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Teach On Project Expands to Include Marietta City Schools!

Wednesday, July 9, 2020

TOP recently expanded its partnership districts to include Marietta City Schools. Beginning in 2005, TOP originally partnered with Atlanta Public Schools, adding Fulton County Schools in 2014 and Cobb, Gwinnett and DeKalb County Schools in 2015. Marietta City Schools is the sixth partner district for the Teach On Project.

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2020-2023 Strategic Plan

June, 2020

Read our strategic plan to learn more about TOP's progress and our ambitious plans for our expansion and growth.

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Congrats on Another Wonderful Year!

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

We did it.  We all did it.  As May winds down, we wanted to thank all of the teachers, parents, administrators and students for another amazing year of educating across Atlanta.

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Still Here for Teachers

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Just because school isn’t happening in schools doesn’t mean educators aren’t educating. Every day, exceptional Atlanta-area educators are going above and beyond to help their students from afar. Now, more than ever, these educators deserve to be recognized for their effort and contributions.

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2019 Annual Report

January, 2020

Read our annual report to learn more about TOP's progress and the exceptional public school teachers and leaders as they drive improvement and change.


So Much to Celebrate!

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Great teachers, great students and a wonderful new school year.  Join us in welcoming the 2019 Teach On Project Cohort of grantees!

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It's US! Just with a New Name! 

Monday, June 24, 2019

Today marks a brand new start for this great organization: AFAEE is now the Teach On Project!


The Best Kept Secret

Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Winners’ Circle is the heartbeat of our organization. From them we have learned that when you support excellent educators, excellence multiplies. 

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2018 Annual Report

January, 2019

Read our annual report to learn more about AFAEE's progress and the exceptional public school teachers and leaders as they drive improvement and change.


Be Part of Something Great

Monday, October 1, 2018

The AFAEE is hosting the Elevating and Celebrating Excellent Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) Atlanta conference this December for 500 outstanding Metro Atlanta teachers and leaders, and we need your help to reach our goal!


The Best Time of Year

Monday, September 17, 2018

AFAEE is continues it’s 14th year searching for the 2019 cohort of AFAEE winners. The teachers and leaders that earn our prestigious award impact generations of students with their gifts and talents, year after year. 

Summer Updates

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Read our June newsletter which welcomes our 2018 cohort of winners, shares a bit about the awards ceremony, and includes information about upcoming events.

Springing Forward

Monday, April 9, 2018

Read a first quarter update from our Executive Director and learn about the ongoing engagement  and collaboration from our winners. Oh, and Surprise Days! (Shhhh...)

2017 Annual Report

January, 2018

Read our annual report to learn more about AFAEE's progress and the exceptional public school teachers and leaders as they drive improvement and change.

Dear Self, Be Grateful

November 17, 2017

There's much to be grateful for at AFAEE: another successful Winners' Circle summit in the books, ongoing collaboration with our partner districts, projects thriving under the guidance of our superstar teachers, and so much more. 

What's New with AFAEE?

September 15, 2017

Incoming Executive Director Kori Smith shares about her early educational heroes and how their impact on her life motivates her to better the experiences of students today. She's honored to have this opportunity to continue to contribute with AFAEE.

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