February 2019 GNPEC Newsletter

February 4, 2019

As of January 28, 2019, Minimum Standard 8 and the GNPEC Financial Statement and Instructions have been revised.

Minimum Standard 8- Financial Resources (New content is highlighted in red; removed content is indicated by a strikethrough line.)

Please see related file below titled "M.S. 8 Changes, Mark Up".

GNPEC Financial Statement and Instructions

The GNPEC Financial Statement has been updated to an Excel format. Content has been refined and is self-calculating.  This new Financial Statement is now available in the EDvera application portal and is required to be completed in its entirety by all authorized and applicant institutions.  Instructions have been revised; please pay close attention to the new instructions for how Parts I and II should be completed.  Please see related files below titled GNPEC Financial Statement and GNPEC Financial Statement Instructions.

GNPEC Financial Informational Session

An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1pm at the GNPEC office located in Tucker, GA.  The purpose of this meeting is to inform institutional representatives of these new authorization-related financial changes and provide an opportunity to have your questions answered.

Please RSVP to Adam Hawk at adamh@gnpec.ga.gov by February 22. Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible.

Any application with a due date of March 1, 2019 or later must use the new GNPEC Financial Statement. Please contact your Regulatory Specialist with any specific questions.

Additionally, please be reminded that you must update the GNPEC URL (www.gnpec.georgia.gov) in all references to your institutions’ complaint policies.

 

New GNPEC Executive Director Appointment

Kirk Shook is a Georgia educator with over a decade of experience in the classroom. In 2014, he was chosen by the State Board of Education to work on the Statewide Social Studies Resource Committee, and in 2015 as a member of the Working Committee that revised the state academic standards in Economics. Shook was one of three finalists for Georgia Economics Teacher of the Year in 2016. Kirk and his wife Miriam live in Athens with their dogs, Lucy and Libby.

"To enhance educational outcomes for Georgia students, we need to empower experienced educators and put students first," said Governor Kemp. "I know Kirk will put his knowledge and passion to work for our state's most treasured asset - our children."

Source: https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2019-02-01/gov-kemp-announces-new-appointments-gbi-gohs-gnpec-0