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For interviews or general information, your primary point of contact is:  Communications Director Robert Gaines.  Office number: 404-223-2464.  If unavailable, call the general office number: 404-223-2280.

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Children of GPEE Communications Director Selected as Face of Summer Reading Campaign

The Get Georgia Reading Campaign recently selected the sons of Georgia Partnership Director of Communications, Robert W. Gaines, II, to serve as the face of their Summer Reading initiative. See below for an overview of the initiative: "During the summer months away from school, it’s crucial that children have access...

Georgia Partnership President Recognized by Georgia Trend & Atlanta Magazines

https://www.georgiatrend.com/2019/12/31/100-most-influential-georgians-visionary-forces/ Atlanta Magazine: https://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/2020-atlanta-500-education-healthcare/  

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

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...

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

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...

Press Releases

GA Partnership Selects Spring 2020 College Access Grant Recipients

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert W. Gaines, II, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 27, 2020 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, with support from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce through its Smart Decisions Coalition, has selected four local chambers of commerce as winners of...

GA Partnership Releases 2020 Top Ten Issues to Watch

Report focuses on shifting demographics and education in 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 10, 2020 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released the 2020 edition of the annual Top Ten Issues to Watch report. For the...

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education Names Six Fall 2019 College Access Grant Winners

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert W. Gaines, II, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram October 1, 2019 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected six local chambers of commerce as winners of the Fall 2019 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants to local chambers of commerce are granted...

Georgia Partnership Selects
2019-2020 Education Policy Fellowship Program Class

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education names 2019-2020 Education Policy Fellowship Program class 19 Fellows to Invest Several Months Exploring Public Education MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram August 5, 2019 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has announced the names of its twelfth Education...