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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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Congratulations to Carol Geiken and Debbie Gay

Monday November 14, 2016

G-CASE held one of their most successful Fall Conference’s ever on November 2-4 in Savannah.  Well over 400 educators attended the conference.  At the Awards Luncheon on Thursday Carol Geiken of Glynn County received the most prestigious Lillie Moncus Award as the outstanding … Read More...

Dr. Claire Miller, Finalist for 2017 AASA Women in School Leadership Award!

Tuesday October 25, 2016

Claire is the Chief Academic Officer for Oconee County Schools and GACIS Past President.  The AASA Women in School Leadership Award is presented by the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The award program is designed to recognize the … Read More...

GACIS Winter Conference Registration Open!

Tuesday October 25, 2016

Registration for the GACIS Winter Conference, December 5 & 6 at … Read More...