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...
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...