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2019 GSBA Governance Team of the Year Winner Announced

Media Contact– Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.comDecember 4, 2019-The Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) is pleased to announce Forsyth County as the winner of the 2019 Governance Team of the Year Award.This prestigious award is presented annually to one Georgia public school district’s board of education and superintendent who have achieved all-around success in their district.  This recognition is deeply rooted in the components of the Georgia Vision Project’s research-based recommen


GSBA Announces the Winners of the 2019 Student Video Contest

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 is “SCHOOL TO WORK – how is the school of today preparing you for the workforce of tomorrow?”The GSBA Awards committee, who critiqued the videos on how well they addressed the topic, as well as the quality of the production and the creativity o


Local Georgia School Districts Receive GSBA Safety Grants

Media Contact: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, jpauly@gsba.com, 770-962-6843The Georgia School Boards Association, Risk Management Services (RMS) is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Safety Grant recipients.The grants are available to assist and improve safety in local school systems.“Safety of Georgia’s public-school students and faculty have been and always will be a priority for us,” said Valarie Wilson, GSBA Executive Director. “We are excited to provide an opportunity to highlight and support our school dist


2019 Governance Team of the Year – Finalists Named

October 22, 2019- The Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Governance Team of the Year Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to one Georgia public school district’s board of education and superintendent who have achieved all-around success in their district.  This recognition is deeply rooted in the components of the Georgia Vision Project’s research-based recommendations for Georgia’s public schools.These finalists are vetted through a rigorous application proc


GSBA Named Recipient of 2019 NSBA Leading Edge Award

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recognized the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) for their development of innovative projects that promote and advance public education by naming them as the recipients of the 2019 Leading Edge Award.Established in 2018, the Leading Edge Award honors state school boards associations for creating a statewide initiative program that provides needed services to support the work of local school boards. This year the award recognizes AASB for its School System Snapshot tool and GSBA for it