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

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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.

Summer SIOP Training PDF Print E-mail

Training for Teachers:

Dates:  July 8, 9, 10, 2014

Location:  Altamaha Technical College, 1777 West Cherry Street, Jesup, GA

Time:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost:  $325.00 (includes the resource, "Making Content Comprehensible, 4th Edition")  

Number of Participants per District:  Two participants per district due to a limited number of seats  

Miniumum number of participants:  25  

Training for Administrators:

Date:  July 11, 2014

Location:  Wayne County Tech Center, 1365 West Orange Street, Jesup, GA

Time:  8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $200.00 (includes the resource, "THe SIOP Model for Administrators")   

Number of Participants per District:  Two participants per district due to a limited number of seats

Minimum number of participants:  7

Registration Deadline:  May 20, 2014

The presenter for both sessions 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 by Friday, May 23rd 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!!

 
Teacher Keys and Leader Keys Effectiveness Systems (LKES/TKES) Summer Training PDF Print E-mail

The Georgia Department of Education will offer required Teacher Keys and Leader Keys Effectiveness Systems training for individuals seeking the initial training and credentialing. 

The Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES) consists of multiple components, including the Teacher Assessment on Performance Standards (TAPS), Surveys of Instructional Practice, and measures of Student Growth.  The overarching goal of TKES is to support continuous growth and development of each teacher.

The Leader Keys Effectiveness System (LKES) consists of multiple components, including the Leader Assessment on Performance Standards (LAPS), Climate Surveys, and measures of Student Growth and Achievement Gap Reduction. The overarching goal of LKES is to support continuous growth and development of each leader.

All administrators who evaluate teachers and all administrators who evaluate leaders are required to be credentialed in TKES and LKES, respectively.  Attendance at all days of training is required for persons to take the Credentialing assessment for that course.

Dates and Locations:

June 17-19, 2014 Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training (TKES) - Liberty County Board of Education, Hinesville, Ga

June 24-25, 2014 Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training (LKES) - Liberty County Board of Edcuation, Hinesville, Ga

July 15-17, 2014  Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training (TKES) - Professional Learning Center, Eli Whitney Professional Learning Complex, Savannah, Ga

July 24-25, 2014  Leader Keys Effectiveness System Training (LKES) - Professional Learning Center, Eli Whitney Professional Learning Complex, Savannah, Ga

Times for all sessions:  Registration begins at 8:00 AM; Sessions are 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM.

Participants should bring:  laptop, extension cord reel, a 2-3 inch 3-hole binder

Maximum Number of Participants per Session:  50

Registration Deadline:  One week before the first day of training for each session

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!!!!

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

 

 
First District RESA Media Specialist Collaborative PDF Print E-mail

Registration is now open for the First District RESA Media Specialist Collaborative that will take place on May 2, 2014.  We are pleased to be partnering with Savannah Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS)  for this collaborative.  The event will be held at New Hampstead High School in west Chatham County.  This  venue will allow us to accommodate a larger group.  There will be a $20.00 registration fee that will include a continental breakfast, lunch, breakout sessions, and a virtual keynote session featuring Meg Ormiston, a nationally recognized keynote speaker.  You will have an opportunity to attend breakout sessions on a variety of topics relevant to your work.  There is no sign-up for the sessions.  You will pick the sessions on the day of the collaborative.  Some of the breakout sessions will be BYOD.  Once the breakout sessions are finalized, the descriptions will note which sessions will require a personal device and which ones will take place in a lab with computers.   

Details

Date/Time:          Friday, May 2, 2014
                              8:30 AM – 2:45 PM

Location:             New Hampstead High School
                      2451 Little Neck Road
                      Savannah, GA  31302

Cost:                     $20.00

Registration:      http://goo.gl/Km39wj  The deadline to register or cancel registration is April 24, 2014

Agenda Link:      http://goo.gl/1V3fVt

Should you have questions, please contact:

Lisa Burkhalter ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
Evelyn Joiner ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
 
You're Invited. Come see the Galaxy Program's shared one-to-one iPad experience in action PDF Print E-mail
You are invited to Lewis Frasier Middle School in Liberty County to see a one-to-one program that engages all students. Learn how the technology supports innovation in teaching and learning. Hear from members of the school community and visit classrooms to discover the possibilities that mobile learning provides. Here’s what you can expect during your visit: 
 
• Hear from administrators about the climate shift from direct instruction to active student engagement in project-based learning.
• See iPad in action across the curriculum (classroom observations in different curricular areas and grade levels).
• Observe students using a variety of content creation apps such as Keynote and iMovie as well as iTunes U courses created by teachers.
• Engage with students and teachers during an interactive panel discussion and during classroom walk-throughs. 
• Learn how the Galaxy Program has been transformed by using Apple technology to become recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program.
 
Agenda
8:30 a.m.       Welcome and overview 
9:00 a.m.       Classroom visits 
10:30 a.m.     Panel discussion and Q&A
 
Event details  
Date:                Friday, April 25, 2014   
Time:               8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.   
Place:              Lewis Frasier Middle School  
                         910 Long Frasier Drive
                         Hinesville, GA 31313   
 
Please visit https://edseminars.apple.com/event/1c689-aM1yN for more information and to register.
 
 
 
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