Resurgence Hall Charter School in College Park has only been open for a few months, but Kindergartners at the charter school are already making noticeable progress in reading. In August, Kindergartners took the Strategic Teaching and Evaluation of Progress (STEP) literacy assessment. In October, Kindergartners were retested. 70 percent the students grew by one reading level and 30 percent grew by two or more levels.
Oglethorpe Charter School Teacher Nicole Wofford Dillon has been selected as a finalist for Savannah-Chatham 2019 Teacher of the Year award. Dillon currently teaches English Language Arts at Oglethorpe and has worked at the Savannah charter school for four years.
Playworks is a leading national nonprofit that plans to partner with 2,000 schools nationwide in the 2017-2018 school year to ensure 1 million kids experience safe and healthy play every day. We are changing school culture by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Our vision is for 3.5 million kids in 7,000 elementary schools nationwide to experience safe and healthy play every day by 2020.
Nikki Roberts has joined the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) team as an administrative assistant. Roberts comes to GCSA after working in administrative roles at Literacy Action, the Southeast region’s largest nonprofit in adult basic education. In 2016, she became certified as a Grant Writer at the Georgia Center for Nonprofits University. Nikki has also […]
APS Charter Enrollment Climbs A new enrollment share report released this week by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools found that 17 percent of all students enrolled in Atlanta Public Schools attend a public charter school. That’s up from 16 percent the previous year. With 8,880 students, the school system is now ranked 48th […]
On October 11, Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Fulton Leadership Academy is among six September recipients of the Innovation Fund Tiny Grant Award. The competitive grant award allows Georgia’s charter schools, traditional schools and school districts to move forward with small-scale programs that directly engage students. After receiving the $7,000 grant, Fulton Leadership Academy plans to use […]
Amana Academy has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 STEM Education Awards sponsored by the Technology Association of Georgia and TAG Education Collaborative. The school is a finalist in the STEM Certified School Outreach category, which recognizes the critical role that schools that have already received state STEM certification play in mentoring schools that […]
FY 2017 Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grant Competition Winners Georgia Charter Schools Association congratulates the 13 charter schools that were awarded a Planning, Implementation or Dissemination Grant in the FY 2017 Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grant Competition. The Georgia Department of Education selected Amana Academy, Tapestry Public Charter School, Furlow Charter School, Scintilla Charter Academy, […]
Two Academy for Classical Education tenth graders created a program called “We Are More Alike Than We Thought.”As part of the program, ACE Kendall Joyner (pictured above left) and Ben Trofemuk (pictured above right) built or bought games to share with residents living in two Bibb County retirement homes. Trofemuk came up with the idea after […]
On Saturday, October 7, more than 300 volunteers from KIPP Vision, Delta Air Lines, Hands On Atlanta and the community transformed an empty field into a new playground for students at KIPP Vision Primary. Volunteers completed the entire build in six hours. Since the school opened in 2013, KIPP Vision Primary has never had a […]
Under the general supervision of the Principal, provide assistance to the instructional program of Wesley International Academy. Support teachers and other instructional staff in meeting the educational, behavioral, and social emotional needs of the students.
The Main Street Academy (TMSA) is seeking an experienced Food Service Assistant. The successful candidate should have the ability to work well with others and have excellent customer service skills. Applicant must show evidence of following and understanding a standardized recipe for preparing high quality food, and must follow established sanitation and safety procedures.