Vision: Communities united to empower educators to maximize student success.
Mission Statement: Utilizing shared resources to provide ongoing and reciprocal learning opportunities for all stakeholders, guided by need.
What are P-20 Collaboratives?
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!
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What Are the Benefits of School System, University, and RESA Partnerships?
By connecting theory and practice, teacher candidates are better prepared for their roles in the classroom. There is also a shared understanding of P-12 school needs, positively impacting professional learning for all. Reciprocal relationships that are mutually beneficially for everyone and focused on improving student learning is the heartbeat behind P-20 Collaboratives.