ADVOCACY | LEADERSHIP | PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

The Gilmer County Board of Education, Ellijay, Georgia, is seeking a new superintendent.  The system enrollment is approximately 4,100 students (K-12) with five schools.  The Board seeks a visionary and innovative leader who has a broad base of experience in all areas of school and system operation.   King-Cooper and Associates will assist the Board […]

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Food Service Sustainability Solutions became a GSSA sponsor last year and displayed the AirGenie Air Sanitizer during our 2020 Fall Bootstrap in Athens. They have recently earned the Georgia Made Certification. Georgia Made is a program created to celebrate the people and support the industries manufacturing a wide variety of products across our state. The […]

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Superintendent Search Announcement The Gwinnett County Board of Education has contracted the Georgia School Boards Association to assist with their search for their next superintendent of schools. Application Deadline: Sunday, May 16, 2021 – 11:59 p.m., EDT Click to view Vacancy Announcement   How To Apply: You will be able to create an online login and password, which will enable […]

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The last two days of the session were long and the mischief was minor Sine Die 2021. Several education bills did pass the session and April 1st is the beginning of reviewing the key bills that will have an impact on K-12 education in Georgia. The FY 22 budget was passed late into the night […]

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Day 38, was a long and arduous day.  SB 47 the voucher expansion legislation passed the House floor by a 91-71. This adds Section 504 students for eligibility for this expanded version of the special needs voucher. The representatives supporting the bill went to the chamber well with emotional laced testimony as their go to […]

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FY22 Budget HB 81 passes the Senate. The House and Senate have appointed their conferees to hammer out their -what appears to be -minor differences.   It should be make an appearance in a final version by tomorrow. Bills on the move and/or getting attention: SB 59  – A charter school bill that attempted to […]

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The Emanuel County School System Board of Education has contracted the Georgia School Boards Association to assist with their search for their next superintendent of schools.   Application Deadline: Sunday, April 4th, 2021 – 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time.  Please see the vacancy announcement for more information. Please work on your application prior to the closing date. After you “submit” your […]

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With five legislative days remaining, the activity has picked up slightly with slow but steady floor voting in both chambers. Just not much concerning K-12 public education. Both the House and Senate adjourned the last two days by noon.  There seems to be some tension between the chambers as evidenced by the slow down in […]

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Interestingly, the pace of the session remains slow.  The House Education Committee heard two bills late Tuesday afternoon: SB 159 – The alternate transportation bill allowing local districts to opt in and provide transportation in a vehicle with 8 persons or less but must be clearly marked as a school district transport vehicle. One change […]

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