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Welcome to the 41st Annual

GAEL Summer Conference

"Beyond Race to the Top"


Online Conference Registration is Closed.  Onsite registrations and registration substitutions can be made at the conference.


ATTENDEE INFORMATION

Fees
Registration includes GAEL and Affiliate Membership for the next year, fees for programs and  conference materials, refreshments, two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners.  Registration fees range from $450- $550 depending on your affiliate membership.  Some Professional Learning Day Programs (Wednesday) will change an extra fee.

* Please note our cancellation policy: Due to commitments to our facilities and partners, cancellations are subject to a $50.00 fee up to one week before the event. After that, the full fee will be charged. No-shows at the event will be charged the full feeCancellations must be in writing. Please email gsmith@gael.org or pmyers@gael.org to cancel.


Download the Conference Fee Schedule

 

LODGING

Download Hotel Information here

 

AGENDA

The conference begins on Sunday July 12 at 4:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 11:00 a.m.) The main conference concludes Tuesday, July 14 at 4:00 p.m. The Professional Learning Day on Wednesday, July 15 is optional, but will be a wonderful opportunity to enhance your experience.

 

Download the Agenda

 

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DAY - July 15

Planned Sessions

1.  Georgia Charter School System Foundation

2.  Georgia University Student Research Symposium

3.  Hearing Officer Update & Training

4.  Professional Standards Commission Certification Training

5. GASSP  EdCamp Leadership Georgia-Design your own learning through collaboration and learning

6.  Renaissance Learning

7. INteractive Achievement

8.  Promethean Learning


There will be no online registration for Professional Learning Day.  Signups will be at the Summer Conference. There are no fees for Professional Learning Day.

 

AWARDS

 

Download the John Yates Scholarship Information and Application

 

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS


Melissa Fincher

Avis King

Bob Swiggum

Susan Andrews

Shelley Row

Download Shelly Row's Workbook for the Conference

 

Matthew Dooley

JC Pohl

Phil Hartley

 

SPORTS EVENTS AND FAMILY FUN

 

Ben Christie Memorial Golf Tournament

Tennis Tournament – Singles and Doubles

Vendor Wine and Cheese Party        

Low Country Boil and Beach Party

Miniature Golf Tournament

John Yates Beach Run/Walk

Family Night Cookout with Ice Cream and Fireworks


Oceans of Fun 4H Classes and Activities for Children

Registration will be on Sunday afernoon.  Download the schedule below and appropriate forms to fill in and bring to registration:


Schedule and Registration

Medical Form

GAEL Waiver

Tidelands Waiver - Adult

Tidelands Waiver - Child


Sponsored by:  Georgia Association ofExtension 4-H Agents

Schedule available soon

 

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS ONLY

If you cannot attend the conference but need to renew your GAEL and/or Affiliate memberships, click here.

 

CANCELLATION  POLICY

 

* Please note our cancellation policy: Due to commitments to our facilities and partners, cancellations are subject to a $50.00 fee up to one week before the event. After that, the full fee will be charged. No-shows at the event will be charged the full feeCancellations must be in writing. Please email gsmith@gael.org or pmyers@gael.org to cancel.