2017 Conference

GATE Conference: October 11-13, 2017

at Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club

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Conference Theme:
Preparing Educators for a World Beyond Imagination

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club

2459-H US Highway 280 West
Cordele, GA 31015
Room Reservations: (800) 459-1230 

Register early!
Our new online system makes it SO quick and easy!
The online registration form is available here:
GATE 2017 Conference Registration
Then pay for your conference registration using PayPal!
  1. Complete your registration form using the link above.
  2. To pay, use this link: PayPal.me/GAATE
  3. In PayPal, after you have entered the total amount to cover your registration and/or membership, be sure to click “Add a note” and include your name as it appears on your registration form and what the funds will be used toward.
  4. Make sure you have completed both the registration form and paid, so your information is complete for easy check-in at the conference.
  5. Thank you, and we’ll see you there!
Make your hotel reservations soon!
Be sure to book a room in the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators (GATE) block for special pricing.

The GATE rate is $119 per room per night (plus applicable state and local taxes, currently 11%; in addition to the room rate, there is a $10.00 resort fee per room per night).

Group rate is only available until September 27, 2017 and is subject to availability!

To reserve a room online:
  1. ​Go to the resort website: www.lakeblackshearresort.com
  2. Click on the orange box in the upper right corner: Lowest Rate Guaranteed BOOK ONLINE
  3. Enter your arrival date and select the number of room nights
  4. Enter Group ID:  273432
  5. Click on Check Now
  6. Click on Book Now and complete required information to make reservation.

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club

2459-H US Highway 280 West
Cordele, GA 31015

Room Reservations: (800) 459-1230