GSBA Elects New Officers & Adopts Legislative Positions for the 2018-2019 Year

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, GSBA Director of Communications 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.com Follow us on facebook and twitter.   JUNE 13, 2018– Local boards of education and superintendents met June 8-9 in Savannah for the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly. On Friday, June 8, representatives from 124 school boards in Georgia met to approve the legislative … Continued


GSBA 2018 Summer Conference & Delegate Assembly, June 8-9

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.com   JUNE 6, 2018– The Georgia School Boards Association will hold the Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly in Savannah, June 8-9.  Approximately 600 local board members and superintendents will be in attendance for this year’s Pre-Conference Workshops and the Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly. This year’s conference keynote … Continued


Simbli Users Named 2018 Technology Leaders in National Survey

      Contact:  Andy Ryff, eBOARDsolutions Marketing Manager, 770.822.3632, aryff@eboardsolutions.com Simbli, eBOARDsolutions flagship board governance software solution, helps high achieving school districts around the U.S. earn top honors in 2018 Digital School District Survey Awards.   [Lawrenceville, GA] – March 30, 2018 – eBOARDsolutions is pleased to recognize and congratulate this year’s winners of … Continued


GSBA Statement on QBE Increase

Governor Nathan Deal has increased the revenue estimate for FY ’19 and most of the increase is going to K-12 education to end the austerity cut to the QBE formula. This will eliminate the final $166.7 million austerity measure still left in the k-12 public education budget. “The Georgia School Boards Association Board of Directors … Continued


Special week honors Georgia’s school boards

Governor’s Proclamation declares 2018 School Board Appreciation Week  MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.com Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. MAR. 12, 2018 – We join in a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members. March 12-16, 2018 is School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The weeklong observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of … Continued


Message Concerning Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS Shooting

All, This past week has been difficult for us all as we struggle to comprehend what occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, we are all beyond saddened and heartbroken. The troubling and all too familiar but disturbing reality of mass shootings in schools has become more than a problem, it has become an epidemic. … Continued


GA education officials to attend GSBA/GSSA Annual Conf.& Vision Summit

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, jpauly@gsba.com, 770-962-6843 November 27, 2017- Approximately 700 local school board members and superintendents are expected to attend the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA), Georgia School Superintendents Association (GSSA) 2017 Annual Conference, Vision Summit (December 1-2) and pre-conference training activities (November 29-30) at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. … Continued


Announcing 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 “Student Achievement: What does it look like.” The GSBA Awards committee, who judged the … Continued


Local Georgia School Districts Receive GSBA Safety Grants

The Georgia School Boards Association, Risk Management Services (RMS) is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Safety Grant recipients. The GSBA Safety Grants are in their third year. The grants are available to assist and improve safety infrastructure in local school systems. “Safety of Georgia’s public school students and faculty have been and always will be a … Continued


CCSD Launches Inaugural Parent Academy Program

The Cherokee County School District this week launched its inaugural parent academy program. Developed by the Georgia School Boards Association, VILLA (Volunteer Instructional Leadership Learning Academy) offers parents the opportunity to learn more about the public schools in their community. On Tuesday, Oct. 9, CCSD became the first school district in the state to pilot … Continued