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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

GSBA continues to diligently monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While the spread of this respiratory illness is of concern for our great state, instilling the confidence into our communities and minimizing a sense of panic will assist in easing the fears of the unknown.We encourage school board members to work with your superintendent to understand your systems' response to parents and community members regarding the issue. When these stakeholders are panicking, it is important they know what your plans and procedures are and how as school


Everyone Counts – US Census 2020!

  The Census counts are directly related to programs that help fund school programs, ranging from school lunches, special education, and healthcare. It supports communities by providing money for transportation, healthcare, and many other services we rely on every day. We want to provided you with helpful ways to engage your communities to be prepared and participate!GSBA's Census page  ONLINE RESOURCES For information on Georgia’s efforts: https://census.georgia.govMaterials Toolkit - for use in local communiti


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