Marcus Scott IV, GAAE President

GAAE Annual Conference 2020


It is with great pleasure I start my tenure as the president of Georgia Alternative School Association. As we plan for this year’s conference, we would like to hear from you. Your feedback is important!!!

Please peruse the website and apply for our annual awards, nominate someone for our monthly recognition, submit a proposal to the conference, apply for a student scholarship and much more. Most importantly, we need you to register for our annual conference and/or become a member of our great organization.

We truly appreciate everyone whom attended our conferences in the past and look forward to your continued support/partnership. If there is anything we can do to help your alternative school/program more successful, do not hesitate to contact us. Please feel free to email me or call anytime. I look forward to working with you.

Continue to do great things, while inspiring others to do the same.

Below is link that shares more information about the president and his vision for GAAE.

Marcus Scott IV
(912) 655-4371


Why Attend the GAAE Conference?

  1. Meet people with similar interests and experiences that will help you expand your network and circle of influence.
  2. Your mind may be open to new opportunities
  3. Your mind may be challenged to consider new ideas and theories.
  4. Your heart may be inspired and encouraged.
  5. You may have an opportunity to exhibit, demonstrate, or share your ideas, products or services.
  6. You may have an opportunity to build potential partnerships and relationships that will help you personally or professionally.
  7. You might be inspired to write or create something new–a new product, expand an idea, develop a thought.
  8. Receive answers to difficult or challenging questions that you have been considering.
  9. You may meet members of the media and establish new possible PR opportunities.  
  10. You may realize how completely amazing your life is and be grateful for the mentors who wish to support you in your journey ahead


Here's an opportunity to step up from GAAE Annual Conference attendee and become one of our fabulous conference presenters! The GAAE Annual Conference is the premier event for educators of Alternative Education Students, bringing together educators from around the state to network, share best practices, and discover innovative strategies for working with students from diverse backgrounds. Are you willing to share your expertise with other educators as a presenter at the GAAE Annual Conference? If so, we invite you to submit your proposal before the deadline of May 15, 2020.. This year’s conference takes place September 16-18 in Savannah, Georgia, under the theme Operation 2020: Bridging the Achievement Gap Between Traditional & Non-Traditional Education.


Conference Dates: September 16th- 18th, 2020

Conference Location: Hyatt Regency, Savannah, GA

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15th, 2020

NAEA-REVISED-RUBRIC-2016-Final (pdf)


submit your proposal for the 2020 GAAE conference

Your proposal will undergo a blind review process, and you will receive notification of the decision regarding your proposal. You will receive an email immediately after you submit your proposal providing you with the link to submit your materials.

Conference Registration

Conference Information & Forms