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Conferences

The Georgia School Boards Association offers two conferences each year- our Summer Conference in June and our Annual Conference in December. Both conferences are great for school board members, superintendents and other educational leaders.

GSBA conferences and workshops affords local school board members a great opportunity to fulfill their annual training requirements each year. (O.C.G.A 20-2-230).

Find out more about both of our conferences below.

“I’m grateful and thankful that in spite of the ongoing pandemic, we were able to come together to gain important information to aid in student’s education/workplace, etc. Thank you GSBA staff for an excellent job!”

180

Districts Invited

590

Average attendees per conference

6

Average Training Hours Received

Summer Conference

GSBA 2023 Summer Conference & Delegate Assembly Request for Presentations

The Georgia School Boards Association is proud to announce a new process for sharing innovative ideas and practices at our 2023 Summer Conference & Delegate Assembly. This event will be at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah, GA. Pre-Conference Workshops will take place on Thursday, June 8 and the Conference is Friday, June 9 – Saturday, June 10.

 

Presentations may be submitted beginning
Friday, February 3 through Friday, March 17 at 5:00pm.

 

We are seeking engaging, innovative presentations for 3 different opportunities.

  • Board & Superintendent Relations Pre-Conference Workshop: Thursday, June 8
  • Support Staff Pre-Conference Workshop: Thursday, June 8
  • Afternoon Breakout Sessions: Friday, June 9

Please understand that the selection committee will be choosing presentations that are of the highest quality and that engage participants in learning best practices. GSBA may also consider utilizing presentations for future events.

GSBA will be utilizing Award Force, an online platform, for this process. Applicants will have one location to fill out their information and save and edit their entries up until the deadline. Please click on the button below to create an account. Note: If you have already created an account for Award Force for a different GSBA program or application, you do not need to create a new account.

IMPORTANT DETAILS:

  • Applicants may submit separate presentations for more than one event.
  • All presentations will be offered in person only, no events will be virtual.
  • Presenters will be asked to provide their own laptops to conduct the presentation.
  • Presenters may provide copies of their presentation or other handouts to attendees.
  • No up-selling of products or services, only best practices!

**If your presentation is selected, your presenters may receive 1 complimentary night’s stay at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah.** Additional travel expenses are incurred by presenters.

For questions regarding the 2023 Summer Conference Request for Presentations application, please contact Leigh Crow at 770.962.6847.

GSBA’s Summer Conference & Delegate Assembly is held each year at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah, Georgia. The conference consists of one day of workshops and two days of speakers, lunches and more.

Save the Dates! GSBA’s 2023 Summer Conference will be June 8 – 10, 2023. Information about the conference will be released in the spring of 2023.

Thank you Attendees, Speakers and Sponsors of our 2022 Summer Conference!

 2023 Pre-conference workshops are on June 8, 2023.

Policy

$275 | 6 credit hours

Board + Superintendent Relationships and Accountability

$275 | 6 credit hours

Support Staff

$200 | No credit

Thank you Attendees, Speakers and Sponsors of our 2022 Summer Conference!

2023’s Summer Conference will be June 8 – June 10, 2023. Information for the conference will be released in the spring of 2023.

Thank you Attendees, Speakers and Sponsors of our 2022 Summer Conference!

2023’s Summer Conference will be June 8 – June 10, 2023. Information for the conference will be released in the spring of 2023.

Thank you Attendees, Speakers and Sponsors of our 2022 Summer Conference!

2023’s Summer Conference will be June 8 – June 10, 2023. Information for the conference will be released in the spring of 2023.

Thank you Attendees, Speakers and Sponsors of our 2022 Summer Conference!

2023’s Summer Conference will be June 8 – June 10, 2023. Information for the conference will be released in the spring of 2023.

Thank you Attendees, Speakers and Sponsors of our 2022 Summer Conference!

2023’s Summer Conference will be June 8 – June 10, 2023. Information for the conference will be released in the spring of 2023.

Annual Conference

The GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference is held each year at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference consists of one day of workshops and two days of speakers, awards, lunches, and more.

Thank you attendees, speakers and sponsors of our 2022 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference!

Pre-Conference Workshops:

GSBA affords local school board members a great opportunity to fulfill their annual training requirements for the fiscal year in conjunction with the GSBA Annual Conference held in Atlanta. This is a convenient way to obtain the necessary credit for annual training (see O.C.G.A 20-2-230).

Legal Issues

School Finance

Communications

Thank you attendees, speakers and sponsors of our 2022 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference!

Thank you attendees, speakers and sponsors of our 2022 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference!

The 2022 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference will be held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel

2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339

770.953.4500

Renaissance Waverly Hotel – First Floor Map

Renaissance Waverly Hotel – Second Floor Map

HOTEL TAX EXEMPTION FORMS:

State of Georgia Sales Tax Exemption Form

State of Georgia Local Hotel/Motel Tax Exemption Form

Please send these via email to Laura Chiles at the Waverly.

Welcome Business Friends

Our Business Opportunities website has up-to-date information on how you and your business can support GSBA and public education in Georgia or contact Pam Harrison, Business Opportunities Manager, at pharrison@gsba.com

Save the Date!

Here are the dates for our 2023 Summer + Annual Conferences

2023 GSBA Summer Conference & Delegate Assembly

Pre-Conference Workshops: Thursday, June 8, 2023

Conference: Friday, June 9 – Saturday, June 10, 2023

Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA

 

2023 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference

Pre-Conference Workshops: Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Conference: Thursday, November 30 – Friday, December 1, 2023

Renaissance Waverly, Atlanta, GA

Contact Us

Questions related to our conferences? Contact:

Leigh Crow
Program Manager: Conferences & Events
Email: lcrow@gsba.com

Dr. Samuel King
Director of Board Development
Email: sking@gsba.com

Ashley Mosby
Executive Assistant
Email: amosby@gsba.com

Pam Harrison
Business Opportunities Manager
Email: pharrison@gsba.com