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Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

Recent Blog Posts

Volunteers working with children are now part of the group required to report abuse.

Child Safety: Now the Legal Responsibility of Volunteers, Too

GPB News reported today that the law regarding mandatory reporting of child abuse is changing. As part of a criminal justice reform law signed by Governor Deal last month and effective July 1, the...

Phillipe Cousteau is one of the guest speakers in the upcoming webinar on June 7 at 1pm.

Discovery Education's Water Planet Challenge

Nearly all of Georgia’s schools are out for the summer. While the students are gone, it doesn’t mean that Georgia’s educators have stopped working. I know several of my friends are setting up...

Water is important to Georgia's ecology and economy. Image from Georgia Outdoors.

Water Conservation Education through Smithsonian's New Online Badge Program

Educators can participate in SHOUT, a joint project of the Smithsonian, Microsoft Partners in Learning and TakingITGlobal, through the online archive of the conferences and supplemental resources,...

The Day Atlanta Stood Still: Remembering the Orly Crash

At the time, it was the deadliest crash in aviation history. On Sunday morning, June 3, 1962, Atlanta was stunned by the news that a plane carrying 122 of its citizens had crashed on take-off at Orly...

Fernbank Science Center in danger of closure.

The Museums Fernbank

Fernbank Museum has been in the media a lot in the past couple of days. Which is to say, one of them has. There seems to be some confusion here. That place in Decatur with the giant fossils and...

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