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Georgia Partnership Joins the Department of Early Care and Learning Podcast to Discuss the 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch

In January, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GPEE) presented its 17th edition of the Top Ten Issues to Watch Report.  The report identifies and analyzes key education issues Georgia will be or should be addressing in the coming year.  Joining us to talk about the Top Ten Issues...

Georgia Partnership Joins WABE’s Rose Scott to Discuss Impact of COVID-19 on Education in Georgia

The Georgia Partnership's Communications Director, Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, joined WABE Radio's Rose Scott to discuss the COVID-19 related challenges facing Georgia's public schools.

Georgia Partnership Appoints Deb Bronder, NCR, to Vice Chair of Board

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education is proud to appoint board member, Debra Bronder, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, NCR Corporation, to serve as vice chair for our board of directors. Also grateful to have elected two new board members: Jodi Berman, Managing Director at BlackRock, Inc. and...

Georgia Partnership Joins The Leadership Blend Live Podcast to Discuss 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch Report

The Georgia Partnership's Vice President, Dr. Dana Rickman, and Communications Director, Dr. Robert W. Gaines, II, joined Ricardo Wrice and Simone Cherie, of the Leadership Blend Live Podcast, to discuss the 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch Report and the COVID-19-related challenges facing Georgia's public schools.

Press Releases

GA Partnership Selects Spring 2021 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 February 23, 2021 The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has selected three local chambers of commerce as winners of the Spring 2021 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants to local chambers of commerce are granted...

Georgia Partnership Announces New President

MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 26, 2021 – The Board of Directors for the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GPEE) is pleased to announce that Dana Rickman, Ph.D. has been named the new president, effective February 15, 2021. Rickman...

GA Partnership Releases 2021 Top Ten Issues to Watch

Report focuses on racial and social equity in education in 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Robert Gaines, rgaines@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram January 8, 2021 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released the 2021 edition of the annual Top Ten Issues to Watch report. This is the 17th...

Georgia Partnership Selects 2020-2021 Education Policy Fellowship Program Class

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education names 2020-2021 Education Policy Fellowship Program class 20 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, 2020 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has announced the names of its thirteenth Education...