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GSBA Governance Team of the Year Winner Announced

Media Contact – Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.com December 6, 2018 - The Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) is pleased to announce Gwinnett County as the winner of the 2018 Governance Team of the Year Award. For pictures click here. 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 were vetted through a stringent application process and a visit by an impartial review team to vet the information in the application. “We are so pleased to honor Gwinnett County as the Governance Team of the Year. They have exemplified, through work and service, what a high functioning board of education and superintendent look like,” said Katrina Young, GSBA President and Rockdale County Board of Education member. The winner was announced at


GSBA Announces 2018 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 “Community Support: What does it look like?”   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 of the video, did the judging. The videos were all one minute or less. No professional assistance was provided to produce the video. The format of the video was left up to the students (commercial, news broadcast, music video, etc.) There were 35 videos submitted for the contest this year.   The Lead Student involved with the video and the sponsoring faculty member of the top three videos, along with their respective principal, are invited to attend the Awards


GSBA Announces Governance Team of the Year Finalists

Media Contact- Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.com   October 15, 2018- The Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Governance Team of the Year Award. This prestigious award will be 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 were vetted through a stringent application process and a visit by an impartial review team to vet the information in the application.   “This group of ten school districts from all over Georgia exemplify what it means to achieve at the highest levels. We are very pleased with this inaugural class for the Governance Team of the Year,” said Katrina Young, GSBA President and Rockdale County Board of Education member.   The winner will be announced


Edgenuity Announces Partnership with The Georgia Vision Project

Edgenuity to support strategic planning work within GA public school districts   Scottsdale, AZ – August 29, 2018 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market, has announced a partnership with The Georgia Vision Project, a multi-year initiative to research and implement world-class educational standards, viable directives, sustainable frameworks and organized contemporary networks for educating all of Georgia’s children. Edgenuity’s partnership with the Georgia Vision Project will reinforce the strategic planning work the organization does within Georgia’s public school districts. Edgenuity’s contribution to the partnership will also support the advancement of the SPARK! Campaign, an advocacy program which aims to “ignite a spark in Georgia public school students,” and change perceptions about public education in Georgia by highlighting success stories from students, teachers and administrators across the state. “We look forward to partnering with the Georgia Vision Project and furthering all the extremely positive work they do


GSBA Student Video Contest Opens!

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 7, 2018. First place prize is $1000, second place is $500 and third place is $250. Entry deadline is October 15th. Please pass this message along to your high schools. For more information, contest guidelines, eligibility and entry forms visit gsba.com/student-video-contest/. Contact communications@gsba.com for questions.