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Welcome to the 40th Annual

GAEL Summer Conference

"Educating for Creativity"

 

Download Melissa Fincher's Presentation on Georgia Milestones

 

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- $562 depending on your affiliate membership.  Some Professional Learning Day Programs (Wednesday) will change an extra fee. Download the fee schedule.

* 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.

 

Online Conference Registration is closed.

Please register at the conference.


LODGING

Download Hotel Information here.

 

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING DAY

 

Online registration for the Professional Learning Day ONLY

can be accessed here.

 

AGENDA

The conference begins on Sunday July 13 at 4:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 11:00 a.m.) The main conference concludes Tuesday, July 15 at 4:00 p.m. The Professional Learning Day on Wednesday, July 16 is optional, but will be a wonderful opportunity to enhance your experience.

Download the Agenda

 

AWARDS

 

Download the John Yates Scholarship Information and Application

 

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS


Dwight Jones, School Superintendent, Motivational Speaker
Brig. General Stewart Rodeheaver (Ret), CEO Vizitech
Maureen Downy, Journalist, Education Blogger

Allene Magill, Fulbright Lecturer


Phil Hartley, Lawyer

State School Superintendent Candidates Panel Discussion

Read Biographies of all our speakers here

 

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

Sponsored by:  Georgia Association ofExtension 4-H Agents

Registration will be Sunday from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm in the Convention Center Lobby.

Download the Schedule of activities

 

SPONSOR INFORMATION

 

Sponsor Information can be downloaded 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.