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GSBA Elects New Officers for the 2020-2021 Year

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, GSBA Director of Communications 770-962-6843, jpauly@gsba.com   JUNE 9, 2020–The 2020 Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly that was to be held June 5-6 was canceled due to COVID-19. GSBA held a virtual, abbreviated version of the Delegate Assembly to elect officers for the Board of Directors as required by the bylaws. Legislative positions were not on the agenda and will be considered at a later date along with District Director elections. On Friday, June 5, representatives from 105 school boa


GSBA Statement on Protests

  The past few months have ushered in a great sense of urgency and need to develop and support k-12 systems that are nimble and flexible, as well as create learning environments and spaces that support success for all students. As governance team leaders you have grappled daily with the ever-changing landscape that is defined by the COVID-19 pandemic and are now working to prepare to begin the new school year in the face of reductions in funding. In a few weeks GSBA will be issuing a document with recommendations for consideration as


GA School Districts Get Creative to Honor 2020 High School Graduates!

Georgia's high school graduates should be enjoying these final days as seniors. The excitement of gatherings, family, friends and traditional ceremonies that mark this milestone of achievement. Unfortunately, due to current events seniors will not be afforded these commemorations that they so rightfully deserve. GSBA joins Georgia's public school districts all over our state in honoring these graduates and all of their accomplishments. To learn more about how our schools are honoring graduates click below and see examples of school dist


GSBA Virtual Training Options

During these unprecedented times of COVID-19, GSBA has the safety of its membership, families and the community in the forefront. Addressing COVID-19 is causing schools and districts to work through issues that challenge governance, leadership, and management. GSBA remains committed to addressing these needs and assisting Georgia’s school boards to effectively communicate, collaborate and make decisions that best serve students and staff. GSBA’s Board Leadership Development team stands ready to support you through this crisis, wh


Shared Best Practices for School Districts

  We trust and hope that the health and safety of your community is well and that as a state we continue to move in the right direction. We know that you are continuing to handle the immediate concerns and needs of your students, teachers, staff, administration and community. In doing so, GSBA pledges to continue to support your work as you deem appropriate and we are able to do so. School districts all over our state have begun to settle into digital learning and/or take-home materials, ensuring services are still reaching students. W