CALHOUN, GA – The Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL) recently recognized Gordon County Schools with the 2021-2022 Vision Award.
The Vision Award is presented to school systems that encourage school and system leadership to engage and participate in statewide advocacy, professional learning, and networking to support the future of public education in Georgia.
Gordon County Schools (GCS) maintains strong Professional Learning Communities that foster and encourage collaboration to support student achievement and meet the individual needs of educators within the GCS system. In the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan, Gordon County Schools announced teacher and leadership development as a key focus, implementing programs for Aspiring Leaders and providing professional development opportunities across the school system.
Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Fraker accepted the award on behalf of Gordon County Schools at the Winter GAEL Conference. Gordon County Schools was one of only twenty-six school districts in the state to receive the prominent award.
The Georgia Association of Educational Leaders is a statewide organization that has been providing service to educational leaders since 1974. The mission of GAEL is to improve public education in Georgia through high quality leadership development, advocacy, and a resource network for educational leaders.
About Gordon County Schools
Gordon County Schools system serves around 6,500 students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation.