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.

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.


TKES/LKES Regional Feedback and Support Sessions PDF Print E-mail

Teachers, building leaders, and district leaders are invited to attend Regional Feedback/Support Sessions that will be held at First District RESA and presented by GADOE staff.  There will be two separate sessions to share open and honest feedback on the implementation and processes used with TKES/LKES.  Each session is for a designated target audience.  TLE Division from GADOE will be there to listen to your thoughts and ideas. 

Please see below for the dates and times for the two sessions scheduled for the First District RESA area.  

May 7, 2015
First District RESA 
9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Feedback
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Support
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Feedback
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Support



STEM Certification PDF Print E-mail

Dr. Gilda Lyon, STEM Coordinator at the DOE, will present a session on STEM Certification on May 21, 2015.  This session focuses on the Georgia Department of Education's STEM Certification rubrics and how your school can begin the process of STEM certification.  Principals or designees of the principals are invited to attend.  The session will be held at First District RESA, 201 West Lee Street, Brooklet, GA from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m.

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. or 912-842-5000.


K-12 Poems & Question Sets for National Poetry Month PDF Print E-mail

April is National Poetry Month. Inspire a love of poetry and improve your students' reading comprehension with our collection of poems at different levels for K - 12th grade. 

K - 12 Poems & Question Sets for National Poetry Month

Each poem, or pair of poems, comes with an evidence-based question set that can help move your students to comprehension. Like all ReadWorks curriculum, they are based on the highest-quality research on reading comprehension.

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