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 Knowledge and Resource Management

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Knowledge and Resource Management designs and supports processes for creating, sharing, applying and managing knowledge and instructional resources. This includes facilitating and leveraging innovative solutions and expertise within technology services, managing training and learning on various applications, and establishing workflow systems for content, document and digital standards to support all GaDOE divisions and users, Georgia education stakeholders, and other external education partners. 

Georgia's State​wide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS)​​​

At the ​request of Georgia's LEAs, Technology Services has integrated key functions of all GaDOE departments into one comprehensive statewide solution, the Georgia Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS).  Georgia's SLDS is accessed through the LEA's existing student information system.

Technology Servic​​e Desk

If you have any questions or need technical assistance, please contact the Technology Services - Service Desk Team by logging into the MyGaDOE Portal ​and clicking on the Help Desk Portal link and entering your request there.

To Login to the MyGaDOE portal please follow this link: 

You may also request assistance by calling 1-800-869-1011. Please provide a detailed message as well as your contact information. 

Library Med​​​​ia S​​ervices

The school library media program supports and strengthens the curriculum, bridges the digital divide, and puts state standards into action. The school library media specialist encourages reading for learning, reading for pleasure, and reading for life. The school library media specialist is a teacher, an instructional partner, an informational specialist, and a school library media program administrator. School library media specialists directly affect student achievement by collaborating and planning with teachers, teaching information literacy, designing assessment procedures, and providing supplemental curriculum material.

SketchUp fo​r ​Schools​

Changes are coming to SketchUp for public K-12 schools. A new, easier to access solution has been created for you – SketchUp for Schools. ​


OpenSALT​ is an open-source tool the Georgia Department of Education uses to publish course standards in a machine-readable format. The Georgia Department of Education has adopted the technical specification by IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global) called Competency and Academic Standards Exchange (CASE) to enable a machine readable, linked data versions of state, local learning objectives and targets, and any workplace, military, or higher education competencies representing skills, knowledge, or abilities. ​

GaDOE Com​​munity​

The Georgia Department of Education launched the GaDOE Community​ site to provide a platform for Department staff to interact with our colleagues across the state. This site has been developed to facilitate collaboration and our ongoing efforts to provide the services and supports necessary to ensure all students across Georgia have what they need to be successful. This is a place where GaDOE teams, school and district staff, RESAs, and other partners within the state can interact to share important information, discuss ongoing work, and share success stories across agencies.

Georgia L​​​​earns

​The Georgia Department of Education announces a new online professional learning platform, Georgia Learns, for school and district staff and education partners in Georgia. Georgia Learns replaces the Profession al Learning Opportunities (PLO) platform with a new learning management system intended to support increased demands for quality online profession al learning.

 Contact Information

​Joyce Bearden
Director of Knowledge and Resource Management