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Georgia joins national teacher preparation initiative

ATLANTA - Georgia will join a national initiative to better prepare teachers in certain in-demand subject areas, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/georgia-joins-national-teacher-prep
Conference inspiring

...the institutions that guarantees America's greatness and assists in fulfilling individual American dreams for this and every future generation!Andy BaumgartnerAugusta (The writer is a former state and national Teacher of the Year.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-01/conference-inspiring
Insider: 'Golf Fix' host talks time at course

...including a stint as an assistant pro at Augusta National Golf Club from 1990-92. In 2012, he was selected PGA National Teacher of the Year. He returned to Augusta on Sunday to serve as an on-course commentator for the Drive, Chip and Putt...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/insider-golf-fix-host-talks-time-course
Eunice Jones

...was President of the Country Hills Garden Club of Georgia, a national accredited flower show judge, member of the National Teachers Association and DAR. She also served as Treasurer of the South Carolina DAR for 8 years. Family members include...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169670376
Many gun proposals for Ga. legislative session, but governor and GOP leaders tread gently

...typically are armed. The state Department of Education does not track how many local schools have armed guards.National teachers' unions have spoken out against any proposals that would make it easier for anyone other than sworn officers to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-26/many-gun-proposals-ga-le
Across the region

...million less in general taxpayer funds on public schools. That's after budget writers cut $19 million from a national teacher certification program and nearly $4 million from physical education programs. But they also added $25 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-16/across-region
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Teacher in running for state honor

...be named at a May 15 banquet at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. The state winner will then be entered into the National Teacher of the Year competition. Teacher of the Year winners travel throughout their states serving as teaching ambassadors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/10/met_510834.shtml
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Education briefs

...The event will feature a chance for educators to talk with Michael Geisen, an Oregon science teacher named 2008 National Teacher of the Year. It also will focus on raising student performance in a time when a one-size-fits-all approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/20/met_462801.shtml
Metro
Anderson educator receives top award

...years. She wins $25,000 and the use of a 2007 BMW Z-4 roadster for one year. She also goes on to compete for National Teacher of the Year and will spend a year working across the state to retain teachers and make them better in the classroom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/met_196556.shtml
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Inductee follows uncle all the way to Hall

...Opens, along with the PGA Championship - Former head pro at Oak Hill and Cherokee Golf and Country Club - Was PGA national teacher of the year in 1995. Has been ranked as the No. 1 teacher in Georgia by Golf Digest from 2000-present - Instructor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/13/gol_180278.shtml
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