Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.
For TPRP Registrants who were unable to attend due to rescheduling.
Georgia Teacher/Provider Retention Program (GA-TPRP) is designed to support the Georgia Department of Education in their efforts to improve the retention of new special education teachers through the development and implementation of high-quality mentoring and induction programs. In collaboration with the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders (GTL) and Kennesaw State University (KSU), GLRS will provide:
professional development sessions addressing high-leverage practices and Individualized Education Program development and implementation;
facilitation of sessions in the Mixed Reality Simulation (MRS) AVATAR Lab, a state-of-the-art technology experience that creates an immersive, mixed-reality environment for participants to practice and master skills;
ongoing coaching and mentoring, which includes immediate performance feedback in the lab and follow-up sessions to promote generalization/real-world application.
Additional session dates:
July 13, July 14 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM
August 10 and August 11 - 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Registration open through 7/12/2022 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Amanda Major joined Coastal GLRS as Program Specialist in July 2021. She holds a bachelor's degree from Georgia State University, a master's degree from Armstrong State University, and a specialist's degree from the University of West Georgia. In addition to teacher certification, Amanda is endorsed as a Teacher Support Specialist (TSS) and in Educational Leadership (as of July 2021). Amanda has 14 years of experience working in the field of special education, with experience as an interrelated special education teacher, an autism teacher, and an autism interventionist supporting teachers of students with ASD across settings. Amanda was recognized by GLRS as Special Education Teacher of the Year for Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools in 2012. She has presented at several state and local conferences and provided countless district-level trainings on best practices in special education.
Online Meeting information will be emailed to registered participants.