On July 15th - 16th, the Georgia Department of Education's Race to the Top Implementation Division hosted the 2014 RT3 Summitt. It was held in collaboration with the GAEL Summer Conference in Jekyll Island, GA. This Summit provided information about the many projects related to education and the initiatives connected with Georgia's Race to the Top.
The General Session presenters covered issues such as: Teacher and Leader KEYS Evaluation System, Georgia Milestones Assessments, Compensation Redesign, GA AWARDS and Innovation Fund, Convergence of Technology to support Students, and the Next Leg of the Race.
The Breakouts Session presenters highlighted some of the successes from state and district partnerships related to the main education initiatives: Data Systems to Support Instruction, Great Teachers and Leaders, Innovation Fund, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Standards and Assessments, and Turning Around Lowest Achieving Schools.
Navigating Compensation Redesign
Technology Trainers in Residence: Sustaining a Technology Training Program
Using Georgia's State LDS and Teacher Resource Link for Differentiation
Guide to Resources
Within Georgia's $400 million grant of federal Race to the Top dollars, there have been a number of resources created for state-wide use in the areas of Standards and Assessment, Utilizing Data Systems, Turning Around Lowest Achieving Schools and Great Teachers and Leaders. This guide provides links to those important resources, which can help districts, schools, and classroom teachers improve classroom instruction for Georgia's students.
Implementing Georgia's Education Initiatives: A Guide to Resources