GACIS hosting three (3) Regional Leadership Workshops!

Thursday October 18, 2018

GACIS has entered into a new partnership with Scholastic to provide three (3) regional Curriculum Leadership Workshops.  The first workshop will be on November 13 in Palmetto with speakers—Lester Laminack, Lisa Thomas, and Becky Bone.  The Second workshop will be a … Read More...

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...

The Importance of the Legal Issues Conference

Friday September 28, 2018

The 2019 Legal Issues Conference is set for November 5-7 at the University Hotel (Continuing Education Center).  The agenda for Monday, November 5, will focus on student discipline issues.  There is no better way to remain current with regard to state law changes, State Board of … Read More...

The 11th Annual State of Education in Georgia Conference

Friday September 21, 2018

Enhancing Social and Emotional Learning through Safe and Welcoming Schools

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, UGA Hotel and Conference Center

This one-day conference will include keynotes, posters, and discussions on enhancing social and emotional learning … Read More...

A Shot Over the Calendar Bow

Friday September 14, 2018

Politics in Georgia is certainly picking up steam as expected following the Labor Day Holiday.  The GAEL Legislative Priorities Committee under the leadership of Superintendent Robert Costley of Butts County is putting together a concise position platform that represents the legislative … Read More...

GAEL's 2018-19 Aspiring Principals Program

Wednesday August 08, 2018

One of the finest leadership development programs in Georgia is the GAEL Aspiring Principals Program under the leadership of GAESP Executive Director Hal Beaver.  The program provides the training and interactions that individuals beginning their leadership career need to move forward … Read More...

GAESP Announces Georgia National Distinguished Principal of the Year

Tuesday May 15, 2018

Julia Mashburn, principal at Riverview Elementary School in Dawsonville ,Georgia was named the Georgia 2018 National Distinguished Principal by the Georgia Association of Elementary School … Read More...

GASSP Names Principals and Assistant Principals of the Year

Wednesday May 02, 2018


The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals has completed its 2018 recognition program by naming Dara Bennett of Pierce County High School as High School Principal of the Year for 2019 and Sherri Berry of Coffee Middle School as Middle School … Read More...

John Yates Scholarships

Wednesday April 11, 2018

Each year GAEL presents two or more John Yates Scholarships to GAEL members that are pursuing graduate education.  Named for former GAEL executive director John Yates, the scholarships continue to be sponsored by Horace Mann Insurance Company.

GAEL members who are …