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Nancy Frey, GACIS Fall Conference Keynote Speaker

Thursday June 22, 2017

Nancy Frey, Ph.D., a Professor of Educational Leadership in the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University will be the opening keynote speaker on Thursday, September 28th.   Nancy and Douglas Fisher may be the two most prolific authors in … Read More...

Legislative Study Committees Starting to Crank up

Friday June 09, 2017

Summer is the time for legislative study committees to do their work and prepare legislation for next year’s General Assembly.  Two of the most important education study committees will focus on accreditation and leadership development.

HB 338, the Governor’s … Read More...

Joiner, Benson Named Middle School Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

Friday May 19, 2017

Lori Joiner, principal of Risley Middle School in Brunswick, Georgia (Glynn County Schools) has been selected as the 2017 National Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished Middle Level Principal of the Year.

The National Distinguished Principals program … Read More...

Family Time at Summer GAEL Conference

Monday April 24, 2017

When H. M. Fulbright and others put together the first GAEL Summer Conference to begin on the second Sunday of July 1974, they intentionally designed the conference to be family friendly.  The Summer Conference has continued that emphasis to this day.  The family friendly lineup for … Read More...

2017 Summer GAEL Sharpen Your Saw Call for Presentations

Tuesday April 11, 2017

The theme for the 2017 Summer GAEL Conference is Sharpen Your Saw and will focus on techniques that will make you a better, more informed educational

leader. In addition to the brush up sessions and some outstanding motivational speakers, there will be opportunities for … Read More...

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Budget Analysis for FY2017 and FY2018

Thursday February 23, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal’s budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year boosts funding for Georgia’s 1.7 million public school students by $515 million over the current budget for a total of $9.4 billion. The proposal includes a 2 percent salary increase for authorizedRead More...

The 43rd Annual GAEL Summer Conference

Thursday February 09, 2017

The 43rd Annual GAEL Summer Conference will be held this year from July 9-12 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Jekyll Island.  Online registration will open on or around April 1; an email alert will be sent as soon as registration opens.  For Sponsors and Exhibitors, … Read More...

GAEL Day at the Capitol

Wednesday February 01, 2017

Please put February 21 on your calendar.  It will be the GAEL/PAGE/GACTE Day at the Capitol and will feature meeting with your legislators and hearing from the legislative leaders. GACTE is the Georgia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education will join us this year and it should be a … Read More...

State ESSA Plan Coming to Winter GAEL

Thursday January 19, 2017

The much-anticipated rollout of the Georgia ESSA Plan will be featured at the Winter GAEL Conference, January 30, 2017.  Dr. Melissa Fincher, Debbie Gay, and Matt Jones will present the Georgia ESSA Plan which should be into the comment phase at that point.  There are two deadlines … Read More...

Dr. Jody Barrow, GAEL President Elect, Chosen as Superintendent of the Year

Tuesday December 06, 2016


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