Metro RESA

Metropolitan Regional Educational Service Agency

Mission

The mission of Georgia’s Statewide Network of Regional Educational Service Agencies (RESAs) is to support the work, improvement, and effectieness of local systems and schools

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Professional Learning

Research-based professional learning that improves the work of educators

School Improvement Support

Data-driven school improvement support that improves student achievement

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Shared Services

Locally-determined shared regional services that increase the effectiveness of school systems

Research and Planning

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Assessment and Evaluation

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Effective Collaboration

Effective collaboration with other agencies that maximizes the impact of statewide initiatives

Counties

School Districts

Institutions

Students

Supporting the highest level of student learning

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GaTAPP

This classroom-based teacher preparation option is designed for individuals who have the basic qualifications to teach but have not completed a teacher preparation program as part of their college degree.

The pedagogy-focused program provides the skills, knowledge and dispositions required to obtain a Professional Teaching Certificate. Candidates complete requirements of the program while employed as full-time classroom teachers.

iLEAD

The Metro RESA iLEAD program is a PSC approved Alternative Educational Leadership Certification and Preparation program for school and system leaders. Systems recommend potential candidates who are working in a leadership position for at least half a day every day. The term leadership position refers to those positions requiring leadership certification as determined by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The iLEAD program is a one year job-embedded program providing authentic work in a real time setting. Metro RESA is an approved provider for both Tier I and Tier II certification.  

Endorsements

Endorsements prepare pre-or in-service educators to teach in particular subject areas in Georgia public Schools Systems. Currently, Metro RESA offers PSC-approved Endorsements.

Building Leaders of Teaching and Learning since 1966

Metro School Districts

Metro RESA proudly services the following Metro Atlanta School Districts

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Buford City Schools
Clayton County Public Schools
Cobb County
City Schools of Decatur logo
Dekalb County School District logo
Douglas County School System
Forsyth County Schools
Fulton County Schools
Gwinnett County Public Schools
Marietta City Schools
Rockdale County Public Schools

Teacher Spotlight

Teacher Spotlight: JaLynda Drumgoole

Teacher Spotlight: JaLynda Drumgoole

On Friday, March 13th, the last day in the classroom before distance learning set in, one of Metro RESA’s first year GaTAPP candidates received a special surprise. JaLynda Drumgoole was teaching a math lesson when her Principal walked in the room along with a...

Teacher Spotlight: Kelly Feddersen and Will Dezern

Teacher Spotlight: Kelly Feddersen and Will Dezern

MetroRESA is thrilled to share the accomplishments of 2 super star candidates. Kelly Feddersen and Will Dezern currently work at Wheeler High School and were recently awarded the MLK Humanitarian Award for the Wheeler Fresh Collaborative, a project they founded 2...

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