The goal of this department is to promote and support teacher and leader effectiveness to improve student learning in every classroom in Cook County. 

Helpful Links

To find courses offered at RESA or check your registration status, visit the Coastal Plains RESA website. 



To find free opportunities to improve teaching and learning, visit our page or recommended online resources.

Cook County Online Professional Learning


To check your full certification information, visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website.



To learn more about TKES, visit the Georgia Department of Education Teacher and Leader Effectiveness webpage.

TKES Support


To find the Teacher Effectiveness Measure (TEM) scoring guide, see page 20 of the TKES Handbook.

TKES Handbook 2019-2020


Contact List

Heard, Laural
Central Office
Professional Learning Director/System Testing Coordinator

Cook County Professional Learning Information