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2020 GAE Day at the Capitol

February 20th
8am to 3pm

Registration is now open to attend our 2020 GAE Day at the Capitol. It will take place from 8:00am - 3:00pm in the Empire Room on the 20th floor of the Sloppy Floyd Building, West Tower, located at 200 Piedmont Avenue in Atlanta.  If you are interested in taking on a greater role in advocacy around public education issues impacting our state, we need you there.

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A GAE Election is taking place now through 9 p.m., February 15, 2020

The election is for GAE Retired Delegates to the GAE RA. All GAE Retired members are eligible to vote in this election.   Beginning this year, we are using an outside vendor, Election-America, to conduct our online elections.  You should be receiving an email from them on voting specifics.  The email is legitimate.  You can also access the voting information by clicking on the GAE Online Elections icon.  This will take you to Elections-America to vote.  This is your chance to have a say in YOUR Association!  VOTE!

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September 20, 2019

Ensuring Safe Schools for All Students

NEA Human and Civil Rights' "Safe Zone" poster shows students that their schools are taking a stand against racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism, religious bias, and other forms of bias and discrimination.

In our classrooms, playgrounds, restrooms, offices, libraries, buses, and elsewhere, students, their parents and school staff can be proactive in raising awareness of those instances when differences are mocked, devalued, or simply silenced, and in challenging all forms of bullying and harassment.

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September 15, 2019

National Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement in North America. It was founded in Georgia in 1526, 81 years before Jamestown. St. Augustine, Florida was founded in 1565 and is the oldest city in the United States. Hispanic Americans have been making contributions to life in the U.S. ever since.

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month with the following lessons, activities, videos, and more.

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July 11, 2019

Take Action: Tell Congress to fix the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

If educators, first responders, social workers, and other public servants make 10 years’ worth of qualified monthly payments on their federal student loans, they can receive up to $17,500 in loan forgiveness. But that’s not happening, because the program is broken. Fewer than 1 percent of eligible public servants who apply actually receive the loan forgiveness they were promised. READ MORE

KNOW Magazine


Volume 17, Issue 3:
Read about Emerging Trends in Public Education, Your GAE Board of Directors’ Focus for 2019-20, Read Across America Rebrand, How To Do An ESSA Checklist for Your School and much, much more!

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Your Featured Benefits

Joining NEA edCommunities means sharing your commitment and dedication through an open exchange of strengths and resources with thousands of other education professionals. Free and open to all, NEA edCommunities is driven by you to foster student success.

Download the My Deals App Today! You can get your deals on-the-go with your My Deals app. Simply download from the App Store or Google Play. There is no printing required – you simply show your phone and save. The My Deals app uses geo-location technology that pulls in deals based on your location. Whether you’re in Atlanta, Savannah,  Augusta or Macon,  you’ll be given an automatic download of merchants near you. But it doesn’t stop there. These mobile deals are available for you nationwide. It’s so easy to use and a great way to put your GAE member benefits to good use.

View our Student Loan Forgiveness Webinar

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(This Webinar was originally recorded on October 9, 2019/Sign-in Req.)