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 Events and Conferences


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Professional Learning is the ​means by which teachers, administrators, and other staff acquire, enhance, a​nd refine the knowledge, skills, practices, and dispositions necessary to create and support high levels of learning for all students. ​

The Office of School Improvement, Division ​of School and District Effectiveness, will host the professional learning opportunities below pending State Board of Education approval.


GaDOE Professional Learning Events  

Our GaDOE professional learning events catalog, housed in GaDOE Community, contains registration information for upcoming virtual and in-person webinars, workshops, and conferences. On-demand, pre-recorded webinars and by-request opportunities are also available to meet educators' professional learning needs. Most by-request offerings are virtual, both synchronous and asynchronous. Professional learning events are updated quarterly, and educational stakeholders are encouraged to visit the site often to review the latest agencywide offerings. View our professional learning events here.​


2022 Instructional Leadership Conference​

The Office of School Improvement is pleased to announce our 2022 Instructional Leadership Conference was held virtually March 8-9, 2022. The primary focus of this year's ILC was “Implementing Resources and Strategies with Fidelity" utilizing Georgia's Systems of Continuous Improvement's (GSCI) problem-solving cycle:

  • ​Identify Needs
  • Select Interventions     ​                                                    
  • Plan Implementation
  • Implement Plan
  • Examine Progress​

During this two-day event, participants received information on new and practical resources from divisions across the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and partnering agencies to support district and school effectiveness and improvement efforts. Presentations focused on evidence-based practices that have been proven successful for Georgia educators, as well as available GaDOE assistance for districts and schools to ensure a high-quality education for the whole child. ​

Conference Presentations and Handouts

Click GaDOE Community/Office of School Improvement Group​ to access presentations and handouts from GaDOE staff. The presentations, handouts, and recording hyperlinks are within the document:
2022 Instructional Leadership Conference Presentations and Handouts​​. 

Please contact school and district leaders directly for presentations and handouts. The presenters' contact information is within the document:
2022 Instructional Leadership Conference Presentations and Handouts​

​Conference Contact

Shekina Beckham, Professional Learning Program Specialist sbeckham@doe.k12.ga.us 


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 Contact Information

Shekina Beckham
Professional Learning Specialist

Phone: 678-378-6579
Email: sbeckham@doe.k12.ga.us

Marcie Singletary
Professional Learning Specialist
Phone: 404-858-9522
Email: marcie.singletary@doe.k12.ga.us

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