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Atlanta Journal Constitution Covers Critical Issues Forum on “Building the Teacher Pipeline”

More than 200 attended the “Building the Teacher Pipeline” forum Tuesday in the Georgia-Pacific Center Auditorium. Organized by the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, the conversation touched on what is being done in education programs as well as school districts to improve retention efforts and better prepare teachers. Read Marlon...

Leadership Southeast Georgia 2019 Uses Top Ten Report to Explore Education, Agribusiness During Second Session in Bulloch County

"During the second session of Leadership Southeast Georgia, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s 'Top Ten issues to Watch' in 2019 was discussed by a panel made up of Bulloch County Superintendent Charles Wilson, Effingham County Superintendent Randy Shearhouse and Bryan County Superintendent Paul Brooksher." Read the full article!

Partnership Board Chair Honored by Future Foundation

For 14 consecutive years, 100% of Future Foundation program participants have graduated from high school and attended post-secondary institutions. On March 20, 2019, Future Foundation will celebrate Atlanta’s past, present, and future investments in education for resilient youth at its Keep It 100% luncheon. Led by a host committee of Atlanta’s business...

Partnership president authors op-ed on professionalizing teaching

One only needs to look to the daily news cycle and constant reports of nationwide teacher shortages, strikes, and protests to see that the teaching profession and consequently America’s public schools are facing a major crisis. So, what are we to do? This is a question the Georgia Partnership for...

Press Releases

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...

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...