Dr. Hall delivers seventh-annual State of the Schools address

UPDATE: For complete coverage of the State of the Schools address, click here. Check out the video here. Check out the photo gallery here. APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall insisted on accountability and provided a blueprint for Atlanta Public Schools to move beyond the CRCT investigation report during her seventh-annual State of the Schools... Continue Reading →

Scenes from APS’ New Teacher Orientation

APS' annual New Teacher Orientation, held Thursday and Friday at Long Middle School, offers an opportunity for newly hired teachers to learn about system policies, procedures and current district initiatives. Teachers are engaging in hands-on professional learning that will increase their skill set and further prepare them for the classroom. Some of the trainings will include Content Area... Continue Reading →

Four APS teachers earn Master Teacher Certification

Four Atlanta Public Schools teachers have earned Master Teacher Certification from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission in 2010.  They are Emily Boatright (Inman Middle, profiled here), Endia Way (Perkerson Elementary), TaiShara Twyman (Dobbs Elementary) and Wendy Baker (Inman Middle). To earn the Master Teacher Certification, candidates must have at least three years experience in the... Continue Reading →

What’s your school doing next week for National Teacher Appreciation Week?

That's right: May 3-7 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. (We always thought every week should be National Teacher Appreciation Week, but we digress.) This gives us an opportunity to recognize those educators who are in the trenches, every day (and many nights and weekends) dedicating themselves to preparing out students for graduation, college and life in... Continue Reading →

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