What are P-20 Collaboratives?
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The Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, and the University System of Georgia came together in
2014 to establish P-20 Collaboratives: Systems of support to provide a seamless transition for pre-service candidates as they seek to
become professional educators, as well as to provide continued professional learning for practicing educators and leaders.
Nine regions were identified across Georgia, with each clustered around a group of institutions or agencies that prepare teachers. Each
collaborative convenes twice during the academic year—once in the fall and once in the winter or spring. Topics of interest include
recruitment and training of future teachers, induction for in-service teachers, support for educational leaders, and professional
learning for all. Strategic planning teams lead each region by scheduling convenings and planning agendas based on the specific needs of
How can I get involved?
Determine the region where you partner with a school system or educator preparation program and register for the upcoming convening.
We look forward to working with you!
Georgia ACTE Mentor Awardees
Each of Georgia's P-20 Collaboratives selected one outstanding mentor teacher to
represent their region. In the video link below, this year's mentors share practical ways they strive to encourage
future teachers to stay in the profession.
We invite you to get to know the amazing educators chosen as the 2022-2023 Mentor Awardees!
Mentor Teachers Video
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