athens_skylineAnnual Trustee School

The Sixth Annual GAPPT Trustee School will be held at The Classic Center - Foundry Street Building in Athens, Georgia on March 18-20, 2019. 

Online registration forms and hotel reservations are now available.

See the tentative class schedule HERE. To learn more about the GAPPT Trustee School, including details about the CPPT certification program, please see our Trustee School Brochure.

HyattPlaceHotel Information and Reservations

For the Sixth Annual Trustee School, the GAPPT has arranged a special group rate of $169.00 per night plus tax at the Hyatt Place Athens

Attendees can make online hotel reservations at the Hyatt Place Athens HERE(This link will automatically include the event code for your chosen dates.)

Attendees may also call the Hyatt Place directly at 1-800-233-1234, (or 706-425-1800, then press "1"). Please make sure to mention our special event code G-GAP9 to receive the group rate. 

The Hyatt Place Athens is located at 412 North Thomas Street, Athens, Georgia, 30601. The hotel is approximately 1.5 hours from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. 

Plan Sponsor or Emeritus Registration

Plan Sponsor and Emeritus registration is open to all individuals who are currently serving or have served as a director or trustee, (regular or ex-officio), of a public pension board or as a plan administrator. They cannot be employed with an entity serving the pension community, such as an actuarial, consulting, custodial, legal, or investment management firm.

The registration rate for GAPPT Plan Sponsor or Emeritus Members is $129.00 per individual. The Non-Member Plan Sponsor and Emeritus rate is $179.00 per individual. Organization "Key Members" have the ability to register on behalf of their plan board members. 

Register as a Plan Sponsor or Emeritus attendee.


Affiliate Registration

Affiliate registration is open to individuals who have expressed an interest in the GAPPT and its mission, but do not fall within the definition of a Plan Sponsor or Emeritus attendee. Individuals with actuarial, consulting, custodial, legal. and investment management firms would be considered Affiliate participants.

Trustee School sponsorship opportunities are available to GAPPT Affiliate Members only. Details can be found on the Trustee School registration form, as well as on the GAPPT Sponsorship webpage.

The registration rate for GAPPT Affiliate Members is $500.00 per individual. The Non-Member Affiliate rate is $1100.00 per individual. After February 25, 2019, Affiliate registrations will incur a $100.00 late fee.

Register as an Affiliate attendee.


classiccenterAll Trustee School classes, meals, and networking events will take place in The Classic Center - Foundry Street Building located at 130 Foundry StreetAttendee room arrangements are available at the adjacent Hyatt Place Athens.

The GAPPT Sixth Annual Trustee School will begin on Monday morning with breakfast and registration. Class sessions are held all day Monday and Tuesday. In the early evenings, a networking social hour and optional Study Hall are offered for attendees to enjoy a light dinner and refreshments while reviewing the day's material with their classmates. Basic and Advanced Course exams are held on Wednesday morning after a continental breakfast. 

The Trustee School registration fee includes meals, two full days of valuable education, all course materials, test preparation, and examination. Attendees may register for the Basic, Advanced, or Continuing Education Course. Participants must have successfully completed the Basic Course to register for the Advanced Course, and only CPPT recipients may enroll in the Continuing Education sessions. (An exam is not required for the Continuing Education Course.) Affiliate participants have the additional option to register as a "networking only" attendee.


GAPPT membership information can be found on the Join Now webpage. An opportunity to join the Association is also included on the Trustee School registration form.

Please direct any questions about the registration process, sponsorship opportunities, or membership to Sue Reynolds at [email protected] or 770-295-8209. We look forward to seeing you in March!