GAEL News

House Passes FY2017 Budget

Wednesday February 24, 2016

On Friday of last week the House passed their version of the FY 2017 Budget.

While the House made only a few relative changes to the Governor’s proposed budget, it did provide a significant boost to public education.  The House enacted separate funding to insure a 3% … 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...

SB 364, the TKES/LKES/Testing Bill, Takes Center Stage

Wednesday March 16, 2016

SB 364 was overwhelmingly passed by the House on Tuesday and transmitted to the Senate where they are expected to accept the changes that have been made.  The passage of the bill is a major positive step for educators in Georgia and is due in large part to the courage and … 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...

BREAKOUT SESSIONS AT SUMMER GAEL TO LOOK AND SOUND DIFFERENTLY

Wednesday April 27, 2016

We are going to try something different for the Breakout Sessions at this year’s Summer Conference.  First we will do one set of breakout sessions in the morning and one in the afternoon of July 11.  Secondly we are committing ten of the breakout sessions to one … Read More...

Fab Four Chosen for Summer Conference

Monday May 02, 2016

Each GAEL Conference has a best practices segment in which school systems and schools showcase their expertise.  The Fab Four for Summer GAEL will feature representatives from Forsyth County, Hall County, Morgan County, and Gwinnett County.  Forsyth County will showcase … Read More...

2016 Summer Conference Updates

Monday May 16, 2016

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle has confirmed as speaker at the 2016 GAEL Summer Conference for Monday afternoon, July 11.  Lt. Governor Cagle has been active in support of charter school systems and career academies.  Joining the Lt. Governor on Monday afternoon will be … 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...