Education Pathways & Partnerships SIG Meeting with Dr. Dana Rickman

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Thursday, April 1, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
440 Seats Remaining
* Registration open until 3/31/21 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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The Education Pathways & Partnerships SIG is hosting Dr. Dana Rickman as a speaker on this Zoom call.

Dana is the fourth president of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, having previously served in positions of vice president and research and policy director. She joined the organization in July 2011 after serving as the Director of Research and Policy at the Annie E. Casey Foundation – Atlanta Civic Site. She has also worked for more than 10 years at Georgia State University conducting research on education programs within Georgia. She holds a PhD from Georgia State University in Political Science and a BA from Mary Washington College. She has authored multiple articles in peer reviewed journals and book chapters related to education policy and is the primary author of the Georgia Partnership’s annual Top Ten Issues to Watch report.

Registration is free, required, and only open to GEDA members.

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April 1
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Program

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Matt Colvin
Matt Colvin
Director of Economic Development The University of Georgia (706)340-9787
Regular Member