Kickoff conference for Character Through The Arts
Character Through The Arts (CTTA) is a four−year‚ $1.7 million grant partnership funded…
Georgia (May 8, 2003) — Kickoff conference for Character Through The Arts
Character Through The Arts (CTTA) is a four−year‚ $1.7 million grant partnership funded
through the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Education Partnerships
in Character Education Programs.
Friday‚ May 9‚ noon−6 p.m. (student performances 2:15 p.m.−3:30 p.m.)
Saturday‚ May 10‚ 8:30 a.m.−4p.m.
Timber Ridge Conference Center‚ Mableton
CTTA is an innovative approach to school reform that integrates character education‚ the arts and rigorous‚ standards−based academic instruction to maximize the character growth of students and improve their academic performance.
The following schools were chosen to participate in CTTA following a comprehensive application process that included rankings by two committees:
Centennial Elementary School‚ Gainesville
Gadsden Elementary School‚ Savannah
Gainesville High School‚ Gainesville
Gainesville Middle School‚ Gainesville
Harmony Leland Elementary School‚ Mableton
Jasper Elementary School‚ Jasper
New Manchester Elementary School‚ Douglasville
Valwood Middle School‚ Valdosta
Project partners include Pioneer RESA (Regional Educational Services Agency)‚ the Grammy Foundation's Leonard Bernstein Center for Learning and Kennesaw State University's RTM Center for Leadership‚ Ethics & Character.
Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 15‚600 from 118 countries. The fifth largest out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.