Our Story

Serving Georgia's public school boards of education since 1951.

About GSBA

Since its inception in 1951, GSBA has been at the forefront of public education in Georgia, championing local governance and providing comprehensive support to school boards and districts. GSBA services include legislative advocacy, board development, risk management solutions, financial services, legal and policy guidance, superintendent search facilitation, board management software, and public engagement strategies. With an unwavering commitment to supporting public education, GSBA ensures educational leaders stay informed and equipped to navigate the complexities of today’s educational landscape.

GSBA Mission and Purpose

Where Passion Meets Purpose

Empowering schools, students, and communities through excellence in board governance.

Excellence in Board Governance

At GSBA, we’re on a mission to ensure excellence in governance in local school systems, because we know how vital strong leadership is to the success of our schools, the achievement of our students, and the vitality of communities across Georgia. It’s this foundational belief that drives us every day. Our dedicated staff brings a deep passion for education and unwavering commitment to service, tirelessly working to support our members in every way possible. For us, it’s not just a job—it’s a mission to make a real difference in the lives of board members, educators, students, and communities statewide.

Video Gallery

Visit the GSBA video gallery and discover the stories that shape Georgia's public schools.

Mission and Vision

At GSBA, we are driven by a clear vision and a compelling mission that guide every aspect of our work. Our vision is a future where public education in Georgia offers all children an equitable and excellent education, one that not only prepares them for college and career but also equips them for life’s diverse challenges and opportunities. This vision fuels our mission, which is the very reason we exist: to ensure excellence in the governance of local school systems. Together, our vision and mission encapsulate our dedication to transforming the educational landscape, ensuring every child in Georgia has access to the high-quality education they deserve.


Public education in Georgia will provide all children an equitable and excellent education that prepares them for college, career, and life.

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.