2019 Legal Issues Conference Registration Now Open

Monday July 22, 2019

The 2019 Legal Issues Conference is set for November 4-6 at the University Hotel (Continuing Education Center) at UGA in Athens.  The agenda for Monday, November 4, will focus on student issues, including sexual harrassment, medical needs, DFACS, juvenile court, free speech and … Read More...

Top Rated Social Activities at the 2019 Summer GAEL Conference

Tuesday July 02, 2019

Saturday, July 13

Noon—Ben Christie Memorial Golf Tournament

2:00 PM  GAEL Tennis Tournament

7:00  GAEL Past Presidents Dinner



Register for NEW Curriculum Leaders' Orientation (First year)

Wednesday June 19, 2019

The Georgia Department of Education in partnership with GACIS will provide an overview of the multi-faceted responsibilities of Curriculum Leaders to assist them in meeting the demands of their vital new leadership position.   This professional learning opportunity will provide both … Read More...

Governor Kemp to Speak at Summer GAEL

Friday May 31, 2019

We received word late last week that Governor Brian Kemp is for sure coming to Summer GAEL and will speak at approximately 3:20 pm on Sunday afternoon, July 14.  Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan will speak at approximately 4:15 pm that same afternoon.

Governor …

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...