GAEL News

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...

GASPA to Celebrate Golden Jubilee at Fall Conference

Thursday October 20, 2016

The Georgia Association of School Personnel Administrators will celebrate their 50th year as an organization at the Fall Conference, November 14-16 at the King and Prince on St. Simons.   Keynote speaker for the conference is Donna Lowry, former education report for … Read More...

Dr. Jody Barrow, GAEL President Elect, Chosen as Superintendent of the Year

Tuesday December 06, 2016


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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...

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...

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...

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...