Education Update May 2016

Education Update May 2016

Teachers to Create STEAM Lessons after Touring Local Industries By Melinda Berry-Dreisbach, Public Information Officer Fayette County Board of Education STEAM is an educational concept that integrates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with art (the “A” in STEM) to help prepare students for 21st century careers. STEAM is more than teaching...

Education Update March 2015

Education Update March 2015

Education Centers of Excellence and Lifelong Learning    The Education Committee met March 15 and discussed Fayette‘s goal of having a world class K-12 education system.  The committee broke into smaller work groups that were tasked to define what a “world class” education system looks like and what metrics should be considered to monitor...

Fayette Visioning Summit – Education Report

Fayette Visioning Summit – Education Report

~ The comments below were delivered by Kim Schnoes, Education Committee Chair, at the Annual Summit ~   Fayette Visioning Summit December 11, 2015 Education Committee Report A significant shift occurred for the initial steering committee upon acknowledging our aspiration to develop a “world-class” education system for Fayette County. What characteristics,...

Fayette Visioning Summit will highlight Education successes

Fayette Visioning Summit will highlight Education successes

All Fayette citizens and stakeholders are invited to attend a Fayette Visioning Summit to learn about the ongoing work and future goals of the Fayette Visioning Initiative. The meeting will be held Friday, December 11, 2015 from 7:30 -9:30 a.m. at Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree, 201 Aberdeen Parkway, Peachtree City.  The program will focus on recent successes in each...

Fayette Vision encourages support of “E.S.T.E.A.M” project

Fayette Vision encourages support of “E.S.T.E.A.M” project

An innovative program focused on combining career exploration and leadership development for middle school students has caught the attention of Fayette Visioning team leaders.  A recent presentation by the creator of the E.S.T.E.A.M project, Dr. Vanessa Johnson, to a visioning Community implementation work group highlighted the exciting ways that this program...

Education Team Updates re Technical College, WBL

Education Team Updates re Technical College, WBL

Kim Schnoes and Paul Schultz, co-chairs of the visioning Education Implementation Team, updated the Fayette County Board of Education on April 20th about the progress and goals of Fayette Visioning,  highlighting the alignment of visioning goals for expanded work-based learning (WBL) opportunities and post secondary offerings in Fayette County with recent board...