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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...

Leading Georgia Magazines Recognize Partnership Board Members

Our President, Dr. Steve Dolinger, was recognized by two prominent media outlets for his leadership and influence in Georgia: Georgia Trend Magazine recognized him as being among 2019’s “100 Most Influential Georgians,” Atlanta Magazine recognized him in their inaugural special print issue, The Atlanta 500, for being among the top...

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...

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GA Partnership for Excellence in Education names Fall 2017 College Access Grant Winners

Six Chambers of Commerce will use funds to encourage post-secondary education MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza(at)gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram October 4, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today selected six chambers of commerce as winners of the Fall 2017 College Access Grant. These $3,000 mini-grants...

Assessment Inventory helps schools test “smarter”

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza(at)gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram August 24, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today released information from a pilot program to help school districts test “smarter” rather than more often. The Assessment Inventory Project (AIP), a joint effort with the Georgia Department of Education,...

GA Partnership for Excellence in Education names 2017-2018 Education Policy Fellowship Program class

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza(at)gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram July 24, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today named 20 leaders to the Education Policy Fellowship Program’s Class of 2017-2018. The Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) is a national professional development program sponsored by the Institute for Educational Leadership...