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Georgia Senate to Recognize Georgia Partnership’s 25 Years of Service!

Dear Colleague: The Georgia Senate will honor the Georgia Partnership team tomorrow at the Capitol with the reading of Senate Resolution 362. If you have the opportunity, we invite you to join us remotely via the Senate’s broadcast.  Here is the link. It will not go live until just before the presentation which will be 10 a.m. or a […]

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Registration Open for Next Critical Issues Forum, April 20

Dear Colleague: The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s first Critical Issues Forum of 2017 will shine the klieg light on arts education and its value to the state’s economic bottom line.  If Georgia is to remain competitive in a rapidly-changing global economy, our future workforce must learn 21st century innovation and creative thinking skills alongside science, technology, engineering, […]

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Registration is Now Open for Next Education Policy Fellowship Program Class

Dear Colleague: Registration is now open for the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s 10th Education Policy Fellowship Program cohort which will start in September and continue until May 2018. This highly successful initiative is a “professional development program that provides emerging leaders in education and related fields with the knowledge and networks to advance the core issues of […]

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Education Policy Fellowship Applications Due June 2

Dear Colleague: Applications for the 10th Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) cohort are coming in but it is worth this reminder:  Deadline is Friday, June 2!  That is quickly approaching. The Class of 2017 will officially graduate tonight (May 24).  They have spent the past nine months digging into the complexities that abound in the world of education […]

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Deadline for EPFP Applications Extended to June 16

Dear Colleague: Due to several calendar-filling requirements – graduations, end of school, Memorial Day holiday – that always come with the end of May, we have extended the application deadline for the 10th Education Policy Fellowship Program cohort to June 16. Since the program began in 2008, more than 150 Fellows have graduated, increasing the education policy expertise in Georgia.  Without […]

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EPFP Applications Due Friday, June 16th

Dear Colleague, This is a reminder that applications for our Education Policy Fellowship Program are due this Friday, June 16th. We recently graduated 21 Fellows from Cohort #9. You can learn more about them and the program as well as see more insights from past EPFP fellows at our Education Policy Fellowship Program page. To learn more about the […]

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ESSA Feedback

Good afternoon! We wanted to make you aware that yesterday the Georgia Department of Education released the draft of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. We would encourage you to look over the plan and provide your feedback through the survey. While we have not had time to fully review the ESSA draft plan, at […]

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Stakeholder Update

Dear Stakeholder: When our team at the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education turned the page to start 2017, we were committed to continuing and expanding our focus on issues of equity and closing persistent achievement gaps that our state faces. Our goal has always been to do everything we can to make Georgia a […]

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