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2019 GAGC Annual Convention

  • Monday, March 04, 2019
  • Tuesday, March 05, 2019
  • The Georgia Center's UGA Hotel and Conference Center - Athens, GA


  • Membership expiration date must be after March 6th
  • Electrical Caddy provided by the Georgia Center

2019 GAGC Convention Information

March 4 -5, 2019

Georgia Hotel & Convention Center

Athens, GA

The Greatest Profession on Earth!

 (Welcome to the 'Three Ring Circus')

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Rick Wormeli

One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick brings innovation, energy, validity and high standards to both his presentations and his instructional practice, which include 39 years teaching math, science, English, physical education, health, and history, as well as coaching teachers and principals. Rick's work has been reported in numerous media, including ABC's Good Morning AmericaHardball with Chris MatthewsNational Geographic and Good Housekeeping magazines, What Matters Most: Teaching for the 21st Century, and the Washington Post. He is a columnist for AMLE Magazine and a frequent contributor to ASCD's Education Leadership magazine. He is the author of the award-winning book Meet Me in the Middle as well as the best-selling books Day One and BeyondFair Isn't Always Equal: Assessment and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom (Second Edition)Differentiation: From Planning to Practice and Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching any Subject, all from Stenhouse Publishers, as well as Summarization in any Subject: 60 Innovative and Tech-Infused Strategies for Deeper Student Learning (releasing in fall 2018) published by ASCD.  His book, The Collected Writings (So Far) of Rick Wormeli: Crazy Good Stuff I Learned about Teaching Along the Way, is collection of his published articles, guest blogs and more through 2013. His classroom practice is a showcase for ASCD's best-selling series, At Work in the Differentiated Classroom.

With his substantive presentations, sense of humor and unconventional approaches, he has been asked to present to teachers and administrators in all 50 states, Canada, China, Europe, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Australia the Middle East, and at the White House. He is a seasoned veteran of many international webcasts, and he is Disney's American Teacher Awards 1996 Outstanding English Teacher of the Nation. He won the 2008 James P. Garvin award from the New England League of Middle Schools for Teaching Excellence, Service and Leadership, and he has been a consultant for National Public Radio, USA Today, Court TV and the Smithsonian Institution's Natural Partners Program and their search for the giant squid.

Registration Now Open!

Convention Prices Include:

  • Admission to GAGC Convention Monday and Tuesday
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch Monday and Tuesday, as well as snacks 
  • Admission to Awards’ Reception on Monday Evening

Registration Type                                 Member         Non-Member

Late Registration (Feb 2 – Mar 1)     $300                  $350

On-Site Registration (Mar 3-5)           $325                  $375

Two ways to Register 

(click on button to register online or links below to print and register by mail):  

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(Credit Card Only - payment due when registration is entered)

 Payment by PO/Check:

  • Individuals download and print registration form and mail with purchase order or check as indicated on form.
  • Exhibitors & Vendors download and print Exhibitor/Vendor Packet and mail with purchase order or check as indicated on form.

NOTE:  If you are registering online (credit card ONLY), payment is expected at the time you complete the registration form. We accept Visa or Mastercard credit cards.  All registrations entered without payment will be discarded.

If you are an individual paying by check or purchase order, download the printable registration form and mail as indicated on the form. 

If you are an exhibitor paying by check, download the Exhibitor/Vendor Packet that contains the registration form and mail as indicated on the form.

Hotel Accommodations

 The UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is the official host
 for the 2019 GAGC Convention. The GAGC Awards' Reception will be
 held on site.

Please call the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel to book your rooms at the special GAGC Convention Rate. (706) 542-2134


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