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Teacher Workshop

Teacher Workshop

Middle school teachers gather at a workshop sponsored by the Georgia Council on Economic Education. Each year the council provides more than 100 workshops to help teachers develop strategies for teaching economics in their classrooms.

Courtesy of Georgia Council on Economic Education

Mills B. Lane

Mills B. Lane

Mills B. Lane, chief executive officer of the Citizens and Southern National Bank, founded the Georgia Council on Economic Education in 1972. The council exists to support economic education in the state's elementary and secondary schools.

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Atkinson Hall

Atkinson Hall

The Center for Economic Education, housed in Atkinson Hall at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, supports economics teachers in the community by assisting with curriculum development and providing instructional materials. It is one of twelve such centers located on university campuses throughout the state.

Courtesy of Georgia Council on Economic Education

Frederic Ozanam

Frederic Ozanam

At the age of nineteen, Frederic Ozanam organized the Conference of Charity in Paris, France, to provide assistance to the poor of the city. He chose the sixteenth-century cleric St. Vincent de Paul as patron of the organization, which later adopted its current name, the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

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St. Vincent de Paul Society

St. Vincent de Paul Society

A volunteer tutor with the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Atlanta works with a student. The Catholic organization provides a variety of services, including financial assistance, English instruction, food vouchers, and automobiles, to low-income individuals and families across north Georgia.

Courtesy of St. Vincent de Paul Atlanta Council

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement volunteers inspire children to learn the economics of life through free enterprise education. This year, Junior Achievement of Georgia will reach more than 84,000 students statewide.

Courtesy of Junior Achievement

High School Media Project

High School Media Project

Teachers at Rome High School confer with students about their project for a National History Day in Georgia state contest, sponsored by Georgia Humanities. Georgia Humanities works closely with educators in the humanities around the state by hosting teacher workshops and providing resource materials.

Courtesy of Georgia Humanities.

Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka

The poet Amiri Baraka reads at the 1996 National Black Arts Festival, which was sponsored in part by the Georgia Humanities Council. The council provides funds for and conducts programs that bring Georgians together to explore and discuss their cultural traditions.

Courtesy of Georgia Humanities.

Sonny Perdue and Jamil Zainaldin

Sonny Perdue and Jamil Zainaldin

Jamil Zainaldin, the president of Georgia Humanities, speaks with Sonny Perdue, the governor of Georgia, and Mary Perdue, the governor's wife. Perdue served as governor from 2003 to 2011.

Courtesy of Georgia Humanities.

Georgia Research Alliance

Georgia Research Alliance

An expert in animal cloning, Steven Stice is a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar at the University of Georgia. The alliance and its university partners work to find those areas of research and development that have the greatest potential for building a technology-rich economy for Georgia.

Courtesy of University of Georgia Photographic Services

Georgia Research Alliance

Georgia Research Alliance

The Caterpillar company's Hydraulic Hammer is an example of a successful collaborative effort between a Georgia business and a Technology Transfer program of the Georgia Research Alliance.

Image from Virgina Department of Transportation

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Lockheed Martin Employees

Lockheed Martin Employees

Workers at the Lockheed Martin plant in Marietta, pictured in 2003, paint a Lockheed C-130J. In 2000 the Intellectual Capital Partnership Program (or ICAPP), a program of the University System of Georgia, partnered with the plant to train eighty new Lockheed employees at Southern Polytechnic State University (later Kennesaw State University).