & Why It Matters

In episode three of Field Notes, Merrill Kemp-Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education dive into a discussion with education writer and rural education expert, Alan Richard, to spotlight Georgia-specific findings from Why Rural Matters, a new report from the Rural School and Community Trust.