General Education Leadership Network (GELN)


To provide leadership and direction focused on teaching and learning among Michigan's ISDs/RESAs.


The GELN will be seen as a proactive key decision-making group that develops collaborative and efficiencies on projects, issues and policy regarding student learning.

Three words that best describe GELN; collaborative, proactive, and influential - and what we desire to become as an organization. Through the initiatives we have chosen, we have made great strides at living into this vision.


  • Identifying expertise
  • Building relationships
  • Eliminating redundancy


  • Contributing to key state initiatives
  • Helping shape critical conversations


  • Anticipating needs
  • Supporting readiness
  • Build knowledge of emerging issues

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Dave Krebs

Director of GELN