High Schools That Work Conference Recognizes Good Work in Education

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School districts, school principals and state agencies in Georgia, Kentucky, West Virginia and other states were recognized at the 30th Annual High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, for their efforts to transform education locally, including implementing the instructional strategies of the Literacy Design Collaborative, the Mathematics Design Collaborative and SREB’s Advanced Career STEM-based curricula; transforming career and technical education programs; and ensuring their students are college and career ready. 

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Gwinnett County Public Schools, Georgia
Using Career-Themed Academies to Transform Large High Schools Award
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Ohio Department of Education, Ohio
Outstanding State Participation in Advanced Career Award
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West Virginia Department of Education, West Virginia
Exceptional Transformation of CTE Centers — Statewide Award
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Elkhart Area Career Center, Indiana
Outstanding CTE Center Award
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Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky
Exceptional Transformation of Urban Middle Grades Schools Award
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Camdenton R-III School District, Missouri
Transforming Teaching and Learning in a Rural District Award
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The Southern Regional Education Board works with states to improve public education at every level, from early childhood through doctoral education. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in Atlanta, SREB was created in 1948 by Southern governors and legislatures to advance education and improve the social and economic life of the region. SREB member states are Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.