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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:

Member districts: No charge

Non-member districts: 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 schedule training please contact North Georgia RESA


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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 8AM - 4:30PM
 We are closed for all major holidays.
 In the event of inclement weather we
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 Approval Date 8/9/2011

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