Partnering with K-12 education in the Atlanta region
While teacher preparation lies at the heart of the relationship between higher education and public schools, colleges and universities offer a variety of outreach programs and services that help advance academic achievement among Georgia public school students. This directory describes over 280 such programs and services provided by Atlanta-area colleges and universities. It is a tool intended to facilitate further cooperation between educators at all levels.
Information found in this directory is based on a survey conducted by the Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education (ARCHE) of its 21 member colleges and universities, a listing of which is found on the back cover. While these institutions have their main campuses in the Atlanta region, the scope of their activities encompasses the State of Georgia.
ARCHE member institutions reach out to K-12 education in a number of ways. We’ve categorized them as follows:
Alternative teacher prep
Math and science
Performing & studio arts
Reading / literature & literacy
Special education for disabled students
Technology in the classroom
Technology training for teachers
Tutoring / mentoring
Other area initiatives