GENERATE Grant Program
Georgia Educators Networking to Revolutionize and Transform Education
GENERATE also provides induction support to prepare and retain
teachers who are ready to address the needs of all children in partner school districts and prepare these future educators with the knowledge and skills they need to provide an education that creates healthy development of students.
Goals of the GENERATE grant program include:
- Increase and diversify the number of highly-qualified educators in high-needs content areas within partnering schools and districts.
- Establish a mentoring and induction program that empowers educators and leaders to effectively use research-based instructional strategies to contribute to P-12 student-learning growth.
- Provide a cultural exchange initiative for Exploring Teaching as a Career candidates to prepare them to work with peers, families, students, and administrators of diverse backgrounds between two or more diverse institutions.
- Implement a professional development series that aligns with the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Computer Science Assessment and prepare residents to teach Introduction to Cybersecurity.
It is projected that teachers who participate in the GENERATE grant program will impact more than 92,000 students within five years.
- Mercer University’s College of Education
- Bibb County School District
- Clayton County Public Schools
- Dublin City Schools
- Pike County Schools
- Twiggs County Public Schools
- Dalton State College
Tuition and fees will be paid for through the grant, and participants will earn a Computer Science endorsement through the program. Annual summits will be held for participants to reunite with their cohorts and discuss their experiences and achievements.