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.
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
We here at GSBA anxiously look forward each year to seeing our members at our Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly. It never fails to be a time of great learning and networking, and the 2020 schedule was one we were very excited about. Unfortunately, after much thought, we have elected to cancel the 2020 GSBA Summer Conference and Delegate Assembly.
This was not an easy decision for so many reasons, but we felt the uncertainty of this time and the demand for your attention at your local level require your total focus. Additionally, we
School Board Appreciation Week –– March 16 - 20, 2020
The Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) extends our sincere appreciation to all school board members for the work you do for public education in our state. Each year in March, we set aside a special week to honor the work of Georgia's school boards. We are constantly amazed by the tremendous civic responsibility that our school board members fulfill for each community in our state.
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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
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
For information on Georgia’s efforts: https://census.georgia.gov
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