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 RT3 2013 Summit


On July 16th and 17th, the Georgia Department of Education' Race to the Top Implementation Division held an Conference in Jekyll Island, GA.  The Race to the Top Summit was in collaboration with the Summer GAEL Conference.  There were more than 180 participants representing 44 different school districts (RT3 and Non-RT3 districts), education leaders from Georgia Department of Education (GADOE), Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), Governor’s Office, and other Education partners. 

GENERAL SESSIONS

The six General Sessions covered issues such as: connectivity and alignment; updates on Common Core GPS; TKES/LKES; Assessments; Budgets and Sustainability; Student Learning Objectives and the Teacher Effectiveness Electronic Platform.  The General Session speakers included: Governor Nathan Deal, Dr. John Barge, Dr. Susan Andrews, and other GADOE Leaders.  To watch some of the presentations, please click on the appropriate link below:

 

Dr. Susan Andrews - Georgia's Educational Initiatives: Connectivity and Alignment Part 1

Dr. Susan Andrews - Georgia's Educational Initiatives: Connectivity and Alignment - Part 2

Dr. Susan Andrews - Georgia's Educational Initiatives: Connectivity and Alignment Part 3

 

Dr. John Barge: Update from the Georgia Department of Education - Part 1

Dr. John Barge: Update from the Georgia Department of Education - Part 2

Dr. John Barge: Update from the Georgia Department of Education - Part 3

 

Dr. Melissa Fincher: Formative and Benchmark Assessments - Part 1

Dr. Melissa Fincher: Formative and Benchmark Assessments - Part 2

Dr. Melissa Fincher: Formative and Benchmark Assessments - Part 3

Dr. Melissa Fincher: Formative and Benchmark Assessments - Part 4

 

Governor Nathan Deal

 

Clara Keith: Budgets, Merit Pay and Sustainability - Part 1

Clara Keith: Budgets, Merit Pay and Sustainability - Part 2

Clara Keith: Budgets, Merit Pay and Sustainability - Part 3

 

Great Teachers & Leaders; Student Learning Objectives; TLE Electronic Platform - Part 1

Great Teachers & Leaders; Student Learning Objectives; TLE Electronic Platform - Part 2

Great Teachers & Leaders; Student Learning Objectives; TLE Electronic Platform - Part 3

Great Teachers & Leaders; Student Learning Objectives; TLE Electronic Platform - Part 4

 

BREAK OUT SESSIONS

There were eleven different “Breakout Sessions”.  These sessions provided a state-level update, as well as best practices from district, school, and classroom perspectives. 

The presentations from the sessions are listed below.  Click on the respective link to view them.