The Partnership has several signature programs that serve to effectively position the organization on many fronts. As our name implies, we often partner with other organizations in efforts that are reforming education in our state. Our involvement varies, depending on what is needed to accomplish results.
We are proud of our various programs all designed to fulfill our mission of improving student achievement. Read about our current lineup:
College Access – This unique program of awarding grants to local chambers of commerce is designed to increase post secondary participation and completion.
Critical Issues Forums – Presenting topical issues for debate and discussion three times a year. Check the Critical Issues Forum page for more information and video reports of past Forums. 2018 Forums: August 15 and November 7.
Economics of Education – Fifteen years and 300+ briefings later, audiences still want more.
Education Policy Fellowship Program – This program has been building education policy capacity in Georgia for 10 years.
Media Symposium – The annual school house for Georgia’s education reporters and editors celebrated its 11th anniversary in January. Planning will soon be underway for the 2019 event.
REACHES – Research Engagement and Communities for Hispanic/Latino Educated Students — Improving Student Achievement, Increasing Grad Percentages. The four-year grant period has concluded but the success of the program will be realized well into the future for two Georgia school systems.
Testing Inventory Project – This pilot program helped five participating districts focus on their testing programs. The information helped them test smarter rather than more often.
Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellowship Program – Gov. Nathan Deal announced at a March 3, 2014 press conference at the state Capitol that Georgia is the first state in the South to launch the program designed to recruit STEM teachers. Four years later, the program is paying big dividends. The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has a coordination role.
There’s More! – We invite you to join our E-mail list so we can better inform you of our many programs and projects. Drop us a line.