Coweta's Professional Learning

Coweta Committed to Student Success

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Welcome to the September edition of our district's professional learning newsletter. In this newsletter, you will find quick instructional tips as well as pertinent information regarding upcoming professional learning opportunities.


In Coweta County School District, we believe as a learning community, we must continuously improve. Thank you for being a part of our learning community and being committed to continuous improvement.

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The Shift from Engaging Students to Empowering Learners
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ELA Content Specialist - Dr. Paula Baker

Math Content Specialist - Mrs. Michelle Clarke

Science Content Specialist - Dr. Donald White

Social Studies Content Specialist - Mr. Phil Sykes

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September 25-27, 2019

A team of Coweta County teachers and leaders will conduct a program effectiveness evaluation visit at Glanton Elementary School. Participants will observe classrooms and review trend data to measure the school's program effectiveness on student achievement to identify school strengths and opportunities for growth.

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You should receive notifications by email this week regarding this online professional learning.


This year, the assigned safety modules will be in two segments.


  • The first segment will be focused on health-related issues and concerns. You will have until mid October to complete this segment.
  • The second segment will come at the end of October.



When you log into SafeSchools, please take a moment to review your profile to make sure your job title and location are correct. When you sign in, if you receive a message that your account is not active, report this information to the email address below.


PLEASE send emails to susie.bott@cowetaschools.net and not through the SafeSchools website. Thank you for your partnership in our focus on safety.

Other Professional Learning Opportunities

September 3, 2019 - 1:00 - 4:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD2

PBIS - SWIS Training


September 5, 2019 - 9:00 - 3:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD2

Media Specialists Training

Follett Destiny professional learning for media specialists


September 5, 2019 - 8:00 - 4:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD1

IEP Training


September 10, 2019 - 8:30 - 3:00pm - Werz Central Office - PLC

EIP Teachers Professional Development


September 11, 2019 - 10:00 - 12:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD1

Title I Principals Meeting


September 13, 2019 - 2:00 - 4:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD1

Speech Specialists Training


September 18, 2019 - 8:00 - 12:00pm - Werz Central Office - PLC

Sub Workshop


September 19, 2019 - 11:30-1:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD1

School Psychologist Training

Psychological Services is sponsoring a Lunch & Learn with Georgia Fruechtenicht who will share community and parent resources that are valuable for our families. Anyone is welcome to bring their lunch and join in.


September 19, 2019 - 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Werz Central Office - SD1

Getting Better Faster - Professional learning for first year teachers

This professional learning session is the first in a series to support teachers in their first year in the teaching profession. The goals include building instructional and management skills while networking and collaborating. Please register here for the first session.


September 24, 2019 - 8:30-3:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD1

Annual State Fall Assessment Conference for School Test Coordinators

School test coordinators will participate in state required annual training for test security and administration in preparation for 2019-2020 state assessments.


September 24, 2019 - 3:00 - 5:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD2

Pre-K Teachers and Paraprofessionals Training


September 25, 2019 - 8:30-12:00pm - Werz Central Office - SD1

Annual State Fall Assessment Conference for Principals

Principals will participate in state required annual training for test security and administration in preparation for 2019-2020 state assessments.

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Scheduling of bus safety events are planned as followed:

Arbor Springs - 9/10/2019

Arnco Sargent - 9/10/2019

Atkinson - 9/19/2019

Brooks - 9/13/2019

Canongate - 9/16/2019

Eastside - 9/12/2019

Elm Street - 9/17/2019

Glanton - 9/12/2019

Jefferson Parkway - 9/20/2019

Moreland - 9/23/2019

Newnan Crossing - 9/9/2019

Northside - 9/23/2019

Poplar Road - 9/18/2019

Ruth Hill 9/24/2019

Thomas Crossroads - 9/19/2019

Welch - 9/11/2019

Western - 9/24/2019

White Oak - 9/25/2019

Willis Road - 9/6/2019


Contact Sherry Stone at sherry.stone@cowetaschools.net with questions.

770-254-2820