GSSA is calling for your consideration in providing nominations for the 2020 Superintendent of the Year. Each year Georgia is quite fortunate to have so many innovative, professional, and studious superintendents leading our public school systems. Their leadership, perseverance, and dedication to education and the children in their communities deserves to be recognized. You can access […]
Thomasville City Schools Board of Education has contracted the Georgia School Boards Association to assist with their search for their next superintendent of schools. Application Deadline: Sunday, September 8, 2019 – 11:59 p.m. Please see the vacancy announcement below for more information. Thomasville City Schools – Announcement Please work on your application prior to the closing […]
2019 GSSA Fall Bootstrap Conference The Classic Center – Athens, Georgia October 16-17, 2019 The Georgia School Superintendents Association’s Fall Bootstrap Conference will be held at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. 2019 GSSA Fall Bootstrap – Conference Agenda – Coming Soon REGISTRATION 2019 GSSA Fall Bootstrap – Attendee Registration – CLICK HERE 2019 […]
Dr. Bronwyn Ragan-Martin (Early County) takes over as the GSSA President from outgoing president Dr. Mike Newton (Jasper County). Dr. Ragan-Martin will serve as the GSSA President until July of 2020. Along with Dr. Bronwyn Ragan-Martin, GSSA will have Dr. Steve Barker of Coweta County as President-Elect, Dr. Robert Brown of Lumpkin County as Secretary-Treasurer, […]
Eric Arena (Putnam County) and Michael Duncan (Pike County) joined AASA Governing Board Members Michele Taylor (Calhoun City) and Jason Branch (Oconee County) in Washington DC at the AASA Advocacy Conference July 8-9, 2019.
Legislative day 40, was long and cumbersome. Both chambers seemed to slow the pace down as the night lingered on and the legislative process was became very bumpy. No more evident than with HB 322 a Georgia procurement registry bill dealing with the bid process that the House and Senate seemed to become very confused […]
Legislative day 39, a day that lingered into the early evening. SB 68 which is the audit bill had several other bills attached to it. Including the Chief Turnaround Officer HB 32 which places supervision of the CTO under the state school superintendent instead of the state board of education. There is also a bill attached […]
Legislative day 38, saw a lot of chatter about the voucher bill and how it would reappear in various scenarios. After running down many of the rumors, they seemed to die on the political vine. With two days left, i never say never but the voucher bill remains in rules probably not to return this […]
Legislative day 37, where HB 83 known as the recess bill passed the Senate in its home stretch run to the Governor’s desk for his signature. This bill is in my opinion an overreach into the scheduling of each elementary school in our state. Its taken a few years to move through the legislative process but […]
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