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About the Partnership

Founded in 1992 by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Economic Developers Association, the Partnership consists of business, education, community and government leaders who share a vision of improved education in our state.

Mission Statement – Inform and influence Georgia leaders through research and non-partisan advocacy to impact education policies and practices for the improvement of student achievement.

About Our Logo – The star is actually five open books representing “Excellence in Education.”

The organization is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit working tirelessly to be Georgia’s foremost change agent in K-12 public education.  The Georgia Partnership often takes lead roles in efforts to shape policy and reform education but gladly partners with other groups or organizations taking lead roles in a variety of efforts.

Here is a snapshot of our work: The Power of the Georgia Partnership – 2017.

National Advocacy Organization of the Year
Data Quality Campaign bestows honor

The Data Quality Campaign, a Washington, D.C.-based national, nonprofit organization leading the effort to bring every part of the education community together to empower educators, parents, and policymakers with quality information to make decisions that ensure students achieve their best, named the Georgia Partnership its 2015 “Flashlight Award” winner for “its outstanding work in promoting and protecting effective data use in the service of students.”  Details.

The Georgia Partnership is gratified by the results of its latest Stakeholder Survey that found the organization has shown continuous improvement over the past five years:  Trends in Key Performance Indicators – 2010 – 2015.  Check the “Impact” video of Dr. Beheruz Sethna, Partnership Board member and President Emeritus and Regents’ Professor, University of West Georgia, as he analyzes the results of the survey.

Stakeholders’ Update 2015

The Georgia Partnership’s last formal annual report was published in 2014.  Stakeholders’ Updates now serve the annual report purpose.

Annual Report 2014 – Being Bold

Annual Report 2013 – Collective Impact 

Annual Report 2012 – Impact

Annual Report 2011 – Constant Vision, Constant Action

Annual Report 2010 – A Year of Excellence. A Year of Making a Difference.

Annual Report 2009 – Staying Focused, Moving Forward

Making a Difference Since 1992