Our Awards

2016  Education Partner Award - Ridgeview Charter Middle School

The Education Partnership Award recognizes important relationships between individual Fulton County schools and their community partners.

2015 Georgia STEM Award for Outstanding Extracurricular STEM Program

Sandy Springs Education Force (SSEF, along with Program Partner GTRI,) was named a the winner of the 2015 STEM Education Awards by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry

2014 Georgia STEM Award for Outstanding Extracurricular STEM Program

Sandy Springs Education Force (SSEF, along with Program Partner GTRI,) was named a the winner of the 2014 STEM Education Awards by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry

2014 Prestigious Partner Award - Ridgeview Charter Middle School

The Prestigious Partner Award is the highest award for partnership given by the school system. Prestigious Partners are organizations that have made a unique and lasting impact on the school, are an active part of the school community, and have a deep interest in the success of the school.

2014 Blue Ribbon Partner – Sandy Springs Charter Middle School

The Blue Ribbon Partnership Award recognizes outstanding relationships between individual Fulton County schools and their community partners.

2013 State Finalist - Georgia STEM Education Award

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) selected the SSEF as a state finalist for a Georgia STEM Education Award. TAG and TAG-ED recognize schools, programs, and companies for outstanding achievements in promoting STEM Education in Georgia. Selected among 170 nominees, SSEF was named a finalist for its work in partnership with Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in presenting a comprehensive and community-wide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Event.

2011 Blue Ribbon Partner Award - North Springs Charter High School
2011 Blue Ribbon Partner Award - Sandy Springs Charter Middle School

Awarded to Sandy Springs Education Force

The Blue Ribbon Partnership Award recognizes outstanding relationships between individual Fulton County schools and their community partners. For the past three years SSEF has partnered with NSCHS to run the Junior Achievement and a Senior Push programs. SSEF has also partnered with SSCMS to run the After-School All-Stars program. SSEF was the only organization to be honored by two schools in the same year.

2010 & 2011 Junior Achievement Gold Leadership Award

Awarded to Irene Schweiger, Executive Director of Sandy Springs Education Force

In recognition of outstanding leadership and service, each year Junior Achievement of GA recognizes corporate and community partners who have invested their time to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. For the past several years, Irene, on behalf of SSEF, has lead volunteer support for JA programming at North Springs Charter High School, providing personal finance, entrepreneurship and work readiness education to over 2,000 students.

SSEF AWARDS
SSEF AWARDS