47th Annual GACIS Fall Conference

Collaborative Leadership

Empowering District and School Leaders, Teachers and Students

September 27-28, 2018

The Classic Center - Athens, GA


Don’t miss out on this powerful leadership learning for you and your leadership team.

Leadership Teams are stronger when everyone’s working together! Your district and school teams are strengthened or hindered by different leadership types.

  Learn the important factors to build/maintain collaborative leadership in your school district and schools.



Descriptions of Breakout Sessions


Best Practices Sessions (Thursday afternoon and Friday morning)

Practitioners from across the state representing the 16 GACIS districts sharing experiences, exchanging knowledge and ideas

Corporate EXPO - 75+ corporate partners sharing their latest products and services

Nonmember conference registration includes complimentary GACIS membership for 2018-2019, all breaks, breakfast Thursday and Friday and lunch on Thursday. 

Conference registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday followed by general and breakout sessions, awards, and the GACIS Business Meeting. 

On Friday, the conference will re-convene at 8:00 a.m. for a general session followed by breakout sessions and conclude at Noon.



Peter DeWitt Janel Keating

Biographies of Speakers



Tentative Agenda (coming soon)



Awards - Deadline June 30



Lodging Link

Hotel reservations must be made online with the Athens CVB to receive the reduced conference rate.


Parking Code



Registration and membership--contact Pat Myers 706-250-4806 or pmyers@gael.org

Lodging--contact Jeremiah Cook 706-357-4579

Program—Deborah White 706-250-4804 or dwhite@gael.org



*Please note our cancellation policy: Due to financial commitments to the facility and catering services, cancellations on or before September 14 are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee.  After September 14, the full registration fee will apply.  No shows will be charged the full registration fee.  Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to Ginny Smith gsmith@gael.org