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Past Presidents

and Conference Themes

Leslie Hamilton
2018-2019
Planting Seeds for Student Success

Tinisha Parker
2017-2018
Promoting Student Success #ItsAMindset

Torri Jackson
2016-2017
Lifeline of the School, Heart of the Community


Brent Henderson
2015-2016
Leadership, Learning, Legacy

Julie Hartline
2014-2015
School Counselors:  A Voice for Students

Julie Jordan Spires
2013-2014
Advocating for Success

Barbara Strickland
2012-2013
An Essential Piece to Student Success

Gail Smith
2011-2012
Unlocking a World of Potential

Demetria Williams
2010-2011
Empowering Students to Imagine - Believe - Achieve

Sonya Wright
2009-2010
Synergizing Programs for Student Success

Brian Law
2008-2009
Bridging the Gap to Student Achievement
Jim Bergin
2007-2008
It is Better to Build Children Than to Repair Adults

Jenny Lacy
2006-2007
Lighting the Way for the Future

Susan McCarthy
2005 - 2005
Teaming Up for Student Success

BJ Thomas McBride
2004 - 2005
Celebrating Our Most Precious Treasures

Janis Webb
2003 - 2004
Making A World of Difference

Judy Lancaster
2002 - 2003
Planting the Seeds for Life

Joey Brewer
2001 - 2002
A Compass for 21st Century Counseling:  Reflect, Renew, Refocus

Rose Merry Brock
2000 - 2001
Illuminating the Future – The Power is in Our Hands

Myra Chandler
1999 - 2000
Coming Full Circle: Guiding Into the New Millennium

Joyce Chandler
1998 - 1999
School Counselors...Taking a Moment to Touch a Heart

Becky Bridges
1997 - 1998
GSCA: STARmakers

Mary P. Broadhurst
1996 -1997
A Vision for Uniting Schools and Communities for Youth: Building BLOCKS

B.J. Cutts
1995 - 1996
School Counseling for Hope and Wholeness

Dale Clark
1994 -1995
Counselors Need Clowns (Colleagues, Laughter, Opportunities, Wellness, Nurturing, Support)

Peggy Cooper
1993 - 1994
Celebrate the Whole Child: Explore the Beauty Within

William Culbreth
1992 - 1993
Every Child A Winner...(& Every Counselor Too!)

Frankie Wallace
1991 - 1992
GSCA: A Tradition of Excellence

Ginger Little
1990 - 1991
Guiding Our Youth Into the 21st Century

Clarissa Rice
1989 - 1990
School Counselors: Human Rights Specialists - Competent, Committed, Caring

Lynn Brandon
1988 - 1989
Counseling: Providing Directions for Living

Glenda Almand
1987 - 1988
Counseling: Guiding Dreams Toward Reality

Wayne C. Huey
1986 - 1987
Creating a Climate for Change

Juanita Booker
1985 - 1986
Counseling: A Blueprint for Success

JoAn Morris
1984 - 1985
Guiding Today for Tomorrow

JoAn Morris
1983 - 1984
Positive Strategies for Today's Tragedies

William Abrahamson
1982 - 1983
Reflections - Projections

Mary Joe Hannaford
1981 - 1982
Pilgrimage in Personhood

Fleta Glynn
1980 - 1981
Make It Happen

Phil Hulst
1979 - 1980
Focus on the Total You

Jack Touchstone
1978 - 1979
Counseling Is...Learning, Understanding, Valuing

Jack Touchstone
1977 - 1978
Free to Help

William B. Weaver
1976 - 1977
Providing Alternatives: Shaping Realities

Roger Selman
1975 - 1976
Involved Counselors Get It Together - "School Counselors Care"

Jo Maxye McKenzie
1974 - 1975
Counselors Make the Difference

Jean Thompson
1973 - 1974
Love as a Behavior Modifier

Gerald J. Deleski
1972 - 1973
Counselors Involved in Curriculum

Ruth B. Ryce
1971 - 1972
Accountability Through Personal and Professional Commitment

H. Thomas Ward (GSCA) & Margaret McIver (GTEA)
1970 - 1971
Quest for Quality in Guidance: A Unified Approach

Jack N. Gay
1969 - 1970
Guidance in Action

Walter Hall
1968 - 1969
Perspective - Perception - Performance

John Calder
1967 - 1968
Counseling for the Challenge of Change

Katherine Crouch
1966 - 1967
A Proud Past - An Unlimited Future

J.C. Mullis
1965 -1966
Challenge 1966: The Individual in Society

Otho Pirkle
1964 - 1965
New Vistas for New Times

Clemmie Brower
1963 -1964
Expanding Perspectives of Counselor Competencies

Clemmie Brower
1962 - 1963
Tomorrow's Realities Today

Douglas Purdie
1961 - 1962
The Counselor in the Changing World

William B. King
1960 - 1961
Current Processes in the Development of Mental Health Services for the School Children of Georgia

William B. King
1959 - 1960
Toward More Effective Counseling

Barbara Chandler
1958 - 1959
The National Scene in Guidance

Barbara Chandler
1957 - 1958
Meet the Counselor

William L. Hitchcock
1956 - 1957
Meeting the Challenge

M.O. Phelps
1955 - 1956
Guidance Needs of the Elementary School Child: How to Meet the Child's Needs
The Role of the Teacher and the Administrator

M.O. Phelps
1954 - 1955
Guidance Services: Model 1955

Ernestine Bledsoe
1953 - 1954
Guidance Today

Laura Marbut
1952 - 1953
Psychological Problems of Teachers and Counselors: Trends in Guidance Movement

Charles F. Hudgins
1951 - 1952
Counselors Grow in Service

Charles F. Hudgins
1950 - 1951
The Counselor at Work with Counselors and Co-Workers

Charles F. Hudgins
1949 - 1950