Field Notes

Podcast spotlighting good work happening across Georgia's education landscape

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. 

Episode 2: Journeying Toward a More Literate Community

In episode two of Field Notes, Merrill Wilcox and Robert Gaines of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education spotlight the positive outcomes emerging from the Bartow Literacy Council‘s cross-sector efforts to improve literacy across the Bartow County (GA) community.

Episode 1: Ready, Set, Launch! (Introductory Episode)

 In this brief introductory episode of Field Notes, Robert Gaines and Merrill Wilcox of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education explain the “Why?” behind the organization’s decision to launch a podcast, digging into the genesis of the idea, the intended audience, and long-term vision for spotlighting the good work happening in Georgia through […]