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.


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Hot legislative issues, pesky educational acronyms, stats on Georgia’s school board members, special reports on public education — it’s all here at your fingertips.

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Eight Characteristics of Effective School Boards – published by the Center on Education Policy

Educational Acronyms – Learn the ins and outs of AYP, IEP and all of the pesky acronyms used in education.

Educationary – An explanation of common terms used in education.

Georgia DOE – Student Growth Model – Information on the Georgia Student Growth Model (GSGM) initiative.

Georgia Population by Counties – Changes in each Georgia county from July 2010 through July 2019 from U.S. Census Bureau information

Seven Questions Boards Should Ask about School Leadership -published by the National Association of State Boards of Education

School Enrollment – Number of students enrolled in the school system.

School Board Compensation – What school board members are paid and/or reimbursed for meetings to fulfill their responsibilities.

School Board Elections – Information on whether elections are partisan or non-partisan as well as when Board Chair Elections are held.

Board Meeting Schedules (Dates and Times)

Boards Profile Information