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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...

South Georgia leaders look to bridge educational gap

The Valdosta Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Partnership Excellence in Education and local educators from both early and higher learning met Tuesday at the Valdosta State STEAM Center. The goal of the meeting was to figure out how to work together to improve education at every step of...

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...