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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 for Excellence in Education releases STEAM Map

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, mcardoza@gpee.org, 404-223-2464 -Follow the GA Partnership on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram  October 17, 2017 – The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education today unveiled a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) Asset Map – http://www.gasteammap.org/. This tool provides a visual depiction of where investments in STEM and STEAM education exist across Georgia to give those interested...

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...