Unifying School Leadership Across Georgia
Georgia Association of Middle School Principals
Dr. Randi Sagona
Dawson County Middle School
2021 Dr. Jimmy Stokes
GAEL Service Award
Lee County West Middle School
2021 Dr. Jim Puckett
GAEL Outstanding Educator Award
The Georgia Association of Middle School Principals (GAMSP) is the organization of and state voice for middle grades school principals, assistant principals, and aspiring school leaders in Georgia. GAMSP is one of seven educational leadership organizations affiliated with the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL).
GAMSP is the state's middle level affiliate for the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Membership in GAMSP is open to all individuals engaged in the administration of schools in Georgia with grades 5 - 8, or any combination of those grades.
The purpose of the association is to promote the cause of middle grades education in Georgia's public schools; to advance the interests of the members of the profession; and to develop among administrators the highest level of professional practices. To this end, the association provides information and support for members so they may better meet the unique educational needs of middle grades students.
The mission of GAMSP is to improve middle grades education in Georgia by providing members high quality leadership development, a resource network, and advocacy.
Provide professional development opportunities to equip members with the knowledge and skills needed to provide leadership for 21st century schools
Provide advocacy in matters affecting middle grades education
Promote high professional standards
Provide a professional network for members
Recognize and honor exemplary school leaders in Georgia
2020-2021 Georgia Association Middle School Principals Officers
Dawson Jr. High School
Rhonda Gulley Principal
Dr. Russell Brock
Anita White Carson Middle School
Dr. Dusty Dykes
Past GAEL President:
Dr. Jesse Davis Executive Officer of Secondary Schools
Dr. Bob Heaberlin Chief Administrative Officer
University of West Georgia