Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Savannah-Chatham Recognized with GSBA Leading Edge Award for 2022

Published on: 11/16/2022

SCCPSS has been named one of the recipients of the GSBA Leading Edge Award for 2022. The District will be honored at the Annual Conference on Friday, December 2 in Atlanta.

This unique achievement recognizes the innovative design and implementation of projects and programs by school systems that are having a significant and positive impact on students. Those recognized are seen as leading the way in student achievement and engagement, ensuring students are competitive in an ever-changing global market.

Applicants select one of the 9 components of the Georgia Vision for Public Education that aligns to their innovative practice.  Those 9 components are:

1.    Continuous Improvement

2.    Communication

3.    Early Learning & Student Success

4.    Teaching & Learning

5.    Teaching & Learning Resources

6.    Human & Organizational Capital

7.    Governance, Leadership & Accountability

8.    Culture, Climate & Organizational Efficacy

9.    Financial Resources

The SCCPSS application focused on the District's early childhood education efforts, including the newly opened Little Acorn Academy at Gould Elementary School. This marks the fourth year of the Leading Edge Award.  SCCPSS won the inaugural Leading Edge award in 2019 for our efforts with early learning at Formey and Oatland and for our partnership with Curtis V. Cooper on mobile health care services to school.

​Throughout the year, Leading Edge Award recipients may be asked to present on their recognized program at GSBA trainings and events.

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