Provides free basic academic services, GED preparation and English as a Second Language to adults in Atlanta and Fulton County.
Provides assistance to all certificated employees
to ensure that state guidelines and procedures
have been met in order to renew certificates.
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Provides supplementary instructional resources
and materials that enable teachers and staff
to complete lesson plans, formulate objectives,
enhance classroom décor and promote innovative
and creative teaching to support the instructional
English to Speakers of
Other Languages - ESOL
Communicates and advocates for the needs of English Language Learners to ensure state and federal compliance and to allow parents and families to play an active role in their child’s education.
(After School Program)
Promotes high-quality before and after-school
programs that develop academic and social skills.
Fine and Performing Arts
Promotes student education and appreciation
of dance, drama, music, and visual arts in
conjunction with the Georgia Quality Core
Gifted and Talented
Provides individualized support in line with
the Georgia Gifted Program Curriculum
Standards to help gifted students develop
and demonstrate advanced skills in critical
thinking, communications, research and
reference, and creativity.
Health and Physical Education
Promotes lifelong fitness and positive health behaviors to foster student wellbeing both physically and academically.
Re-purposed venue that supports year-round in-service and professional development events and activities for district staff, employees, and initiatives.
Provides professional development to educators
on integrating instructional technologies into the
Literacy (English Language
Arts - ELA)
Ensures high quality, standards-based literacy
instruction by teaching to and through the
strengths of each student.
Local School Councils
Provides support to Local School Councils to help
promote student achievement, assist teachers and
administrators, and bring parents into the school-
based decision-making process.
Ensures students and staff are effective users of
ideas and information by providing access to and
professional development for learning materials
in all formats.
Provides middle school administrators, teachers,
and staff with support and resources to ensure
students receive a high quality and balanced
learning experience culminating in a successful
transition into high school.
Facilitates the growth and leadership development
of staff by creating a culture of continuous inquiry,
experimentation, improvement, and learning.
Pre-K / Early Childhood
Provides a comprehensive full-day program
for approximately 840 four-year-olds and their
families at 32 sites with a focus on helping
children become independent, self confident, enthusiastic learners, and ready for kindergarten.
Safe & Drug-Free Schools
The Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities
Act supports programs that prevent violence in
and around schools; prevents the illegal use of
alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; involves parents
and communities; and coordinates with related
federal, state, school and community efforts and
resources to foster a safe and drug-free learning
environment that supports student academic
Promotes a diverse discipline that helps students
increase their knowledge, understanding, and their
ability to examine and make informed decisions for
the public good.
Facilitates the process of student-teacher and
field placement experiences for student teachers
participating in college or university education
Tenure Eligibility Process
Facilitates the procedure for granting tenure to
certified employees through a satisfactory rating
on the Atlanta Teacher Evaluation Process
(ATEP) and satisfactory performance on the
Teacher Tenure Rating Process.
Supports schools by ensuring textbooks and other
learning resources are readily available and aligned
with state standards for high-performing student
Supports students' achievement and ability to
function linguistically and culturally in a global
society with quality instruction in Spanish, French,
Chinese, and Latin.