GAEL News

Sandra Deal receives H.M. Fulbright Award and Dr. Brooks Coleman receives first Allene Magill Award

The 2018 GAEL Summer Conference was a roaring success with approximately 1350 persons of various descriptions attending the annual event.  Two of the highlights of the conference came on Sunday afternoon with the presentation of the H. M. Fulbright Distinguished Service Award being … Read More...

Bill Daggett Announces Emerging Trends Network

Tuesday March 01, 2016

During his address at the 2016 Winter GAEL Conference Dr. Bill Daggett announced a partnership with GAEL to form the Emerging Trends Network. The consortium of school systems will be led by Dr. Daggett and the staff of the International Center for Leadership in Education. Each of the … Read More...

Georgia School Districts Named Technology Leaders

Wednesday April 13, 2016

 Fourteen Georgia districts won the 2015-2016 Digital School District Survey. The study, coordinated by the Center for Digital Education in partnership with the National School Boards Association, showcases exemplary school boards’ and districts’ … Read More...

John Yates Scholarship

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Each year GAEL in cooperation with Horace Mann awards two scholarships to GAEL members that are engaged or beginning graduate study.  Applications for the scholarships are available on the Summer Conference website, www.gael.org.  Winners of the … Read More...

Governor Deal Appoints Teacher Advisory Committee

Wednesday June 01, 2016

 Last week Governor Nathan Deal appointed a ninety person Teacher Advisory Committee that will meet over the summer and fall to offer recommendations of the 2015 Education Reform Commission.  The recommendations of the Committee will go to Governor Deal and to legislators as they … Read More...

Awards Presented at 2016 Summer GAEL

Monday July 18, 2016

The GAEL awards program on Sunday afternoon saw many deserving educational leaders recognized for their outstanding work.  The awards were:

 

H. M. Fulbright Distinguished Service … Read More...

NO Ga Schools Takeover Campaign Begins to Roll

Thursday August 04, 2016

Attendees at the GAEL Summer Conference heard an outstanding presentation by GSBA Executive Director Valerie Wilson on the No Ga School Takeover Campaign of which GAEL is an actively participating partner.  The dramatic video that was shown at the Summer Conference will be … Read More...

Fall Legal Issues Registration is Now Open!

Monday August 08, 2016

The Annual Fall Legal Issues conference, presented with Harben, Hartley and Hawkins, LLP,  is now open for online registration.  The conference will be held November 16-18, 2016 at the Georgia Center in Athens.  Wednesday, November 16 will be devoted to Student … Read More...

Worth the Money: GAEL’s ASPIRING PRINCIPALS PROGRAM

Tuesday August 23, 2016

GAEL provides a number of services to its members and to the greater educational community.  One of the best deals for the money is the Aspiring Principals Program headed by Hal Beaver.  The purpose of the program is to prepare assistant principals and others to assume the role of … Read More...

Politics Takes a Welcomed Turn

Tuesday September 20, 2016

Over the past weekend one of Governor Nathan Deal’s longtime allies took a stand against the Opportunity School District.  The Marietta Daily Journal who had endorsed Deal in both of his elections published an editorial:  School Amendment Offers No Opportunity. … Read More...