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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...

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...

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

Tuesday December 06, 2016


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Congratulations to Carol Geiken and Debbie Gay

Monday November 14, 2016

G-CASE held one of their most successful Fall Conference’s ever on November 2-4 in Savannah.  Well over 400 educators attended the conference.  At the Awards Luncheon on Thursday Carol Geiken of Glynn County received the most prestigious Lillie Moncus Award as the outstanding … Read More...

GACIS Winter Conference Registration Open!

Tuesday October 25, 2016

Registration for the GACIS Winter Conference, December 5 & 6 at … Read More...

Dr. Claire Miller, Finalist for 2017 AASA Women in School Leadership Award!

Tuesday October 25, 2016

Claire is the Chief Academic Officer for Oconee County Schools and GACIS Past President.  The AASA Women in School Leadership Award is presented by the School Superintendents Association (AASA) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The award program is designed to recognize the … 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...

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...

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...

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...