For those of you in your beginning years of teaching or student teaching please make plans to attend the new teacher workshop that will be held, Tuesday January 21, 2020, before Mid-Winter conference.  The workshop agenda, time, and location can be found below. 

For those of you that also attended the Beginning Teacher Workshop in August, you will receive 1 PLU for attending both workshops.  This will meet the requirement for 1 yearly PLU that is required with your program of work.    

Please respond to this email and let me know you will be attending by Friday, Jan 17th.  
If you have other items that you think need to be covered at the workshop please email me so we can work them into the schedule.  

Winter Beginning Teacher Workshop


Tuesday, January 21, 2020

(before GVATA Mid-Winter Conference)



Wilkinson Dining Hall / Upstairs Classroom 

Covington, GA


10:00AM – 2:30 PM






This workshop is designed to help teachers in their first few years of teaching fill out successful student leadership applications.




10:00               Welcome                                                    Chris Corzine       

10:05              Meeting Extended Day/ Year Standards    Ricky Wheeler        


10:30            Middle School Record Books                    Melissa Riley 


11:00              National FFA Week Observation                 Ricky Wheeler 


11:30              State FFA Degrees                                      Barry Norris 

12:00               Lunch provided by GVATA


1:00              Proficiency Applications                             Kevin Jump


2:00                 National Chapter Applications                     Barry Norris 


2:30                 Adjourn

Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071