The 13th annual Media Symposium was held at Georgia Public Broadcasting on January 11, 2019.
PowerPoint presentations and the videos of the four parts of the event are also posted below.
Dana Rickman (GPEE) - Top Ten Issues to Watch in 2019
Shannon Flounnory (Fulton County Schools) - School Safety
Allison Timberlake (GA DOE) - State Testing Update
Superintendent Richards Woods (GA DOE) - Public Education in Georgia - A Status Report
Meghan Frick (GA DOE) - Georgia Department of Education Communications Update
Stephen J. Owens (GBPI) - School Funding
Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, Director of Communications, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education - Program Overview
Laura Evans, Director of Education, Georgia Public Broadcasting - Welcome
Dr. Dana Rickman, Vice President, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education - Top Ten Issues to Watch in 2019
Dr. Shannon Flounnory, Executive Director of Safety & Security, Fulton County Schools - School Safety
Dr. Allison Timberlake, Deputy Superintendent - Assessment & Accountability, Georgia Department of Education - State Testing Update
Richard Woods, State School Superintendent, Georgia Department of Education - Georgia Public Schools – A Status Report
Allison Townsend, 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year, Reflections from Georgia Teacher of the Year
Meghan Frick, Director of Communications, Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Department of Education Communications Update
Dr. Stephen J. Owens, Senior Education Policy Analyst, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute, School Funding
Tim Cairl, Director, Education Policy Director, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Quality Early Care Panel Moderator
Elaina Chance, Director, Student Success, Atlanta Technical College, Panelist
Amy Jacobs, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Early Care & Learning, Panelist
Wande Okunoren-Meadows,Co-Director, Early Childhood Program Administrator, Little Ones Learning Center, Panelist
Dr. Steve Dolinger, President, Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, Wrap-Up
Questions about the 2019 Symposium should be directed to Georgia Partnership communications director, Robert Gaines.