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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...

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...

Principal Stephanie Johnson of MH Jackson in Atlanta Public Schools is One of Three Top School Leaders Selected as 2017 National Principal of the Year Finalists | NASSP

Tuesday June 28, 2016

The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) has named Stephanie Johnson as a finalist to contend for NASSP's 2017 National Principal of the Year. The finalists will be recognized during a September awards program to be attended by dignitaries, policymakers, and … Read More...

Wallace Blackstock to Succeed Lynn Pennington as Executive Director of SSTAGE

Tuesday June 14, 2016

Lynn Pennington will retire as the Executive Director of the Student Support Team Association of Georgia Educators effective June 30.  SSTAGE has experienced tremendous growth during Lynn’s tenure as Executive Director. 

Wallace Blackstock will succeed Lynn and will … Read More...

Wilma Widmer to be new GASPA Executive Director

Tuesday June 14, 2016

GASPA has announced that Wilma Widmer, the retiring Walton County Director of Human Resources, will assume the position of Executive Director of the Georgia Association of School Personnel Administrators upon the retirement of current Executive Director Dr. Vince Richardson.  Dr. … 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...