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.



2022 Student Video Contest Winners Announced

The Georgia School Boards Association is thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s Student Video Contest! GSBA sponsors a student video contest for public high school students all over the state. This year’s theme was, "To My Younger Self. If you could travel back in time and give advice to your middle school self, what would it be?" The GSBA Awards committee, made of board of education members from all over Georgia, critiqued the videos on how well they addressed the topic, as well as the quality of the production and the c

Local Georgia School Districts Receive GSBA Safety Grants

Media Contact: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications,, 770-962-6843 The Georgia School Boards Association, Risk Management Services (RMS) is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 Safety Grant recipients. The grants are available to assist and improve safety in local school systems, who are members of the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) Risk Management Services (RMS). “Safety of Georgia’s public-school students and staff is of the upmost importance,” said Valarie Wilson, GSBA Executive Director. “When

2022 Election Guide for Public Education in Georgia

2022 Georgia Candidates' Views on Public Education We are pleased to announce the release of the“2022 Georgia Candidates' Views on Public Education”.  We invited the candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, and superintendent of schools to answer the same five educa­tion-related questions. These questions were designed to give insight into the candidates’ vision, philosophy on governance, and views on specific education issues. We recommend posting the publication to your website and social media, distributing it to your c

GSBA: FY23 Officers & Conference Highlights

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, 770-962-6843, Follow us on facebook and twitter. JUNE 15, 2022 – On Friday, June 10, 2022, representatives from school boards in Georgia met during the 2022 GSBA Summer Conference in Savannah for training and sharing best practices, to approve the legislative positions of the association, and to elect GSBA’s 2022-2023 officers during the annual Delegate Assembly. The complete list of approved legislative positions will be posted on GSBA’s website. Th

Statement on Uvalde, Texas

We send our deepest sympathies to the Robb Elementary School and Uvalde, Texas community. Words seem so feeble in these moments, but we offer continued comfort, healing, and encouragement to these families as they mourn and process their feelings. Hug your loved ones, hold them close and cherish every moment you all have together. All of us at GSBA stand alongside this grieving community and pray for their continued healing and strength to face each day during this time of sorrow. Valarie Wilson Executive Director