Center for Teacher Professional Development
Educators for Excellence project. Millennium Challenge Account -Georgia
providing financial and technical support for project. The event ceremony was held in “Tbilisi Marriot” ,
where the parties signed the memorandum of collaboration.
Overall budget of the project is $14 million and
is one of the components of the $140 million Compact of the Millennium
Challenge Corporation to Georgia.The project aims at enhancing the Math,
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Information and Communication technology
(“ICT”), Geography and English teaching and learning in Grades 7-12; and
improving school management.
20,000 teachers of the above mentioned subjects ,
all the school principals and approximately 2000 school-based professional
development facilitators will be trained.
The projects objectives are
implementing effective continuous professional development system in
schools . The project was launched in January, 2016 and will be completed in
The event ceremony was launched by the Chief
Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Account Georgia, Magda Magradze;
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze, Regional Deputy
Vice President of the Millennium Challenge Account Georgia, Fatema Sumar;
Director of the National Center of Teacher Professional Development, Giorgi