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GVP Earns SAIS Accreditation

Global Village Project (GVP) is proud to announce that we are now an accredited member of SAIS – the Southern Association of Independent Schools. To earn accreditation from SAIS, GVP...
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GVP Enters Final Stages of Accreditation Process

With the release of our new strategic plan, we are continuously growing and setting new goals at GVP. This month, we welcomed the Southern Association of Independent School (SAIS) to...
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GVP Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week

A game of Jenga is one that is intense but fun for all ages. The purpose of the game is to stack wooden blocks on top of each other to...
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GVP Resumes In-Person Parent Teacher Conferences

This month, our teachers met with parents of our students in person for conferences, for the first time since the pandemic broke out. "Students and teachers have been working harder...
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GVP Announces New Strategic Plan for 2021-2024

Global Village Project is excited to announce the finalized strategic plan for the next three years. The document is the result of work that took place over a six-month period...
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2021 Global Village Welcome Walk Presented by Delta Air Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OR ACTION GLOBAL VILLAGE WELCOME WALK 2021  Global Village Project announces its 9th Annual Welcome walk, which till take place on November 6, 2021 at 10 a.m....
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Elizabeth Elango Named Co-Chair of Georgia Coalition of Refugee Stakeholders

GVP’s CEO and Head of School, Elizabeth Elango has been named the Co-Chair of the Georgia Coalition of Refugee Stakeholders, a position she holds along with International Rescue Committee Executive...
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GVP Welcomes New Board Chair

Global Village Project is happy to announce Han Pham as the new head of the Board of Directors. Han is currently the Head of Operations at Hotshot, which is disrupting...
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Parent Council Hold Inaugural Meeting

Mr. Crispin Wilondja, Student & Family Engagement Manager, met with GVP's newest parent council members at Refuge Coffee to discuss involvement with the school and how they can support students....
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GVP’s Response to the Afghan Refugee Crisis

The creation of Global Village Project dates to 2004 when a group of social activists and educators serving refugee families observed a huge need for additional educational support for many...