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GA education officials to attend GSBA/GSSA Annual Conf.& Vision Summit

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Pauly, Director of Communications, jpauly@gsba.com, 770-962-6843November 27, 2017- Approximately 700 local school board members and superintendents are expected to attend the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA), Georgia School Superintendents Association (GSSA) 2017 Annual Conference, Vision Summit (December 1-2) and pre-conference training activities (November 29-30) at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta.Featured keynote speakers include: Bill Curry, NFL player, coach, author, speaker and leader; John Couch


Announcing 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 “Student Achievement: What does it look like.”The GSBA Awards committee, who judged 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 on


Local Georgia School Districts Receive GSBA Safety Grants

The Georgia School Boards Association, Risk Management Services (RMS) is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Safety Grant recipients.The GSBA Safety Grants are in their third year. The grants are available to assist and improve safety infrastructure 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 districts in their important work


CCSD Launches Inaugural Parent Academy Program

The Cherokee County School District this week launched its inaugural parent academy program.Developed by the Georgia School Boards Association, VILLA (Volunteer Instructional Leadership Learning Academy) offers parents the opportunity to learn more about the public schools in their community. On Tuesday, Oct. 9, CCSD became the first school district in the state to pilot the program and will be featured in a GSBA video to promote VILLA.School Board Chair Kyla Cromer brought up the idea of creating such a program during her re-election c


GSBA Student Video Contest

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 1, 2017. First place prize is $1000, second place is $500 and third place is $250. Entry deadline is October 17th.Please pass this message along to your high schools.For more information, contest guidelines, eligibility and entry forms visit http://www.gsbavi