Upcoming Events

8/11/2014 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Education Division Meeting/RESA Breakfast

8/15/2014 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Support for New Principals

8/22/2014 9:00AM - 11:00AM
TLE Platform Training

8/25/2014
School Climate and the CCRPI

8/27/2014 8:30AM - 8/29/2014 4:00PM
TKES Training

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

Webmail

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.

TKES/LKES Training - August & September 2014 PDF Print E-mail

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

This training is appropriate for school or district leaders who evaluate and/or mentor teachers or leaders.  It is also appropriate for assistant principals who are evaluated by Leader Keys.  All evaluators of teachers and all evaluators of leaders are required to be credentialed in TKES and LKES, respectively.  Attendance at all days of training is requried for persons to take the credentialing assessment for that course.  Passing the credentialing assessment is required to be an evaluator in the state of GA.  

Dates and Locations:

August 27, 28, & 29, 2014 - Teacher Keys Effectiveness System Training (TKES) - Eli Whitney Professional Learning Complex, Room 14, 2 Laura Street, Savannah, GA

September 4 & 5, 2014 - Leader Keys Effectivenss System Training (LKES) - Eli Whitney Professional Learning Complex, Room 14, 2 Laura Street, Savannah, GA

Times for all sessions:  Registration begins at 8:00 am; sessions are 8:30 am -4:00 pm 

Maximum number of participants:  24 

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

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

Please note:  Participants will need an account on the TLE Electronic Platform.  If you have an active account, you will need your username and password.  If you are new to your position or have changed locations, contact the SuperUser in your district to create an account or to make necessay changes.  Usernames for these accounts include the participant's certification number and the three-digit code for the district.  

If you have questions about the training, please contact Lois Landy at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; if you have questions concerning registration, 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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!! 

 
Literacy Design Collaborative PDF Print E-mail

Course Description:  This training opportunity will offer support to ELA, science, social studies, and CTAE teachers in the integration of powerful literacy instruction with their existing content curriculum.  Teachers will work collaboratively to plan and create Common Core aligned teaching materials as they develop LDC modules and mini tasks.  They will also gain access to an online electronic platform for designing instruction, which will provide exemplary modules, teacher-created mini-tasks, and other resources such as student examplars, scoring rubrics and teacher videos.

Course Content:  LDC has been developed by nationally recognized literacy experts and informed by teacher-practitioners.  Research conducted by Research for Action (RFA) has confirmed preliminary findings:  that LDC leads to teacher instructional shifts and improved student outcomes.  

Day 1:  Overview of LDC/Content vs Literacy Standards/Teaching Tasks/Module Examiniation/Skill Development Ladder/Text Selection

Day 2:  Continue Skill Ladder Development/Create Module/Examine Rubrics/Practice Scoring Papers

Day 3:  Collaborative Scoring of Student Work/Sharing Experiences from Teaching Modules/Revising Modules

Please note:  Participants are required to attend all three sessions

Target Audience:  Teachers in grades 3-12; ELA, Science, Social Studies, Science and CTAE

Maximum Class Size:  25 participants

Dates of Sessions:  Session I - September 10, 2014; Session II - October 22, 2014; Session III - December 3, 2014

Location of sessions:  Risley Annex, 2900 Albany Street, Brunswick, GA

Time for sessions:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration Deadline:  Friday, August 29, 2014

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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!!

 
Support for New Principals PDF Print E-mail

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission invites new and newer principals to attend two full-day workshops.  These workshops are intended to help create a support link among principals and provide other opportunities for growth.  The framework for the program is research-based.  The focus will be on TKES and LKES.  The Wallace Foundations's Five Practices of Effective School Leaders serves as a research foundation to the work.  There will be practical applications of the principalship in "how to" formats.  Finally, the sessions will be interactive, designed to develop working cohorts of principals in the RESA area  The sessions will guide prinicpals to develop an ongoing professional learning network among their colleagues.

PSC Facilitator:  Dr. Mark Wilson

Dates of sessions:  August 15, 2014 - First District RESA, Brooklet AND December 15, 2014 - Liberty County Board of Education, 200 Bradwell Street, Hinesville

Time of both sessions:  8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Lunch is on your own.

PARTICIPANTS SHOULD ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS.  There is no cost to attend.  

Deadline for registration:  August 8, 2014

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.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!!

 

 
Summer Hours 2014 PDF Print E-mail

FDRESA OFFICE

from June 2nd through August 1st:
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Monday through Thursday

 

FDRESA PURCHASING DIVISION & WAREHOUSE

from June 2nd through August 1st:
6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Monday through Thursday

 

FDRESA will be closed for the holidays on July 3rd and 4th.

Beginning Monday, August 4th, FDRESA will return to its normal schedule.
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Monday through Friday

 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 Next > End >>

JPAGE_CURRENT_OF_TOTAL
?>?>