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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...

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...

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...

GASSP Announces Principals of the Year

Wednesday February 24, 2016

GASSP has announced their selection for the 2016-2017 Principal of the Year for secondary and middle school.  The secondary winner is Stephanie Johnson, Principal of Maynard Jackson High School in Atlanta City.  The middle school choice is Dr. Susan Zinkil, Principal of Teasley … Read More...

GAMSP Names Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

GAMSP Names Dr. Jeff Kelly as NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year

Dr. Jeff Kelly of Upson Lee Middle School has been named the 2018-2019 NAESP National Outstanding Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year representing Georgia.  GAMSP … Read More...