DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - Students are still enjoying summer vacation but Dougherty County School leaders are preparing for the new school year.
On Monday nearly 150 leadership members began intense training.
During the two-day institute they go over last year's data and talk about expectations and goals for the upcoming year.
Superintendent David Mosely says it's all about creating a plan so that all schools are on the same page.
"We plan and develop a plan and we follow our plan. As a result of that plan we improve instruction for youngsters in our system and consequently youngsters have the opportunity to achieve, to learn and receive a good education and that's what it's all about," said Mosely.
Various speakers today talked about literacy, poverty and how to help at-risk children succeed.