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 share the new SREB initiatives.  The final keynote on Monday will come from Lou Erste, Deputy Superintendent for Charter Schools will present some most interesting information on what school systems are doing with waivers and flexibility.  On Tuesday joining Richard Woods and Phil Hartley will be Chris Clark, President and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce who will amaze us all with all that is new in economic development in Georgia.  One of the real highlights of Tuesday will be Capt. Donnie Cochran, retired US Navy captain and native of Pelham, GA, will be inspire you to be a role model for children.