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GLISI Interim Executive Director Pens Op-Ed on Myth Of “Superhero” Leadership

GLISI’s Interim Executive Director, Dr. Leslie Hazle Bussey, recently penned an op-ed in The Atlanta Journal Constitution spotlighting the shortcoming of one-time, one-size-fits-all “superhero” leadership prep programs versus real-time, on-the-job support that accounts not only for differences in educational contexts, but also the “complex constellation of knowledge, skills, and dispositions that take years and practice…

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GLISI Deputy Director Shares Insights on Effective Turnaround Leaders

GLISI’s Deputy Director, Dr. Leslie Hazle Bussey, recently had an opportunity to speak with WABE’s Martha Dalton about what it takes to successfully turn around struggling schools. Check out her insights: http://news.wabe.org/post/how-one-atlanta-principal-trying-turn-school-around

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GLISI's Latest Teacher Leadership Research Featured on WABE

GLISI’s VP of Operations and Talent, Dr. Meca Mohammed, recently chatted with WABE’s Martha Dalton about our latest research on identifying and leveraging teacher leaders to support principals in the school improvement process. Check out the full interview!

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GLISI Celebrates 50th Cohort of Base Camp and Leadership Training

On October 26, 2016 GLISI staff, family, and friends convened at PricewaterhouseCoopers to celebrate 50 cohorts of our flagship training, Base Camp and Leadership Summit. Special guest speakers included Former Governor of Georgia, Roy Barnes; President of Chattahoochee Technical College, Ron Newcomb; Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, Martha Ann Todd; 2016…

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GLISI's Deputy Director Featured on WABE

Our Deputy Director, Dr. Leslie Hazle Bussey, recently spoke with WABE’s Martha Dalton about the impact of Georgia schools receiving millions of dollars in SIG grants. Check out what she had to say about it!

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Congratulations to our 2016 EPFP Graduate!

Congratulations to our Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, James Osanyinbi, for graduating as a member of the 2016 class of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education‘s Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP).

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GLISI Receives Over $15,000 in Support

Sincerest thank yous to Invesco Ltd. and Georgia School Boards Association for your generous support! During our most recent board meeting, GLISI Board Chair and Invesco Ltd.’s Senior Managing Director/CFO Loren Starr presented us with a check for $15,000, and GLISI Board Member and Georgia School Boards Association Executive Director Valarie Wilson presented us with a…

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New GLISI Study Finds District Leaders Used Three Strategies to Defy Odds & Drive Student Achievement

Superintendents make a difference in how much learning happens in classrooms and whether that learning happens for every student. A new study released today by the Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement finds that district leaders used three strategies to impact teaching and learning district-wide. Read the full report!

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GLISI'S NEW WEBSITE FEATURED IN GEORGIA NONPROFIT NOW

GLISI is excited and honored to be featured in the Summer 2015 issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW, a quarterly magazine published by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. This issue, which explores innovation among GCN’s partners and member organizations, includes an article written by GLISI’s Communications and Development Manager, Robert W. Gaines, II that chronicles the development and…

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GLISI NAMED AMONG ATLANTA'S BEST PLACES TO WORK

The GLISI team is thrilled and honored to have been recognized at the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 12th annual “Best Places to Work” breakfast as one of the city’s top 100 employers. With over 700 attendees, the breakfast was held at the Georgia Aquarium and spotlighted businesses in Metro Atlanta that have achieved high employee engagement and built positive company cultures.

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