Cobb County School District on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Report, georgia's Quality Core in academics,technical, and vocational education, and personal development plus a http://www.cobb.k12.ga.us/generalinfo/facts.htm
Extractions: COBB COUNTY FACTS Located just across the Chattahoochee River from Atlanta, Cobb County is a dynamic community of nearly 608,000 residents. Boasting a strong diversified economy, Cobb County has a total employment force of more than 356,036 and a median income of $63,100. Many national firms are well represented in Cobb as are a growing number of international businesses. Cobb County covers 340 square miles and has six municipalities: Acworth, Austell, Kennesaw, Marietta, Powder Springs, and Smyrna. (Source: Cobb Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Research) COBB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT The Cobb County School District is the second largest school system in Georgia and the 30th largest in the United States. It is one of the fastest growing districts in Georgia. It currently has a student population of more than 100,000, which grows an average of 2,700 students per year. To handle this increasing growth, Cobb residents passed a one percent sales tax for education in Sept. 1998 that provided funding for 12 new schools and renovations for nearly every Cobb County school facility.
Public Service & Outreach earned a BS degree in Home Economics education from North is a past president of theUniversity of georgias Black Faculty and staff Organization and a http://service.uga.edu/staffdirectory.html
Public Service & Outreach Business development Center Nancy Thompson georgia Center for Continuing EducationPURPOSE Sponsored by opportunities for PS O faculty and staff with the http://service.uga.edu/prof_council.html
Extractions: Keith Barker Carl Vinson Institute of Government Shirley Berry The State Botanical Garden of Georgia Kerry Carlin-Morgan Georgia Museum of Natural History Paul Farr Information Technology Outreach Services Vivian Fisher Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach Jennifer Frum Office of International Public Service and Outreach Jane Hubert Cooperative Extension Service (Family and Consumer Sciences Lamar Martin Cooperative Extension Service (Agriculture) Ron Simmons Business Outreach Services/Small Business Development Center Suzanne Smalley J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Nancy Staton (Chair) Business Outreach Services/Small Business Development Center Nancy Thompson Georgia Center for Continuing Education
Extractions: Georgia Learning Connections is a dynamic, interactive, online portal of resources designed to provide Georgia educators with curriculum resources that are connected directly to the Quality Core Curriculum (QCC) standards. The QCC is the focal point from which Georgia Learning Connections (GLC) begins. Georgia teachers are committed to meeting the educational needs of their students, and Georgia Learning Connections provides equitable access to all educators to the resources. The mission of GLC is to provide a one-stop Web-based curriculum and instructional resource that will enhance and support teaching and learning in Georgia. Mission and Goals The mission is to provide a dynamic, interactive, online resource that will enhance and support teaching and learning in Georgia with the Quality Core Curriculum (QCC) standards as the main focus. Georgia teachers are committed to meeting the educational needs of their students and increasing student achievement. Georgia Learning Connections will provide the resources necessary for teachers to accomplish their goals.
Continuing Education Programs The Continuing education Program at georgia Tech's College of Our faculty, staff,and specially selected consultants contribute to this program, the http://www.cc.gatech.edu/conted/programs.html
Extractions: Skip to content HOME Course Catalog Register ... Search Continuing Education Programs The Continuing Education Program at Georgia Tech's College of Computing provides useful and practical professional development for executives, managers, supervisors, end users, administrators and programmers in all businesses, in all industries. Our faculty, staff, and specially selected consultants contribute to this program, the content of which closely parallels our undergraduate and master's programs. In today's world it isn't always enough to just "say" you have certain knowledge; you need to show a diploma or a certificate that lets people know you have proven yourself. As an employer you have a better chance of selecting the right personnel if they can show you a certificate of study rather than just their word on a resume. As an employee you are able to back up your claim with a certificate that can also make you more valuable in the job market. An added benefit for those who complete their Certificate is you can have your name and a brief "resume" put on our Continuing Education Web Pages as one of our "Certificate Achievers."
A REVIEW OF GEORGIA=S QUALITY BASIC EDUCATION FORMULA Formula Structure The georgia Quality Basic education Act's needs of students (eg,remedial education and gifted and operation (M O), staff and professional http://frp.aysps.gsu.edu/frp/frpreports/brief_reports/brief11.html
Extractions: This Policy Brief examines the changes from FY 1987 through FY 1998 in Georgia's Quality Basic Education (QBE) formula. The report identifies the major structural changes to the formula and the funding adjustments that transpired during the twelve-year period. Formula Structure The Georgia Quality Basic Education Act's funding formula was designed to assure that sufficient funds are provided in order for the State's public school students to receive an effective education. QBE funds 14 (initially 12) instructional programs in order to reflect the different ages (e.g., kindergarten and high school) and specific needs of students (e.g., remedial education and gifted). Among other QBE funding provisions, the formula: Counts students based on their enrollment in specific instructional programs during each one-sixth of the school day, which yields the Full-time Equivalent (FTE) counts for each program;
Extractions: Microsoft Launches Academic Professional Development Centers To Create Training Opportunities for Academic Staff and Faculty Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education Leads the Way To Bring Technology Training to Educators and Students Statewide REDMOND, Wash. - Oct. 19, 1999 - Microsoft Corp. today announced a new education program that will empower academic institutions nationwide to launch on-site community technology training programs needed to prepare faculty to teach technology courses as well as help information technology (IT) staff stay up to date on the latest Microsoft technologies. During the 1999-2000 school year, Microsoft plans to help more than 100 academic institutions begin participating in the Academic Professional Development Center program, a convenient and affordable solution that brings technology training courses directly to local communities. The Academic Professional Development Center program will enable faculty and staff to gain the skills and certification necessary to begin teaching Microsoft Authorized Academic Training Provider (AATP) program courses to students in their communities, as well as provide training and certification for IT staff at colleges and universities.
Extractions: Microsoft Helps Bring Technology Training to Educators Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education Will Be the First to Participate In the Microsoft Academic Professional Development Center Program ATLANTA - June 9, 1999 - Microsoft Corp. today announced that the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education (DTAE) will be the first site to pilot the Microsoft Academic Professional Development Center program, which will help schools across the nation deliver in-service faculty and technical staff training in Microsoft operating systems, the BackOffice family and development tools. The announcement was made during DTAE's dedication of a $1.3 million addition to the Atlanta Technical Institute by Georgia Gov. Roy E. Barnes and DTAE Commissioner Kenneth H. Breeden. The Microsoft Academic Professional Development Center program will enable schools, whether small institutions or large educational systems like DTAE, to certify faculty and technical staff at their own training facilities with certified instructors. Faculty members will return to their own schools with the training and certification necessary to begin teaching Microsoft Authorized Academic Training Provider (AATP) program courses to students.
Extractions: @import "../../styles/ahem.css"; Jump to Content: Introduction Industry Assistance Industry Research ... Technology Assistance Navigation: shortcuts... Alumni Current Students Parents Prospective Students Visitors About Tech Economic Development Employment Libraries News Room Research Sports Events Calendar FAQ Important Contacts News Quick Links Home Whether the goal is attracting new companies to Georgia, expanding existing enterprises, providing technical expertise to help companies be more competitive in world markets, or helping communities plan for growth, Georgia Tech helps keep the state's economy growing through technology-driven solutions. Georgia Tech's internationally known business incubator program boasts a record of nearly 100 technology-based companies, including MindSpring Enterprises, now part of EarthLink (the nation's third-largest Internet service provider). Georgia Tech is a one-stop resource for business and industry assistance. From product design assistance to licensing technology , development assistance is available at every turn.
Extractions: Editor's Note From Statehouse to Schoolhouse More Money for Schools, Less Consensus on Allocations Dialing up Discounts: The New E-Rate Rings Up Discounted Internet and Telecommunications Services for Schools ... Resources for School Policy-Making SEDL Staff Accomplishments, Publications, Activities Credits SEDL Letter New Policies for Southwestern Schools Charles Scott keynoted a series of presentations entitled People Like Us to more than 1,000 educators from Georgia, Alabama, and Louisiana. He continues receiving requests for these highly rated presentations. Debra Meibaum conducted Principals' Institute: Principal People Exploring Successful Schoolwide Practices , a statewide institute in Jackson, MS, cosponsored by SEDL's Southeast Comprehensive Assistance Center (SECAC) and the Mississippi Department of Education. Approximately 151 educators attended. Sue Street facilitated two Implementing Schoolwide Programs seminars for 66 Georgia educator teams at the SECAC-sponsored Georgia Institute on Schoolwide Programs and 120 Alabama educator teams at the Alabama Schoolwide Institute. John Westbrook and Joann Starks made presentations in Washington, DC, to approximately 30 directors attending the National Model Spinal Cord Injury System Projects meeting and to 100 participants at the annual conference of National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers.
INTECH TEACHER BEACHES of education reserves all rights to InTech and WebTech, copyrights of the GeorgiaDOE. education Week Middle School Online staff development Initiative. http://members.tripod.com/MR_LEGO_JOE/intech_teacher_beaches.htm
Extractions: Awards M iddle S chool T eacher. N et Home Beach Teacher Professional Development Beaches Teacher-Created Beaches Teacher Timesaver Beaches ... Home Beach I n T ech in tegrating tech nology B eaches: Web sites to help teachers integrate technology into their daily classroom activities! Look: 10% discount on IBM computers for Georgia teachers. Georgia teachers earn SDU's online for a fee! Georgia Links Tutorials Using the Net InTech Topics First District RESA Tech Center Joe's Homemade 20-Step PowerPoint 97 Tutorial Create a Class Website Rubric Builder ... eaching Using the Net (the "best set of links on the planet" for teachers who want to integrate technology) Georgia Learning Connections (GLC) PowerPoint Tutorials WebQuests Rubric Examples ... Education Online Magazines (Edzines) More InTech links of interest: Georgia Links Tutorials Using the Net InTech Topics Microsoft Access Tutorials StudentSurf Free E-mail for Students Inspiration Intel's QX3 Computer Microscope Links ... GaTeacher Tutorials (fee based tech and profdev tutorials) Kid Safe E-mail Digital Photography Digital Photography in the Classroom Middle School Integrating Technology Projects Even more InTech links of interest: Distance Learning Tutorials Using the Net InTech Topics Lesson Plans Distance Learning Find Tutorials E-mail Projects PowerPoint Accessories ... Microsoft Lesson Connection Can you believe? Even more InTech links of interest:
Georgia Service Delivery Regions The georgia Institute of Technology's Economic development Institute (EDI) staffwork to provide the following types of assistance Access to education. http://www.dca.state.ga.us/regions/services/
Extractions: T he Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has a Regional Representative and a Resource Coordinator in each of the eleven regions outside metropolitan Atlanta. With the advice and input of the Regional Advisory Councils, they work as a team to serve local governments and other community and economic development partners to: Identify technical and financial resources and services for community and economic development projects; Assist communities in the creation and implementation of rural development strategies, including the revitalization of downtowns and the development of rural workforce housing; Provide a broad range of technical assistance services to local governments and development organizations in meeting operational needs and opportunities;
Extractions: CoE Home Frequently Asked Questions Are these programs for certification or for degree completion? How much time will it take to complete one of these programs? We estimate you will need less than two years to complete our programs. However, this will vary for each individual and will be dependent upon your educational background. How much will these programs cost? We estimate 3-4,000 dollars per year for tuition and fees. Stafford and Perkins student loans are available for students enrolled in 6 or more hours. In addition, the College of Education is currently exploring staff development options that would permit students to fulfill certain certification requirements and help reduce the cost of the program. What if I hold a provisional certificate?
CRIZMAC Art And Cultural Education Materials Publisher of curriculum and homeschooling resources, and folk art provides online catalog.Category Arts education Educators Teaching Resources Supplies are available to offer great staff development programs for Leadership Program 07/10/03Georgia OKeeffe 2003 CRIZMAC Art and Cultural education Materials 1 http://www.crizmac.com/
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The Math Forum - Math Library - Staff/Prof Devel Science, Mathematics and Computing) georgia Institute of of technology into teachereducation, including staff development, exploring how educators http://mathforum.org/library/ed_topics/staff_prof_devel/
Extractions: INSTRUCT (Implementing the NCTM School Teaching Recommendations Using Collaborative Telecommunications) provides online teacher professional development for planning, instruction and assessment of mathematics classes. Online meetings, WWW resources for math educators, chat sessions, and a message board are featured. A hypermedia adaptation of the NCTM Standards for Teaching Mathematics introduces the standards by topic, with sample problems and discussions: Worthwhile mathematical tasks; Teacher's role in discourse; Tools for enhancing discourse; Student's role in discourse; Learning environment; Analysis of teaching and learning.
Extractions: Web Server Stats BellSouth Supports Teacher Development Through Grants and ThinkQuest Fellows Symposium BellSouth will honor 18 teachers selected as ThinkQuest Fellows and 9 ThinkQuest State Partners during a four-day symposium in Atlanta, February 22-25. The symposium, held at the Georgia Tech campus, provides the opportunity for the Fellows and Partners to be recognized and to receive resources that can be used to train an additional 500 teachers in the BellSouth region. ThinkQuest is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage students and teachers to explore and realize their potential to enhance teaching and learning with the use of computer and networking technologies. ThinkQuest programs provide opportunities and resources for participants to collaboratively create and publish high quality content rich educational Web sites. Programs, which are free to all participants, include the annual ThinkQuest Internet Challenge and ThinkQuest Junior competitions. Since 1996 students participating in these competitions have created a Web library of more than 4,000 freely available educational Web sites, which is utilized by up to 2.5 million unique users each month. ThinkQuest is international in scope with partner organizations in over 60 countries and 37 states, and participants from more than 110 countries. Visit the ThinkQuest Web site and library at www.thinkquest.org.
College Of Family And Consumer Sciences Offers the following departments for research and study Child and Family development, Foods and Nutritio Category Science Social Sciences education Photo by Nancy Evelyn, georgia Center for Continuing education. from top right NgoziOgbuehi, Junior, Child Family development; Daniel Kardouni, Senior http://www.fcs.uga.edu/
Extractions: Ambassadors of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences promote pride in FACS and help increase understanding of the various programs available to students in the College. Each year, outstanding undergraduates are chosen to be the primary student communicators for FACS. Applications are available in 210 Dawson Hall or on the web ( click here
Faculty & Staff - Training Services College of education Instructional Technology Center The Instructional TechnologyCenter (ITC Management staff development Services - The Management staff http://www.gsu.edu/gsuhome-v1/faculty/train.html
Extractions: The Robinson College will lead and coordinate the efforts of local stakeholders, both private and public, to improve the capacity, quality and performance of the tourism industry in Ghana. The college will provide support in marketing and product development, human resources development, institutional capacity development, policy and regulation enhancement, and the operation of a tourism management information system. Several Robinson departments will be involved in this two-year initiative, including marketing and the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality under the direction of Debby Cannon. Earl Picard, senior research associate in the Office of International Affairs, will serve as project director. John F. Hicks, assistant provost for International Affairs, and Huss will provide policy guidance and program oversight. The program will be headquartered in Atlanta with a field office located in Accra, Ghana.