Robert Costley chosen as GAEL Executive Director

Wednesday April 24, 2019

The GAEL Board of Directors at its April 18 meeting chose Butts County Superintendent as the next GAEL Executive Director.  Costley has been at Butts County for eight years and prior to that was superintendent of Habersham County Schools for three years.  He has served as a middle … Read More...

SSTAGE Names Joan Whitehead as Executive Director

Tuesday April 09, 2019

The Student Support Team Association for Georgia Educators (SSTAGE) is Georgia's professional organization for all things related to MTSS/RTI. We are pleased to announce that Joan Whitehead will become the new Executive Director for SSTAGE beginning July 1, 2019. Joan has served in … Read More...

Curtis Jones - 2019 National Superintendent of the Year

Wednesday February 20, 2019

AASA has announced that the 2019 National Superintendent of the Year is Georgia’s Curtis Jones, Superintendent of the Bibb County Schools.

Curtis Jones has made us all proud!  Never have I known a more humble, dedicated servant of others than the … Read More...

Senator Lindsey Tippins Receives 2019 Allene Magill Award for Outstanding Public Service

Monday February 11, 2019

On Sunday afternoon at the Winter GAEL Conference, GAEL presented the 2019 Allene Magill Award for Outstanding Public Service to Senator Lindsey Tippins of Marietta.  No one has done more to support public education over the past ten years than Sen. Tippins.  He sponsored … Read More...

2019 Summer GAEL

Wednesday January 30, 2019

The 2019 Summer GAEL Conference will be held July 14-16 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.  Professional Learning Day will be July 17.  Registration for Attendees will open April1.  Registration for Sponsors and Exhibitors will open March 18.


Keynote Speakers for Winter Conference

Thursday January 17, 2019

We are fortunate to have five outstanding keynote speakers in addition to our super regulars Richard Woods and Phil Hartley.  Dr. Mark Elgart, Executive Director of AdvancEd will tell us all that is new with accreditation.  Dr. Stephen Pruett, the new Executive Director of SREB will … Read More...

GSSA and GSBA Present Awards at Joint Meeting, December 7-8

Wednesday December 12, 2018

The Georgia School Superintendent’s Association and the Georgia School Boards Associaton held their annual joint meeting at the Waverly Hotel in Marrietta December 7-8.  They presented a number of awards but the crown jewel was the Georgia Superintendent of the Year and it went to … Read More...

Hearing Officer Training at the GAEL Winter Conference

Wednesday November 28, 2018

The required training for hearing officers and tribunal members who want to serve during the 2018-2019 school year will be held on Tuesday, January 29, beginning at 1:00 PM at the Classic Center in Athens in conjunction with the GAEL Winter Conference.


GACIS Winter Conference Registration Open!

Thursday October 18, 2018

Deeper Learning for Literacy---You’re invited to attend the GACIS Winter Conference, December 3 and 4 at Lake Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge.

Keynote speakers:  Kylene Beers author of When Kids Can’t … Read More...

Support Your RESA

Friday October 12, 2018

This summer and early fall I have had an opportunity to visit almost all of the RESAs in the state.  Without exception they are a hard working group of education professionals that genuinely care about the schools in their service area and their students.  Those of you in … Read More...