GAEL is a statewide organization, composed of seven professional affiliate organizations for school leaders.
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The Georgia Association of Curriculum and Instructional Supervisors (GACIS) was organized in April, 1971, as a professional organization for persons working in the field of curriculum development and instructional supervision. GACIS promotes cooperative relations with and maintains direct contact with the, Georgia Department of Education, Georgia General Assembly, teacher education institutions of the state and other educational organizations and agencies that impact public education. GACIS is one of the seven affiliate organizations of the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL).
The Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals (GAESP) strives to equip leaders with research based practices that advance student learning. Believing that education is a collaborative effort involving schools, families, and community and that elementary schools provide the foundation for future education, we consider that all children can and will learn. GAESP also believes that communication is the key to success, the principal is the instructional leader of the school and that high expectations for all children and staff are essential. Membership in GAESP is open to all elementary school principals and assistant principals.
The Georgia Association of Middle School Principals (GAMSP) is the organization voice for school principals and assistant principals in the administration of schools with grades 5–8. The purpose of the association is to promote the cause of middle grades education in Georgia's public school, to advance the interests of the members of the profession; and to develop among administrators the highest level of professional practices. GAMSP provides information and support for members to better meet the unique educational needs of middle grades students.
The Georgia Association for Secondary School Principals (GASSP) supports secondary education administrative leaders. They provide professional growth opportunities for secondary education administrators, recognize and honor exemplary educational administrators in Georgia and provide unique member services to Georgia’s secondary educational administrators. GASSP also works with other organizations to promote secondary education and participates in the development of educational policy at the state and national levels. All secondary school principals and assistant principals may join GASSP.
The Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education (G-CASE) is organized to promote professional leadership, provide opportunity for study of problems common to its members, and to communicate through discussion and publications information that will develop improved services for exceptional children. .G-CASE serves the members of CASE who live and work in Georgia! Our major goal is to improve services to children with special needs. We strive to provide leadership and support to members by providing input into the policies and practices in Georgia which impact the quality of education and by providing support to the professionals who serve the students of Georgia.
The Georgia Association of School Personnel Administrators (GASPA) was formed as a professional organization for persons working in the field of human resources. It is an affiliate of the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) and most recently an affiliate of GAEL. GASPA provides up to date professional development and resources through statewide conferences and through strong partnerships with state agencies and educational organizations. The organization prides itself with opportunities for networking with other HR professionals all across the state. An email network is established to allow questions to be posted and information to be accessed to help members with the task of running an HR Office.
The Georgia School Superintendents Association (GSSA) is committed to all of Georgia’s public school children. It is the Georgia School Superintendents Association’s mission to be the chief advocate for Georgia’s public school children. We are dedicated to the premise that all children can be successful in school. Our goal is to transform ideas into action—helping schools become exciting places of learning that can make a difference in the lives of Georgia’s future leaders. All school superintendents in Georgia are eligible to be members of GSSA