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 …

Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

Tuesday March 27, 2018

The GAEL affiliate and associates executive directors have approved the 44th Annual Summer Conference Theme of Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going.    Four of the general sessions at Summer GAEL will focus on what we have done well in the past and what … Read More...

School Safety!

Thursday March 22, 2018

The General Assembly is formulating several study committees for the coming summer to gather information on school safety.  Of course their response is a part of the nation’s sensitivity brought on by the shootings in Florida.  GAEL will certainly do its part and we will … Read More...

Do Something Good for Public Education

Wednesday March 07, 2018

I want to invite you to do a good thing for public education—go to website and enroll in the TAX CREDIT program that will benefit the Public Education Fund Foundation that will help fund the Turnaround Project as well at-risk … Read More...

2018 Summer GAEL Breakout Session Proposals

Wednesday February 14, 2018

It is only the middle of February and we have already received more inquiries about the Summer GAEL Conference that ever before.

Summer GAEL is July 8-11 at Jekyll Island and will focus on the challenges and opportunities that face us in the very near future.  The deadline for … Read More...