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Educators in Action is a blog for educators, by educators. The posts in Educators in Action are provided by our Board, Fellows, State Leaders, and Award winners. If you have any questions about the blog, please contact Leadership Coordinator Jordan Kronz for more information!

  • School Safety - It’s More Than What Happens in the Building

    We all know the classic dangers when it comes to school safety. But 2013 ACTE Teacher of the Year Robin McLean mentions another risk we often take and very rarely think about.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 10/14/2014 10:13:18 AM

  • STEM Program Moving Full Speed Ahead

    I had the opportunity to serve in an external capacity as a part of the Teacher Enrichment Workshop in conjunction with the MAGEC-STEM PLUS (Minority Access to Graduate Education and Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Plus). The workshop was provided, along with a multitude of other programs, through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 12/17/2013 12:01:10 AM

  • Is There a New Shift for School Guidance Counselors?(1)

    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 12/11/2013 4:59:22 PM

  • Leading the Way With Common Core

    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

  • Which One Are You: College Ready, Career Ready or Both?

    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

  • GoBuild Georgia Builds on Essential Career Readiness Skills

    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 tradesmen.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 11/25/2013 9:59:48 AM

  • Team-taught Literacy: Elective and Core

    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

  • Building a Program for Other Educators

    I'm joining the ACTE staff for three weeks in July 2013, where I will work on projects related to connecting literacy and CTE. However, my project will span three months as I create a "Literacy Tool Box," an easy-to-use, all-in-one online resource, full of creative yet functional ideas of merging literacy into a CTE classroom. The finished resource will be made available on ACTE's Common Core web page for teacher use.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 7/19/2013 4:13:27 PM

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