The mission of the Georgia School Boards Association is to ensure excellence in the governance of local school systems by providing leadership, advocacy and services, and by representing the collective resolve of Georgia’s elected boards of education.
School Board U is your tool to manage all of your board development needs.
School Board U includes a standards resource center, a portal to our face-to-face training program, online training courses, and resources such as GSBA’s eBoardsmanship manual, a bookstore and information on the state’s training requirements. To view School Board U and all the training GSBA provides, click here.
The Georgia School Boards Association presents Communicating Education, an innovative online communication training for school leaders. Designed specifically for leading educators everywhere, whether a rookie or a veteran, these courses build your confidence, leading to greater performance. Learn the secrets of proactive media preparedness and much more on your own time at your own pace. Receive high quality personalized instruction to improve your skills in talking to media and constituencies.
The courses cover four major subject areas, including the just-released Crisis Readiness course, which builds skills and actually produces a Crisis Communications Plan for your district. MediaTalk covers both the fundamentals and extreme cases of working with the press. Navigating Social Media for Educators covers policies, procedures and professional development for managing and promoting social media pages. Power Behind the Podium dramatically improves performance when it comes to public speaking and presentations specifically for educators.