Many concerns are coming in from teachers who are being questioned and
their programs scrutinized in response to budget cuts, travel funds,
and FFA activities.
Calm, effective, straight forward communication is always a good response.
Attached is a POW Travel Schedule Communication piece for you to
download, edit with your specific activities and provide a copy for
The POW Travel Schedule identifies the POW standard that requires to
you travel outside the local community.
It is an effective reminder to administrators that you, them, and your
superintendent signed a contract and the to receive extended day/year funds
there are standards which you have agreed to perform.
Attached you will find an Area I and an Area II document.
Download the document for your area.
Review and delete the activities which you will not participate in.
Add in your Community Service project activities and other local
events that require travel.
Submit to your local administration, attached to your travel request,
use as a handout in a meeting to explain your program to new or
As always continual public relations of what you are doing, your
students success stories and your involvement in the community should
be your touchstone.
Administration want and will support programs that uplift, showcase,
and bring positive community awareness to their school.
Top of this day to you, tlh
Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-542-3679 / 706-540-0032
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