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Local School Board Training

We now offer local school board training so that your school board members can receive the training they need.

Instructor:  Samuel A. DePaul, Executive Director, North GA RESA

  • Rules of Boardmanship
  • Cultivating Positive Community Relations
  • Code of Ethics for Local School Board Members
  • Current Topics and Issues
  • Leadership


Delivery Method/s:

The delivery method will be flexible regarding small group, large group or whole board. 


Alignment to Standards:

Each course is designed to align to the adopted state standards.


Proposed Fee:

A charge of $35 per participant will be assessed, and if the delivery at the local board of education site is desired, travel expenses will be assessed.


Proposed Location/s:

The location will be determined by the local board of education’s needs.  It could be at the local board of education site or the North GA RESA site. 


Length of Course

The block of time will be three (3) hours and will be provided one time per month with time frame and day TBD.


For more information or to set up training please contact the RESA


CEU Online Credits

CE Credits Online

CE Credits Online has been a nationwide provider of university-accredited, high-quality, standards-based, online professional development courses that focus on improving teaching and student achievement, since 2002. Our curricula is content-rich and abundant with research-based strategies to improve classroom and school environments, to move educators to intentional best practice, and to improve student achievement. Valuable for new and experienced teachers, teams, leads, mentors and administrators (K-12), CE Credits Online courses are available for continuing education credit and post-baccalaureate academic credit.


Knowledge Delivery Systems

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) was founded in 2001, a pioneer in e-learning for educators. Today, KDS is a leading provider of research-based, blended-model strategic professional development solutions for school districts and states. Our mission is to help school districts and states transform professional development to dramatically improve teacher effectiveness and raise student achievement. KDS solutions systematically build district-wide capacity to address their most important challenges—closing the achievement gap, Common Core instruction and assessments, cultural competency, diverse learners and differentiation, teacher induction and school leadership, coaching and instructional leadership, use of data and personalized student learning in 1-to-1 classrooms. KDS online courses are developed by the nation’s leading education experts and researchers, and are delivered on the KDS Professional Learning Platform (PLP).


The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education

UGA offers dozens of classroom and online courses to help teachers' professional development. The University of Georgia makes it easy and efficient for teachers to increase their knowledge and skills — while earning CEUs (Continuing Education Units) as part of the professional development and continuing education process, offering a range of courses in seven disciplinary areas.


 PBS Teacherline

As the premier provider of high quality online professional development, PBS TeacherLine has been recognized for its excellence by organizations such as the United States Distance Learning Association, National Educational Association, and the Software and Information Industry Association.PBS TeacherLine’s facilitated and self-paced PD courses are designed to benefit both beginning and experienced teachers. Topics include science, reading, social studies, math, instructional strategies, and instructional technology.


About Professional Learning

Professional Learning Staff

Dr. David W. Thacker

Director of Professional Learning

Vanna Clampitt

Administrative Assistant


The Professional Learning Department plans, coordinates, and delivers all courses, workshops, endorsements, and training events of North Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA). The Professional Learning Department offers regularly scheduled courses as well as on-request training events and custom-designed training to meet individual school and system needs. North Georgia RESA is committed to building the capacity of educators in the region through courses, workshops, consortium, and other activities. Endorsements are offered in ESOL, Gifted, and K-5 Math. Other custom-designed professional learning opportunities are conducted based on system and school requests meeting the unique goals and needs of the individual school system and/or schools. Should you have a specific professional learning or service need, please contact David Thacker at david.thacker@ngresa.org or by calling 706-276-1111. 

Consolidated Dates

Click HERE for the consolidated RESA System Calendar. This Calendar includes important dates for NGRESA and member systems. It includes holidays, breaks, planning days, and other dates.

System dates were accurate at the time of creation but are subject to change. Please consult each system's official calendar for the most up to date information.


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Hours of Operation

 Monday - Friday
 8AM - 4:30PM
 We are closed for all major holidays.
 In the event of inclement weather we
 will follow Gilmer County Schools.

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 Approval Date 8/9/2011

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