State school superintendent visits state training session at Chattahoochee/Flint RESA

Published 1:59 pm Wednesday, July 12, 2017


AMERICUS — Chattahoochee-Flint RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) recently hosted the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for Social
Studies. The two-day training took place June 1-2 at South Georgia Technical College in which 115 social studies teachers from across the state were in attendance to learn about the new Georgia Social Studies standards.
This was the first of four trainings to be held around the state.
State School Superintendent Richard Woods made a special visit to the workshop. Woods, a former social studies teacher, wanted to observe the first of the four trainings.
There are 16 RESAs (Regional Educational Service Agencies) serving the 180 school systems across the state of Georgia. Each RESA serves as a partner in building and sustaining high-performance learning in each school district. From face-to-face instruction to on-line courses and workshops, Georgia’s RESAs offer educators a variety of opportunities for job-embedded professional learning and coaching. The Chattahoochee-Flint RESA serves school systems in the following counties: Chattahoochee, Clay, Crisp, Dooly, Macon, Marion, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor and Webster.