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Cobb County School District
Board of Education Newsletter

 

Shallowford Falls Receives Cobb STEM Certification

Shallowford Falls Elementary School becomes the latest elementary school to achieve Cobb STEM certification. Cobb STEM certification recognizes schools that provide students with STEM-enriched learning opportunities above and beyond the exemplary practices found in all Cobb County schools. Read more


All 16 Cobb County High Schools Achieve AP Honors

The Georgia Department of Education announced the state’s 2017 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools and all 16 Cobb County School District high schools achieved recognition. Read more


Russell Elementary Amateur Radio Club Wins National Competition

Hightower Trail Middle School Students Get Schooled on Future Careers

Chick-fil-A Leader Academy Hosts Career Development Opportunities for McEachern High School Students


Cobb County School District Issues Teacher Contracts Early

The Cobb County School District has sent nearly 7,900 contracts to certified teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, reportedly the earliest for any school system in Georgia history and about a week earlier than the district issued them last year. In addition, for the first time, CCSD is issuing the contracts electronically, which speeds the process and saves an estimated cost savings of $75,000 in time, printing, notarization, and distribution costs. “Issuing contracts this early accomplishes two vital strategic goals,” said John Adams, CCSD Deputy Chief of Human Resources and Operations. “It allows us to hire earlier than any other district to get ‘first crack’ at the best candidates and permits us to further improve teacher morale and school climate by reducing any uncertainty among our great teachers.”


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Cobb County Board of Education
David Chastain, Chair - Scott Sweeney, Vice-Chair
David Banks - David Morgan - Randy Scamihorn - Susan Thayer - Brad Wheeler
Superintendent, Chris Ragsdale

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