Media Advisory: Complimentary media registration for State of Education Conference

September 19, 2012


Melanie Baer

Melanie Baer

Program coordinator

Dean's Office
College of Education
Work: 706-542-4556
Suzanne Hall

Suzanne Hall

Business Manager

Deans Office
College of Education

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Athens, Ga. - The registration fee for media representatives attending the University of Georgia College of Education's fifth annual State of Education Conference Sept. 20-21 at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center at the Georgia Center will be complimentary.

Marilyn Cochran-Smith, a national expert on teaching and educational research, will be the keynote speaker Sept. 20. Georgia State School Superintendent John Barge will be the luncheon speaker, and Gregory Miller, chief economist for SunTrust Bank, will address an afternoon session. Andrew Rotherham, a national educational reform advocate, will be the keynote speaker the morning of Sept. 21.

A news release sent Sept. 11 provides more detail on the conference. See

Media representatives may contact Melanie Baer at or 706/542-4556 or Suzanne Hall at or 706/542-8799 to register for the conference.

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Media Relations

Executive Director for Media Communications
Greg Trevor

706 / 542-8025
Executive Editor for Media Relations
David Bill

706 / 542-9150
Media Relations Coordinator
Sara Freeland

706 / 542-8077
Media Relations Coordinator for Broadcast
Melissa Jackson

706 / 542-8089

Open Records

Open Records Manager
Bob Taylor

706 / 542-8095