Upcoming Events

First District RESA

201 West Lee Street
P.O. Box 780
Brooklet, GA 30415
Phone: (912) 842-5000
Fax: (912) 842-5161

Dr. Whit Myers
Executive Director


Our Mission

It is the mission of First District Regional Educational Service Agency to deliver exemplary educational services for continuous school improvement. In this mission, the FDRESA team is committed to collaboration at all levels, incorporating research-based strategies and decision making, developing comprehensive and functional shared services, building the capacity of others, and advancing the ideal of equity and opportunity for all children.

RESA Summit, Georgia RESAs: Beacons of Hope PDF Print E-mail


The Annual RESA Summit was a big success!


We would like to thank our generous sponsors as well as the speakers, guests, attendees and staff for their contribution to this event.

Listed below are the various presentations and other media that were shown and gathered during the summit:

Monday, May 11, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015


For additional information, please contact Dr. Trudy Sharpe at First District RESA ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Summer SIOP Training PDF Print E-mail

Training for Teachers:

Dates: July 21, 22, 23, 2015

Location:First District RESA, 201 West Lee Street, Brooklet, Ga. 30415   Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $450.00 (includes the resource, "Making Content Comprehensible, 4th Edition")

Miniumum number of participants: 20   Maximum number of participants: 35

Registration Deadline: June 26, 2015

The presenter for this session will be Frank Blanco. Mr. Blanco has an outstanding reputation for delivering engaging and challenging training sessions for both teachers and administrators. He promises to provide meaningful content blended with practical, results-oriented techniques that participants will find comprehensive and easy to implement.

Please Note: A purchase order number is required when completing your registration. Please mail checks to: First District RESA, Attention: Sherri Groover, P.O. Box 780, Brooklet, GA 30415

Please contact Vondesa Lee at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions or concerns.

Click here to register:

FIP Modules and Documentation Update PDF Print E-mail

Beginning July 1, 2015, the Formative Instructional Practices (FIP) Modules will be housed within SLDS. However, the documentation for each user will not transfer into SLDS.  Educators are encouraged to archive completed work within FIP prior to June 1, 2015.  The presentation below provides details about the transition and the steps to download transcripts and certificates.  Contact Lisa Burkhalter, FDRESA FIP Coordinator, if you have questions.


Annual FDRESA Endorsement Orientation PDF Print E-mail

The annual FDRESA endorsement orientation and training for FDRESA Endorsement Program gifted and ESOL instructors AND system leaders and coordinators will be held on May 26, 2015, 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., at the Candler County Pre-K-8 Complex in Metter. 

Besides the important program updates and requirements, there will be professional learning on instructional best practices and collaboration among system leaders on ways to achieve the greatest local impact from the programs.

Information about both gifted and ESOL programs will be provided.  Those interested in new regional ESOL cohorts or system ESOL cohorts (or new Gifted cohorts) should plan to attend.

The training is required for all instructors, both new and old, prior to teaching FDRESA endorsement courses between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.  Coordinators are encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions, please contact Sandi at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 912-842-5000.


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