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.



Local Georgia School Districts Receive 2020 GSBA Safety Grants

Local Georgia School Districts Receive 2020 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 2020-2021 Safety Grant recipients.   The grants are available to GSBA Risk Management Services members 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 Valari

2020 GSBA/GSBA Annual Conference Announcement

It has been a challenging start to the 2020-2021 school year, and the GSBA Board of Directors and the staff at GSBA applaud you for the extraordinary leadership each of you have displayed to safely meet the needs of public-school students all over Georgia. As a result of the impacts of COVID-19, never before have we at GSBA recognized more the importance of training, fresh new ideas and networking opportunities that our conferences offer. This year, out of an abundance of caution for you, GSBA is excited for the opportunity to safely offer

GSBA 2020 HS 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. We look forward each year to view the high quality work of our public high school students. Your entry ​could win money for your school's digital/video program. Create a short video using the following theme: Student life during the Pandemic: As a student, how has your life changed as a result of the pandemic? ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to GSBA member dist

GSBA Membership Elects New District Directors

GSBA Membership Elects New District Directors   Media Contact: Justin Pauly, GSBA Director of Communications,, 770-962-6843 August 18, 2020- On Tuesday, July 28 and Wednesday, July 29, board members elected new Board of Directors for GSBA. On, Tuesday, August 11, a run-off was held for GSBA District 5. GSBA Board of Directors are elected for three-year terms. The Board of Directors is composed of the president, president-elect, vice president, treasurer, immediate past president, and a Director from each of th

State Launches Internet Speedtest Pilot for Schools

GSBA is sharing the press release below from Governor Kemp's Office to promote internet speed testing to assist the state in mapping internet speeds for better data on connectivity for schools and students.   JUNE 23, 2020 Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the Georgia Broadband Deployment Initiative (GBDI) is launching the Speedtest® by Ookla® pilot project statewide through August. This project is designed to equip school leaders with the clearest picture possible of internet connectivity for Ge