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A GAE Election is taking place now through 6 p.m., April 1, 2019.

The election is for NEA RA Delegates for Districts 1,2,3,4 and Retired; District Four Director,; and GAE Retired At-Large Director. All Active and Retired members are eligible to vote in their respective election. Please click on the link to start the election process.  This is your chance to have a say in YOUR Association!

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YOU DID IT!!  Your action kept a very bad  (voucher) bill -- SB 173 -- from crossing over.  This is the positive outcome your voices can make on the behalf of public education and our children.    See original information below.

 “Yesterday was not a good day at the Capitol for public education in Georgia,” said Charlotte Booker, president of the Georgia Association of Educators (GAE). Booker is referring to SB 173, sponsored by Sen. Dolezal (R-Cumming), a private school voucher bill disguised as an “education savings account,” that hurriedly passed out of the Senate Finance Committee.  Read complete release | Read updated Crossover Day information
January 28, 2019

A Message From GAE’s New Executive Director, Mark Simons

"I’m humbled by the honor to serve as your Executive Director, and I’m looking forward to meeting members during my time here in Georgia. I will be traveling the state to learn more about what you’re experiencing in your schools, and I look forward to attending local meetings where I can learn first-hand the struggles you overcome and the joys you share that you have every day." Read more...
January 11, 2019

Muscogee member is finalist for prestigious global teacher award

Eric Crouch, a fifth grade teacher at Double Churches Elementary School, Columbus, Georgia, has made the top 50 shortlist for the prestigious Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019. Now in its fifth year, the US$1 million award is the largest prize of its kind and is considered the Nobel Prize of teaching.Read more...
November 16, 2018

GAE says teacher salaries need to be competitive to stave off looming teacher shortages

“Georgia simply can no longer afford to apply band-aids to the issue of attracting and retaining quality teachers for Georgia’s 1.6 million students if it doesn’t take the salary and benefits issue seriously,” said Charlotte Booker, president of the Georgia Association of Educators (GAE).Read more...
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Volume 17, Issue 1:
New Executive Director Mark Simons, President Booker responds to Gov. Kemp's State of the State, Tax Points for Educators, Member Spotlight - Eric Crouch, GAE-Retired news, GAE Elections and more!

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