Georgians will celebrate School Choice Week with virtual events in Savannah and across the state

Georgia will celebrate School Choice Week with a pair of virtual events supporting families of Savannah and statewide to navigate their school options for 2022-2023.

At Tuesday, January 25, the Virtual Savannah Charter School Expo will allow families to hear directly from leaders of the city’s public charter schools as they share their schools’ missions and how parents can apply. The free event will take place at 7 p.m.and families can sign up for a Zoom link to

“This important event provides greater access to high quality educational options for Savannah families,” said Tony Robert, president and CEO of the Georgia Charter Schools Association. “Forum attendees will have the opportunity to learn about unique public charter schools in the Savannah area and determine if any of these amazing schools best meet the needs of their children. »

For families across the state, GeorgiaCAN will host a virtual roundtable at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, raising the voices of families on school choice. Parents will share their stories of navigating school options and finding the right person for their child. Families can RSVP at

“GeorgiaCAN’s work is rooted in the voice of parents,” said Steven Quinn, GeorgiaCAN’s state outreach director. “We know that given the effects of the pandemic over the past two years, many families now have a better understanding of how their children learn and a renewed interest in school options. That’s why we’re thrilled to host this parent panel on school choice. »

Both events are timed to coincide with the celebration of National School Choice Week January 23-29, 2022which will feature more than 26,000 school choice events in all 50 states.

These events are planned by GeorgiaCAN and Georgia Charter Schools Association.

National School Choice Week highlights effective K-12 education options for children, also focusing on traditional, charter, magnetic, online, public school options. private and at home. Each January, participants plan tens of thousands of celebrations — such as school fairs and open houses — to raise awareness of school choice in all 50 states. School Choice Week also develops K-12 education resources and guides for families. As a non-profit effort, the Week is apolitical and non-partisan and does not advocate for legislation. For more information, visit

SOURCE National School Choice Week


Jennifer C. Burleigh