Report Compares Georgia’s Accountability System to Other States

A recent report has been presented to the Georgia Department of Education’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Working committees titled, “Comparisons and Systems Research of States’ Accountability Measures.” The report by UGA’s Dr. Richard Welsh, of the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy compares accountability models state by state for 5 southeastern states and … Continued


GSBA Board Recognition Program – Update

The GSBA Board Recognition Program is a 3 tier, 3-year process to achieve the highest level. The 3 recognition program levels are Quality, Distinguished and Exemplary. GSBA developed this program to reflect the state standards, which offers school boards additional ways to increase their effectiveness. The State Board of Education developed the state standards for … Continued


Campaign aims to shed positive light on public education

By LAUREN MCDONALD lmcdonald@goldenisles.news Dec 27, 2016 Every day, Glynn County’s teachers and students create positive news worth sharing. But too often, those stories aren’t heard beyond school walls. The Spark! campaign aims to change that. The Spark! campaign, part of the Georgia Vision Project, intends to support public education by spreading positivity in school … Continued


Simbli Named District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product

Nominations from top K12 readers led to the selection of Simbli, eBOARDsolutions flagship board governance software solution, achieving the Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product designation for the fifth time in seven years. Simbli has been recognized for making a positive difference with school boards and district leadership by K12 leaders who named it to District … Continued


Education officials to attend 2016 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, jpauly@gsba.com, 770-962-6843   November 28, 2016- Approximately 700 local school board members and superintendents are expected to attend the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA), Georgia School Superintendents Association (GSSA) 2016 Annual Conference (December 2-3) and pre-conference training activities (November 30 & December 1) at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel … Continued


Announcing GSBA Student Video Contest Winners!

The Georgia School Boards Association is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Student Video Contest! In partnership with the Georgia Vision Project’s Spark campaign; GSBA sponsors a student video contest for public high school students all over the state. This year’s theme was “What’s your vision for public schools in Georgia. The GSBA Awards committee, who judged … Continued


GSBA Statement on Amendment 1 / OSD

Media Contact: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6848, jpauly@gsba.com   November 9, 2016 – The 2016 elections have come to a close and among the many items that were on the ballot Georgia overwhelmingly defeated Amendment 1/ Opportunity School District with 60% of the vote. GSBA pledges to continue to roll up our sleeves and work … Continued


Local Georgia School Districts Receive GSBA Safety Grants

Media Contact: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, jpauly@gsba.com, 770-962-6843 The Georgia School Boards Association, Risk Management Services (RMS) is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Safety Grant recipients. The GSBA Safety Grants are in their second year. The grants are available to assist and improve safety infrastructure in local school systems. “Safety of Georgia’s public school students … Continued


GSBA Student Video Contest

The Georgia School Boards Association in partnership with the Georgia Vision Project’s Spark campaign are sponsoring a student video contest for member districts, high school students all over Georgia. Winners will be recognized at the GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference in Atlanta, December 2, 2016. First place prize is $1000, second place is $500 and third place … Continued


Introducing Simbli by eBOARDsolutions

Introducing Simbli by eBOARDsolutions The Best Board Management Solution Just Got Better Contact: Andy Ryff, eBOARDsolutions Marketing Manager, 770.822.3632, aryff@eboardsolutions.com October 1, 2016 – eBOARDsolutions announced today that its flagship, award-winning board management solution, eBOARD, now has a new name – Simbli. Simbli contains all of the features and functionality eBOARD users know and love, … Continued