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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...

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...