Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc

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Save the Date: March 9-11, 2020
35th Annual GCEL, Inc. Conference
2020 Theme:


February 11 -13, 2019
34th Annual
GCEL, Inc. Conference

Savannah Riverfront
Marriott Hotel

2019 Annual Conference

Georgia Compensatory
Educational Leaders (GCEL), Inc.

34th Annual Conference

 Conference Theme: “The Power of Connections”

The Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc. 34th Annual Conference was held at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel, Savannah, Georgia, February 11-13, 2019.

Conference Check-In

Conference check-in will be held in the lobby of the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel as follows:

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Monday, February 11, 2019, 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 7:00 A.M. to Noon

Conference Fees

A.     $300.00 (Early Registration: September1 to December 31, 2018);

B.      $325.00 (Regular Registration: January 1 to 15, 2019); and

C.      $340.00 (Late Registration: January16 to January 31, 2019)

Send purchase order or check for registration to:

GCEL, Inc.

Dr. Lakshmi Subramaniam
P O Box 18180
Garden City, GA  31418
Telephone:  (912) 596-2946     
Email:  Lakshmi Subramaniam []

Conference Registration Cancellations,
Refunds and Substitutions

In the event you are unable to attend the conference and must cancel your registration; please complete and submit a Cancellation of Registration Form as soon as possible. Due to commitments to our facilities and partners, cancellation fees are as follows: 

Cancellations and Refunds

If you cannot attend the conference and there is no other individual to attend in your place, you may cancel your participation by submitting the Cancellation of Registration Form. Please carefully review the cancellation policy to ensure you are aware of timing and refunds available.  Refunds are granted for attendee purchases based on the following sliding scale:

Cancellation Received                Amount Refunded  December                                          50% Refund January - February                              No Refund       

Please note that cancellations are deemed eligible for a refund based on the date the cancellation form is submitted.  Phone calls and emails are not acceptable forms of notification.

1.       Fifty percent refund may be granted if an acceptable electronic Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders (GCEL), Inc. Cancellation of Registration Form is received by December 31st.

2.       NO refund will be granted if registration is between January 1 and the first day of the conference. 

3.       No shows will be charged the full registration fee.


If you cannot attend the conference, substitutions can be made up to ten (10) days prior to the first day of the conference at no cost.  Substitutions are a great way to eliminate costly cancellation penalties. Please complete and submit a Substitution Request Form

The status of your request will be emailed to you within ten (10) business days.


GCEL, Inc. will provide breakfast Monday through Wednesday of the conference and lunch on Monday through Tuesday for all registered conference participants.  There will be no charge for those meals during the conference. 

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel rooms at the conference rate will be available on a first come basis.  Georgia Compensatory Educational Leaders, Inc. accepts no responsibility in securing your hotel accommodations.   

For more information, please contact:

GCEL President:  
Dr. Lakshmi 

GCEL President-Elect:
Dr. Sandra Nethels -