GLA consists of fourteen Georgia educators with extensive experience in matters of school system governance, training, policy, and compliance. Individual trainers have:
delivered over 200 trainings to local boards
provided consultation to numerous local boards
provided a variety of other services and consultations to local school boards including superintendent searches, planning retreats, policy consultation, salary studies, and analysis of specific local issues.
Dr. John D. Lairsey
Dr. John D. Lairsey spent 34 ½ years in the Charlton County School System serving as a teacher, principal at all school levels, an associate superintendent and concluded his time there as the superintendent for 9 ½ years. In addition to his service in Charlton, he was an active member of the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders and the Georgia School Superintendents Association. He served the Okefenokee RESA as its chairman/vice chairman for 7 years. At RESA, he helped create and teach a Growing Leaders program and provided professional learning to future school leaders.
Dr. Lairsey has taught adjunct courses at Georgia Southern, Armstrong and Valdosta State University. He is currently employed in the Leadership, Technology and Workforce Development of VSU where he works with students in the graduate school. He earned his Ed.D. from Valdosta State University.
For more information about GLA Training or to set up a training session for your local school,
contact Dr. John Lairsey
Dr. John Lairsey
46 Amber Circle
Folkston, Georgia 31537
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