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 Events and Conferences

Professional Learning is the ​means by which teachers, administrators, and other staff acquire, enhance, and refine the knowledge, skills, practices, and dispositions necessary to create and support high levels of learning for all students.

Instructional Leadership Workshops

The Division of School and District Effectiveness is excited to announce our final Instructional Leadership Workshop for the 2018-19 school year. This workshop is intended to meet expressed and identified needs of school and district leaders throughout the state of Georgia and will be presented from a leadership perspective.
Instructional Leadership Workshop:
Look for 2019-2020 Workshops Coming Soon!

​​​Summer K-12 Mathematics Institute

Date: June 10-12, 2019 
Time: ​​8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Macon Centreplex, Macon, Georgia
Audience: K-12 Mathematics Leaders and Teachers
Grade Band Sessions: K-2, 3-4, 5-7, and 8-HS
75 seats available per grade band
Registration has closed.​
Registration Deadline: April 26, 2019
Registration Fee: $450.00

Payment Deadline: May 31, 2019
Areas of Focus:

  • Increasing mathematical literacy among Georgia students
  • Improving teacher content knowledge
  • Providing evidence-based strategies to meet the needs of all Georgia learners in their quest to master the Georgia Standards of Excellence

Please note that refunds will not be issued. Due to financial commitments to the venue, registration cancellations must be sent in writing at least two weeks prior to the event.​​ 

Lodging is available at Macon Marriott City Center for $94.00 per night.

Summer Instructional Leadership Conference/
Governor's School Leadership Academy

​​Save the Date! June 24-26, 2019​​
Location: J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center, Suwanee​, Georgia
Audience: ESSA designated CSI, TSI, Promise and SIG school and district leaders only. Participants will attend all three days.

​McREL's District Balanced Leadership 3-Day Institute

Dates: July 9-11, 2019
Time: ​​9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Georgia Department of Education 
Sloppy Floyd Building, West Tower 10th Floor, Training Rooms A-C
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30024 
Audience: District Leadership Teams of 5+ Recommended
Registration Link for McREL's District Balanced Leadership Institute​
100 Seats available
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2019
There is no registration fee for this institute.
Meal and beverages will not be provided. ​

​District Leadership That Works will support district leaders to:
  • Engage in their district’s continuous improvement process with a clear focus and a strategy for improving teaching, leading, and learning
  • Frame their work through research-based practices of effective district leaders
  • Connect their district leadership actions to the leadership actions of site leaders
  • ​Plan for systemic change



 Contact Information

Dawn Ashmore
Interim Professional Learning Program Specialist
Phone: 404-656-3436

 Summer ILC/GSLA, June 24-26, 2019


 Winter Instructional Leadership Conference, February 25-27, 2019


 Instructional Leadership Workshops