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 Events and Conferences


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


Instructional Leadership Workshops
The Division of School and District Effectiveness is excited to announce our Instructional Leadership Workshops for the 2019-20 school year. These workshop are intended to meet expressed and identified needs of school and district leaders throughout the state of Georgia and will be presented from a leadership perspective.

ILW 1: School Safety and Climate

Workshop Description: Educators can play a role in ensuring a safe, secure, and productive learning and working climate for all students and school personnel through the development and implementation of intervention and prevention programs and collaborative efforts with other state agencies and stakeholders. Information will be provided on available technical assistance and support to local districts and schools. We will share engagement strategies that focus on student and school personnel. 

Date: September 4, 2019
Location: Macon Marriott Centreplex
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Link for School Safety and Climate: September 4, 2019
Registration Fee: $150.00
Seats Available: 100
Lodging is available at the group rate of $112.00 per night at the Macon Marriott City Center based on availability.
Lodging Link for the Macon Marriott City Center
Last day to book at the conference rate is Monday, August 15, 2019.


ILW 2: Keeping Your Social Studies Leader-Ship on Course

Workshop Description: We're continuing our journey of social studies inquiry by exploring new resources, strategies, and "ports of call" along the way. Join Cap'n Joy Hatcher and First Mate JoAnn Wood from the Georgia Department of Education as we scope out what is on the social studies horizon. We will model best practices and see them in action.

Date: October 8, 2019
Location: Macon Marriott Centreplex
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Link Best Practices in Social Studies: October 8, 2019
Registration Fee: $150.00
Seats Available: 100
Lodging is available at the group rate of $112.00 per night at the Macon Marriott City Center based on availability.
Lodging Link for the Macon Marriott City Center
Last day to book at the conference rate is Monday, September 16, 2019.

 

ILW 3: The Numeracy Project

Workshop Description: The Georgia Numeracy Project is a free numeracy development resource provided by the Georgia Department of Education, which introduces teachers and teacher leaders to the trajectory by which learners acquire a solid foundation in numeracy. The Georgia Numeracy Project is focused on developing students' understanding of numbers, and their ability to use numbers to solve problems.

Date: November 5, 2019
Location: Macon Marriott Centreplex
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Link for The Numeracy Project: November 5, 2019
Registration Fee: $150.00
Seats Available: 100​
Lodging is available at the group rate of $112.00 per night at the Macon Marriott City Center based on availability.
Lodging Link for the Macon Marriott City Center
Last day to book at the conference rate is Monday, October 14, 2019.

Save the Date! for our Spring Instructional Leadership Workshops:
March 3, 2020 and May 5, 2020. 



​​​​Winter Instructional Leadership Conference (ILC)
Save the Date: February 25-26, 2020

​The Winter Instructional Leadership Conference for educational leaders will address the identified and expressed needs surrounding leadership and effective instructional strategies. 
Required Audience: Federally Identified School and District Leaders (CSI, TSI, Promise)
Recommended Audience: Statewide School and District Leaders
Location: TBD
Registration Link: Coming Fall 2019
Registration Fee: TBD
Seats Available: 600
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 Contact Information

 
Dawn Ashmore
Interim Professional Learning Program Specialist
Phone: 404-656-3436
Email: dashmore@doe.k12.ga.us 
 

 Summer Instructional Leadership Conference, June 24-26, 2019

 
 

 Winter Instructional Leadership Conference, February 25-27, 2019

 
 

 Instructional Leadership Workshops