The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has developed a new way to inform legislators and other education stakeholders on education policy. Building on their popular Policy Primer, the Partnership recently released an online version of The Education Policy Toolbox. First created as a hard copy in 2002 to complement efforts in the Partnership's election-year Education Policy Forums, the Primer has also been used as a teaching aid for candidates running for school boards, the general assembly, and other local and statewide elected offices.
The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce has partnered with several Gwinnett organizations to offer a program that develops leadership skills for local high school students.
The Albany Area (GA) Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Dougherty County Schools and the Georgia Work Ready initiative to connect local high school students with opportunities to investigate careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The Central Florida Education Summit will be hosted by the Central Florida Partnership and sponsored by the Orlando Regional REALTOR Association, in partnership with the National Chamber Foundation, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, and the Central Florida Public School Board Coalition.
U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 will bring together business, education and government leaders who have long recognized the need to connect the dots between STEM education and careers. Adding to last year’s successful conference format, the second edition will give more dedicated time for these leaders to interact and collaborate.