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Columbia County students show off tech projects, make connections with local businesses

...competitions and fields trips. Currently, only nine schools in Georgia are fully STEM-certified.Columbia County Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney said STEM certification not only helps build a school's standing in its community but also prepares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/columbia-county-students-s
Grovetown High educator Kim Buchanan selected as Columbia County Teacher of the Year

...said.Buchanan was among five finalists from across the county selected by a panel of outside judges, said Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney. The final selection was made after the judges observed the finalists in their classrooms and interviewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-09/grovetown-high-educator-k
SAT scores for Richmond, Columbia County released

...484 in writing. Each segment of the test is now worth 800 points, for a total of 2,400 possible points.Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney said the increase in scoring was partly tied to common core curriculum standards and Advanced Placement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-07/sat-scores-richmond-colum
Columbia County schools hit record enrollment

...high enrollment and is projected to keep growing as more students filter in through Labor Day, according to Associate Superintendent Jeff Carney.Enrollment reached 25,201 students on Tuesday ? about 600 more than what the system started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-12/columbia-county-schools-r
Winter storm paralyzes cities across Southeast

...buses stuck on roadways in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday, though the scope wasn't yet clear. Steve Smith, associate superintendent with Atlanta Public Schools, told WSB-TV that two students from the district remained on one bus.DeKalb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-29/winter-storm-paralyzes-cities
Georgia faces tight deadline for new student tests

...reason why I am running."When asked why the state wasn't further along in the process, Melissa Fincher, associate superintendent for assessment accountability, said her budget only covers the administration of this year's tests and there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-17/georgia-faces-tight-deadl
Students get diplomas at Columbia County's first winter graduation

...up the hard work it took for them to finish high school."Once you get that diploma, it's not over," Associate Superintendent Dr. Jeff Carney said. "It's just the beginning."We don't want you to stop today. We want you to keep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-12-19/students-get-diplomas-col
Georgia urges schools to get carbon monoxide detectors

...said.There are now plans to install carbon monoxide detectors across the district in Atlanta Public Schools, Associate Superintendent Steve Smith said at a news conference this week. Stephen Alford, district spokesman, said the devices will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-12-07/georgia-urges-schools-get
Augusta YDC names new principal

...professional history with the Department of Juvenile Justice and has done an excellent job for DJJ," Niles said. "Associate Superintendent (Audrey) Armistad and I are very pleased with the selection of Dr. Yancy for this high-profile education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-10/augusta-ydc-names-new-
Carney returning to Columbia County school administration

...Columbia County as an associate superintendent from 2010 to 2011, will return next year as associate superintendent.Carraway currently is...a contract, "but the associate superintendent (pay) scale tops out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-01/carney-returning-columbi