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Superintendent Woods appoints leader to build statewide literacy coaching model

    January 17, 2024 – State School Superintendent Richard Woods has selected Dr. J. Nicholas Philmon, who played an integral role in the development of structured literacy practices in Marietta City Schools, to develop and lead a statewide literacy coaching model in Georgia. As Structured Literacy Coaching Coordinator, Dr. Philmon – who will retain…

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State Board of Education member Matt Donaldson to serve as Southern Area Director for National Association of State Boards of Education

  January 12, 2024 – Matt W. Donaldson, the Vice Chair of Appeals for Georgia’s State Board of Education, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). Donaldson has represented Georgia’s 12th Congressional District on the State Board of Education since January 2021. For NASBE…

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GaDOE and Georgia Chamber partner on rural workforce efforts

The Georgia Department of Education is partnering with the Georgia Chamber Foundation to support workforce readiness in rural school districts. GaDOE, in partnership with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Foundation through the Georgia Chamber’s Center for Rural Prosperity, will award $3 million in grants to rural districts for projects designed to increase workforce readiness. Selected…

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GaDOE and partners providing K-12 tutoring to address lost learning opportunities.

    The Georgia Department of Education is offering new tutoring resources to students in grades K-12 during the 2023-2024 school year as part of its overall strategy to continue addressing lost learning opportunities. Tutoring in grades K-8 will be provided through a partnership with the AmeriCorps tutoring programs Reading Corps and Math Corps. Trained…

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