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NGRESA Awarded Grants for Endorsements and GaTAPP

NGRESA has been awarded three grants totaling $732,845 dollars from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) for Teacher and Leader Support and Development over the next two years.  The GaDOE Teacher and Leader Support and Development Grants will support Georgia educator recruitment initiatives for endorsements and GaTAPP across the state.  At NGRESA, the grants will fund for eligible candidates the cost of tuition for offered endorsements, as well as book vouchers.  For GaTAPP, partial tuition scholarships will be funded for eligible candidates. 

Grants awarded include the Georgia Teacher Endorsement Grant, the Georgia Teacher Leader Endorsement Grant, and the GaTAPP Grant.   

Eligible endorsements offered for FY23 include the following: Coaching Endorsement, Dyslexia Endorsement, ESOL Endorsement, Gifted Endorsement, Online Teaching Endorsement, and Reading Endorsement.  Candidates committed to completing these endorsements to enhance their teaching expertise are encouraged to register.  Priority enrollment and grant awards will be given to applicants from NGRESA partner districts: Cherokee, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens, and Whitfield. Those outside NGRESA should check with their RESA for availability of funds.  For registration information, please visit our website: https://www.ngresa.org/index.php/professional-learning/endorsements

Enrollment for NGRESA GaTAPP is on-going, and those potential candidates hired by partner districts who need to complete this program should apply.  Please visit our website for more information: https://www.ngresa.org/index.php/professional-learning/gatapp

Introduction to Educating Exceptional Children and Youth. This is an online course that fulfills the state requirement for teachers in Georgia.

This is an "at-your-own pace" online course.  You can begin the course at any time during the year. 

Event Date 07-01-2022
Cut off date 06-30-2023
Individual Price $350 in-area fee/$450 out-of-area fee

This online course will focus on the five areas of reading and how to implement reading and writing strategies across the curriculum.

This is an "at-your-own pace" online course.  You can begin the course at any time during the year.

 

Event Date 07-01-2022
Cut off date 06-30-2023
Individual Price $350 in-area fee/$450 out-of-area fee

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its Academic Coach Job-Alike Consortia meetings to provide the following to our regional Academic Coaches in all grade levels:

  • Network with other academic coaches in our region
  • Share practices and effective strategies
  • Other topics determined by registered participants
Event Date 09-01-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-01-2022 3:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

Led by Dr. Brett James, School Improvement Specialist, NGRESA

A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations—when handled poorly or ignored—lead to strained relationships and dismal results.

Event Date 09-06-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 09-06-2022 12:30 pm
Individual Price $300 in-area fee/$350 out-of-area fee

College Board announced that starting in 2023, the SAT Suite of Assessments will be delivered digitally. Join our upcoming session to learn more about the transition and for answers to the most common questions to assist you in planning with your students and families. Attendees will also learn about other program updates, including resources to prepare students for the PSAT/NMSQT, College Board’s Big Future Scholarships, and the exciting newly enhanced features available in BigFuture that can help your students along their college planning journey.

A virtual link will be shared prior to event.

Event Date 09-08-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-08-2022 11:30 am
Individual Price Free

Led by North Georgia RESA staff

Come and collaborate with grade-level colleagues to dive into the new Georgia’s K-12 Mathematics Standards.  This series of four workshops is designed to (1) provide a deep understanding of the new standards at your grade level; (2) share effective mathematics instruction; and (3) allow you to walk away with a plan for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Target Audience: 6th-8th grade math teachers, lead teachers, instructional coaches, district-level curriculum directors 

This course is offered as a series of 4 sessions (Registering for this series automatically adds you to the list of all 4 dates): September 9, November 4, January 13, and March 10

$25 out-of-district fee

Event Date 09-09-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 09-09-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee
Technology Directors Fall 22 Consortium

The Fall 2022 Technology Directors' Consortium will be September 9th from 9-12.

Our guest speaker will be the new Executive Director for North Georgia RESA, Dr. Steve Miletto.

Dr. Miletto will be sharing his humorous and insightful take on Technology in Education.

Event Date 09-09-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-09-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price Free

Led by Dr. Brett James, School Improvement Specialist, NGRESA

Part 2 of 2 in Series Focusing on Communication - Crucial Accountability teaches a straightforward process for resolving performance problems, strengthening trust and reliability, and eliminating inconsistency. It provides skills for holding peers accountable—regardless of position or authority. And whether participants take the course Live Online or in person, they learn the skills through instruction, reflection, practice, and coaching.

Event Date 09-13-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 09-13-2022 12:30 pm
Individual Price $300 in-area fee/$350 out-of-area fee

Description: North Georgia RESA is excited to host its Media Specialist Job-Alike Consortia meeting to provide the following to our regional media specialists in all grade levels:

  • A presentation from our guest speaker Leslie Hicks, media specialist in Cherokee County School District
  • Network with other media specialists
  • Share practices and effective strategies to engage and excite teachers and students
Event Date 09-13-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-13-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

Led by North Georgia RESA staff

Come and collaborate with grade-level colleagues to dive into the new Georgia’s K-12 Mathematics Standards.  This series of four workshops is designed to (1) provide a deep understanding of the new standards at your grade level; (2) share effective mathematics instruction; and (3) allow you to walk away with a plan for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Target Audience: 3rd-5th grade math teachers, lead teachers, instructional coaches, district-level curriculum directors 

This course is offered as a series of 4 sessions (Registering for this series automatically adds you to the list of all 4 dates): September 16, December 2, January 20, and March 3

$25 out-of-area fee

Event Date 09-16-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 09-16-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

You must complete the payment portion of registration to be added to the list.  Please do not press the back arrow when you are redirected to the PayPal website. 

You will be provided with a certificate at the conclusion of this session. 

 

 

Event Date 09-21-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-21-2022 12:30 pm
Individual Price $40.00

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its MTSS/EIP Job-Alike Consortia meeting to provide the following to our regional MTSS/EIP Directors/Coordinators/Supervisors:

  • A presentation from our guest speaker Jody Drum, MTSS Regional Coach
  • Share Tier 1 practices, effective strategies, and current initiatives
  • Network with others who are implementing/overseeing the MTSS/EIP process
Event Date 09-26-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-26-2022 2:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its School Counselor/School Social Worker Job-Alike Consortia meeting to provide the following to our regional school Counselors and Social Workers in all grade levels:

  • Network with other School Counselors in our Region
  • Share resources that support students' mental health and wellness
  • Discuss how to best balance student needs and counselor responsibilities
  • Provide examples of effective communication
  • Collaborate methods to support at-risk students
  • Other topics determined by participants
Event Date 09-27-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-27-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its Gifted Coordinator Job-Alike Consortia meetings to provide the following to our regional gifted coordinators in all grade levels:

  • Network with other gifted coordinators in our region
  • Share practices and effective strategies
  • Other topics determined by registered participants
Event Date 09-27-2022 1:00 pm
Event End Date 09-27-2022 3:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

Led by: Paul McClain, Fine Arts Specialist, GaDOE

AM Session: Boot Camp and Dramatic Writing Instruction
Join Theatre Specialist Paul McClain to learn about the GA DOE Theatre & Film Instructional Resources, professional learning, and grant opportunities available to all Georgia Arts teachers. Resources include curriculum maps, unit plans, example lesson plans, instructional videos, and assessments. We will walk through these resources with the new HS Dramatic Writing I course as our example.

PM Session: Reading Shakespeare with the Whole Body
Examine how verse text connects to the breath and body. Explore strategies to help students fully engage when reading classical texts aloud.

Event Date 10-05-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-05-2022 3:00 pm
Individual Price Free

Led by North Georgia RESA staff

Come and collaborate with grade-level colleagues to dive into the new Georgia’s K-12 Mathematics Standards.  This series of four workshops is designed to (1) provide a deep understanding of the new standards at your grade level; (2) share effective mathematics instruction; and (3) allow you to walk away with a plan for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Target Audience: High School math teachers, lead teachers, instructional coaches, district-level curriculum directors 

This course is offered as a series of 4 sessions (Registering for this series automatically adds you to the list of all 4 dates): October 7, November 11, February 3, and March 17

$25 out-of-area fee

Event Date 10-07-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 10-07-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

Led by North Georgia RESA staff

Come and collaborate with grade-level colleagues to dive into the new Georgia’s K-12 Mathematics Standards.  This series of four workshops is designed to (1) provide a deep understanding of the new standards at your grade level; (2) share effective mathematics instruction; and (3) allow you to walk away with a plan for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Target Audience: Kindergarten-2nd grade math teachers, lead teachers, instructional coaches, district-level curriculum directors 

This course is offered as a series of 4 sessions (Registering for this series automatically adds you to the list of all 4 dates): October 14, December 9, February 17, and March 24  

The location for sessions 1-4 has been moved to: Crosspointe Dalton, 2681 Underwood Street, Dalton GA 30721.

$25 out-of-area fee

Event Date 10-14-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 10-14-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its Instructional Technology meeting to provide the following to our regional participants:

  • A presentation from our guest speaker Cori Kirby
  • Share instructional technology practices, effective strategies, and current initiatives
  • Network with other tech-minded individuals
Event Date 10-21-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-21-2022 2:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee
Event Date 10-24-2022 8:30 am
Event End Date 10-24-2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price Free

Educator access to 2022 PSAT/NMSQT® online score reports begins in November, followed by student access in December. Join this informative session to examine the purpose, benefits, and opportunities for students on the path to college and career. Educators will also learn helpful insights and best practices to support academic advising and student success. Attendees will also learn about other program updates, the SAT Suite of Assessments transition to digital in 2023, and College Board’s Big Future Scholarships for the Class of 2024.

A virtual link will be shared prior to event. 

Event Date 12-01-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 12-01-2022 11:30 am
Individual Price Free

Making Music on a Shoestring Budget

Led by: Casey Hall, Fine Arts Specialist, GaDOE
This workshop will take a look at several creative ideas to create engaging and interactive music activities that you can incorporate in your classroom on a limited budget!

Event Date 01-18-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-18-2023 3:00 pm
Individual Price Free

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its MTSS/EIP Job-Alike Consortia meeting to provide the following to our regional MTSS/EIP Directors/Coordinators/Supervisors:

  • A presentation from our guest speaker Kristy Bone, Pickens County School District Chief of Student Services
  • Share Tier 1 practices, effective strategies, and current initiatives
  • Network with others who are implementing/overseeing the MTSS/EIP process
Event Date 01-23-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-23-2023 2:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

Description: North Georgia RESA is excited to host its Media Specialist Job-Alike Consortia meeting to provide the following to our regional media specialists in all grade levels:

  • A presentation from our guest speaker
  • Network with other media specialists
  • Share practices and effective strategies to engage and excite teachers and students
Event Date 01-25-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-25-2023 12:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its Academic Coach Job-Alike Consortia meetings to provide the following to our regional Academic Coaches in all grade levels:

  • Network with other academic coaches in our region
  • Share practices and effective strategies
  • Other topics determined by registered participants
Event Date 01-26-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-26-2023 3:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

North Georgia RESA is excited to host its School Counselor/School Social Worker Job-Alike Consortia meeting to provide the following to our regional school Counselors and Social Workers in all grade levels:

  • Network with other School Counselors in our Region
  • Share resources that support students' mental health and wellness
  • Discuss how to best balance student needs and counselor responsibilities
  • Provide examples of effective communication
  • Collaborate methods to support at-risk students
  • Other topics determined by participants
Event Date 01-27-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-27-2023 12:00 pm
Individual Price $0 in-area fee/$25 out-of-area fee

Consolidated Dates

Click HERE for the consolidated RESA System Calendar. This Calendar includes important dates for NGRESA and member systems. It includes holidays, breaks, planning days, and other dates.

System dates were accurate at the time of creation but are subject to change. Please consult each system's official calendar for the most up to date information.

 

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