Educators in Action is a blog for educators, by educators. If you'd like to share your experiences with us or know
of a great blog you'd like to share, contact Digital Media Coordinator Brian Jenkins.
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
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
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
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
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
I have just recently returned from our HOSA National Leadership
Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 26-29. My group
included 18 students and five adults. Two of the adults are teachers
with me at the JEL Career Center, and it was their first time attending.
Posted by Application Administrator at 7/11/2013 4:54:23 PM