Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Wednesday night at Inman Middle School, the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools will recognize the Grady cluster teachers who received CINS’ grant funding this year.
Please join the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools (CINS) at its annual Schools Showcase where it will recognize the Grady cluster teachers who received CINS’ grant funding this year. The showcase will take place on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Inman Middle School, located at 774 Virginia Avenue. There will be presentations from some of the teachers who received grant funding on how they used their grant funds to impact student education and growth in their classrooms. This is the 29th year that CINS has awarded grant funds to teachers serving the Grady Cluster. This is always a very uplifting meeting that includes lots of student participation. CINS has awarded more than $75,000 in grants since the program was founded in…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
School news to use includes information on group that advocates for the Grady schools cluster hosting “APS’ Human Resources – Hiring, Staffing, Leveling and Professional Development” discussion at Springdale Park Elementary School.
The Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools (CINS), the Atlanta nonprofit that advocates for the Grady schools cluster, will hold its on Wednesday at Springdale Park Elementary School. The program - “APS’ Human Resources – Hiring, Staffing, Leveling and Professional Development” - is scheduled to begin at noon. Join CINS as APS provides an update on what changes have been made in the Human Resources Division and how these changes will impact and improve the delivery of human resource services to Grady cluster schools. Hear answers to questions such as: "How are schools staffed with teachers, principals and substitute teachers? What is leveling and when does it come into play? What is the Balanced Scorecard? How far has APS progressed …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Five events of note happening this week in Midtown Patch.
MON - Dec. 10: The Atlanta Public Schools' Board of Education is holding a special legislative meeting at 3 p.m. at 130 Trinity Ave. Board members will consider and could vote on a contract extention for APS Superintendent Erroll B. Davis Jr. Davis came in as superintendent to restore faith and order in the district following the discovery of a massive cheating scandal under Beverly Hall, the former superintendent. But Davis is not without his critics. One Buckhead parent has created a petition that asks the board to find an alternative to Davis. TUE - Dec. 11: For a 24-hour period beginning Tuesday at midnight, 16th Street between Peachtree Street and Arts Center Way will be closed for the filming of scenes for a television series. Buses …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
CINS' community meeting on Wednesday will feature discussions focused on the state's common core performance standards and how they will impact teaching and learning in APS classrooms.
The Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools (CINS), the Atlanta nonprofit that advocates for the Grady schools cluster, has a calendar full of important dates these final weeks of 2012 including Wednesday's monthly community meeting. CINS’ community meetings are always free and open to the public. Please feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch and come and join others who are interested in the success of the Grady cluster. To become a member or add your name to the CINS’ eblast list, click here. CINS’ will hold its November community meeting on Wednesday at Lin Elementary School, located at 586 Candler Park Drive. The 8:30 a.m. meeting will focus on: “Implementation of the Georgia Common Core Performance Standards & State …
Friday, October 19, 2012
A roundup of Midtown school news including the Grady High Jesters Debate Team winning some tournament first place trophies.
Friday, October 19, 2012
The Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools, the Atlanta nonprofit that advocates for the Grady schools cluster, hosts its annual Town Hall Meeting with the Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at Inman Middle School, 774 Virginia Ave. NE. This is the annual opportunity for parents from the communities that comprise the Grady High School cluster of schools — including Inman Park, Candler Park, Lake Claire Old Fourth Ward, Virginia-Highland and Morningside — to ask questions of Supt. Erroll B. Davis Jr. Davis will introduce key members of his team, update the community on what's happening with the district and answer questions from the audience as well as queries that have been submitted to CINS over the last two …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Martin talks redistricting, quality of education and more.