Promoting Excellence Through Georgia's Middle Schools
Promoting Excellence Through Georgia's Middle Schools

About Us

Georgia Middle School Association is a leader for continuous improvement in the education of middle grade students through promoting exemplary educational practices, and offering support and resources to all Georgia middle grade educators.


Georgia Middle School Association is the only middle level organization in the state that embraces teachers, administrators, teacher educators and teacher candidates.  Membership to GMSA provides the following benefits.

Conference Dates 2017

GMSA Annual Conference
February 25-27, 2018
Valdosta, GA
Visit the conference page to stay informed with news and information about next year’s conference.

Educator of the Year

Each year the Georgia Middle School Association takes applications from Middle School educators across the state of Georgia who meet the qualifications and awards one applicant the prestigious honor of being the GMSA Educator of the Year.

Info & Application

Teams of the Year

Each year GMSA recognizes eight Teams of the Year for their outstanding work to improve the education and well-being of young adolescents in the state. Each winning team will receive a $100 award and will be honored at the GMSA Conference Awards Luncheon.

Info & Application

Teacher Grants

GMSA offers up to 4 teacher grant awards in the amount of $500 each for use in teachers’ classrooms.

Info & Application

President's Message

TamThank you for taking the time to visit the Georgia Middle School Association (GMSA) website. Not only have you chosen one of the most important professions, but you have elected to serve in the middle grades. Middle grades children are encountering more changes than any time since birth, (read more..)


Executive Director's Message

Jim_Allen_Picture As you view the new GMSA website I hope you find it to be as helpful and refreshing as I do. The main goal of the board is to ensure the organization continues to adapt to needed technological changes to meet the ever changing needs of you, our clients. Our new website (read more…)

Mr. James Allen