Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Leadership Opportunity Available for High School Students

Superintendent Cox Seeks Student Advisors

Georgia High School Students are invited to apply for a state level leadership opportunity. State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2008-2009 Student Advisory Council.

The members of the Student Advisory Council meet four times during the school year with Superintendent Cox to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout Georgia. Members are advisors and act as liaisons between the Department of Education and the students of Georgia.

All students in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. Meeting dates are:
October 20, 2008
December 8, 2008
February 9, 2009
April 13,2009
(dates are tentative and are subject to change.)
Applicants should be able to attend all four meetings.

To be eligible for the Council, applications must be received by September
12, 2008.

Interested students should contact:
Courtney Burnett, External Affairs
(404) 657-1340

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