Brenau facilitates pilot project in education, Race to the Top grant

Brenau facilitates pilot project in education, Race to the Top grant

DOE representative Sharon Ericson

The College of Education Friday hosted a Georgia Department of Education training meeting conducted by a DOE representative Sharon Ericson.Brenau volunteered to help the DOE pilot and evaluate a new teacher evaluation system that is part of the Race to the Top grant the state received. Brenau will be among several universities who are testing the system with student teachers this spring and providing feedback to the DOE on its effectiveness and reliability in assessing teachers.The data will be used for any needed modifications prior to implementation in the R2T school systems this fall.

Friday, January 06, 2012