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Georgia Southern University hosted a Common Core Summit: Summer
Leadership Academy to introduce high school educators in various content
areas on how to effectively implement the Common Core Standards.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/11/2013 7:48:00 AM
This week, I'm heading west to join more than 3,500 CTE professionals at ACTE's CareerTech VISION in Las Vegas. The VISION agenda includes a wide variety of concurrent sessions. Given there are more sessions than there is time to attend, I'm reviewing program descriptions to plan my schedule. This prompts me to reflect on the bigger picture of conference participation and reasons for attending.
Posted by Application Administrator at 12/4/2013 10:15:07 AM
Each year, the Georgia Department of Education hosts a Regional
Counselor Workshop for school guidance counselors regionally located at
six different cities in the state of Georgia. The purpose of the
workshop is to keep school guidance counselors abreast of program
updates presented by our state department of education staff members.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/26/2013 5:54:51 PM
In an effort to enhance students and parents knowledge
of preparing for postsecondary options after high school, the Savannah-Chatham
County Public School System has developed a series of college and career readiness
forums to help its constituents navigate this process after high school.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:26 AM
As a part of our governor's initiative to vastly enhance workforce
development in the state of Georgia, an office was created to implement
the Go Build Georgia program. The purpose of the program is to help
dispel the myth of working in a skilled trade, appreciate the value of
earning a skilled trade, and encourage them to build a career as
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:48 AM
It sometimes seems as if elective and core courses are divided by a big
boundary line: On one side are the required courses for graduation, on
the other side are, well, the "other courses."
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 10:00:37 AM
This month, I kicked off my Educator-in-Residency here at ACTE
Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. My goal is to explore workforce
development issues and strategic partnerships to benefit CTE and ACTE
members as a whole. While purely coincidental, October also happens to
be Connected Educator Month. Curious about how other educators develop
connectedness, I decided to check things out at www.connectededucators.org.
Posted by Application Administrator at 11/5/2013 12:21:27 PM
I began my presentation with why it is important to be a leader in your
school, your community of peers, your students and your professional
organization on a state, regional and national level.
Posted by Application Administrator at 10/24/2013 11:24:55 AM