GOCSD serves our members by promoting collaborative professional learning, advocating for and celebrating the educational profession, and forming meaningful partnerships with businesses.
Our Members have access to high quality professional learning.
Have a voice in what professional learning topics are offered.
Participate in high quality professional learning sessions, both seated and virtual, facilitated by leaders from our member districts, for free or at a minimal cost.
Learn from international educational experts at our multi-day events, and become members of a regional learning community.
Utilize our on-demand catalog, choosing topics that target needs, as it suits your schedule.
Have the opportunity to participate in Member Hosted PL Events.
Attend Innovation Summit, our premier educational conference with international keynote speakers and breakout sessions by regional leaders and experts, forming connections with other educators and partners.
Submit proposals to present a breakout session or host a roundtable discussion at Innovation Summit.
Participate in networking sessions to connect with others in the region with like roles/responsibilities.
Register new teachers our Beginning Teachers Assistance Program.
Save money with discounted registration fees.
Send education students from a Member University/College to any of our professional learning events for free.
Our Members have opportunities to advocate for public education.
Join the Teacher Proud Tuesday campaign to lift up and celebrate the profession and those currently serving, to recruit and inspire candidates to consider teaching, and to inform communities, business leaders and policymakers the importance of public education.
Participate in our GOKey Communicators program. This group receives free training and on-going support on how to regularly communicate with regional legislators about the effects of proposed legislation on their local school districts.
Have a voice at the local, state and national level.
Be notified of key issues that currently affect schools.
Submit celebrations, programs and offerings (up to 3 per year) to be shared with our community as a Member Spotlight in GONews.
Our Members have access to relevant educational partners.
Connect with our partners to collaborate and learn.
Receive discounts and special pricing.
Have access to and learn about quality products and services.
Utilize financial management services through MOCAAT.
Choose to be a sponsor at our Innovation Summit Conference as a Member University/College.
Submit a proposal to present at our Virtual Partner Fair as a Member University/College.
Our Members receive GOCSD publications.
GONews: Distributed twice a month. Includes PL events open for registration, new on-demand content, member spotlights, opportunities from our partners, and more.
Superintendents Update: Distributed as needed. Includes timely topics, invitations to upcoming virtual discussions of hot topics, legislative news, etc.
Ambassador Guide: The GOCSD Ambassador, as designated by each member organization, receives a monthly digital guide with a short of list tips to be sure that their organization is not missing out on any timely opportunities or membership benefits.