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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...

Sandra Deal receives H.M. Fulbright Award and Dr. Brooks Coleman receives first Allene Magill Award

The 2018 GAEL Summer Conference was a roaring success with approximately 1350 persons of various descriptions attending the annual event.  Two of the highlights of the conference came on Sunday afternoon with the presentation of the H. M. Fulbright Distinguished Service Award being … Read More...