"Excellence in Educational Support"


School Improvement Specialist

Brett James

 The North Georgia RESA School Improvement Department supports improved school effectiveness and student achievement in schools within the Cherokee, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens, and Whitfield County school systems.  School Improvement services include analysis of school effectiveness, data analysis, school improvement planning, and assistance with identified needs in consultation and training.  Our department coordinates RESA services with the Georgia Department of Education in providing information, training, and assistance necessary for compliance with state and federal regulations. 

North Georgia RESA assists individual schools and school systems in planning for school improvement.  A school improvement consultant can meet on a regular basis with administrators and leadership teams to support and facilitate planning for school improvement.

 Sample support opportunities provided by RESA School Improvement Specialists include:

  • CCRPI Regulations
  • (Consortia) Professional Learning Communities for:
    • Elementary School Principals
    • Middle School Principals
    • High School Principals
    • Counselors
    • Media Specialists
    • Academic Coaches
  • Curriculum Mapping
  • Data Analysis and Assessment
  • DOE Support
  • Engaging Students in Accountability
  • Georgia District Assessment on Performance Standards (G-DAPS)
  • Georgia Milestones
  • Georgia School Standards (GSS)
  • Georgia School Assessment on Performance Stadards (G-SAPS)
  • Georgia Standards of Excellence
  • School Improvement Planning
  • Student Subgroup Support
  • Technical Assistance for Grant Application
  • Title I
  • Using Data to Improve Instruction
  • Focus and Alert School Support
  • Indistar

Other services provided are based on individual system and school improvement plans and needs.

Consolidated Dates

Click HERE for the consolidated RESA System Calendar. This Calendar includes important dates for NGRESA and member systems. It includes holidays, breaks, planning days, and other dates.

System dates were accurate at the time of creation but are subject to change. Please consult each system's official calendar for the most up to date information.


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Hours of Operation

 Monday - Friday
 8AM - 4:30PM
 We are closed for all major holidays.
 In the event of inclement weather we
 will follow Gilmer County Schools.

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 ID #438402
 Approval Date 8/9/2011

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