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GaDOE Seeks Input on Draft Several Georgia Standards of Excellence

On May 5, 2016, the State Board of Education approved the posting of the draft standards for 30 days of public review and comment.  Based on survey data, the State Board of Education will review the standards for approval at the June 9, 2016, meeting.  The tentative timeline for implementation will be during the 2017-2018 school year.

We are asking for your assistance in communicating this survey opportunity to your teachers, administrators, parents, and other education stakeholders.

The survey will be available beginning on Thursday, May 5, 2016, through Friday, June 3, 2016, 5:00 p.m. E.D.T.

The survey link is provided below.

Social Studies: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/Proposed-Revisions-to-Social-Studies-Standards.aspx

If you need additional information, please contact Shaun Owen, Social Studies Program Manager, at sowen@doe.k12.ga.us.

The State Board of Education is also asking for your help in evaluating the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) in Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, and Health Education.  We are asking for your assistance in communicating this survey opportunity to your Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, and Health Education teachers. Teachers will be able to review and provide recommendations for each Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, and Health Education K-12 standard. 

Teachers will be able to participate in the survey beginning on Monday, May 9, 2016, through Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Survey links are provided below.

Visual Arts / Theatre Arts: https://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/Visual-and-Theatre-Arts-Georgia-Performance-Standards-Surveys.aspx

Health Education:  https://www.georgiastandards.org/Pages/Health-Education-Georgia-Performance-Standards-Surveys.aspx

If you need additional information regarding the Visual Arts and Theatre Arts surveys, please contact Jessica Booth at jbooth@doe.k12.ga.us.

If you need additional information regarding the Health Education survey, please contact Therese McGuire at tmcguire@doe.k12.ga.us or Mike Tenoschok at mtenoschok@doe.k12.ga.us.