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Finding Your “Tribe” of Fellow Educators

As a new educator, I would often talk through lesson plans with my colleagues to get their advice. I remember one conversation in particular, where I discussed a project I had spent hours preparing with one of my peers.  After I finished outlining my whole plan, she looked me in the eye and asked, “And what are they learning?” It was a simple question, but one I couldn’t answer.

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Educators will be on the lookout again for voucher legislation

GAE will ensure that when, not if, vouchers again are introduced, legislators will hear the people from whom passage of such legislation would impact.  GAE will ensure they hear our local teachers, administrators, parents and community members who will all lose funding for their respective schools, should vouchers pass.”  -- GAE President Charlotte Booker

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April 30, 2019

GAE’s 49th Spring Convention is Now in the History Books.

The 49th Annual GAE Spring Representative Assembly is now over. The focus going forward: teamwork and membership; telling our individual stories as to why we are members of the most influential public education organization in Georgia. Take a look at election results and images from the 2019 Assembly.READ MORE

April 1, 2019

5 Key Trends in the Teacher Workforce

Ingersoll recently updated “Seven Trends: The Transformation of the Teaching Force,” his longitudinal study on the elementary and secondary teaching force that culls data from several comprehensive sources, including the Schools and Staffing Survey. “Too often, researchers, school leaders, and policymakers are still operating under false assumptions about who goes into teaching and how teaching careers unfold,” Ingersoll said. “If we want to improve student performance, we must understand this new reality.” Here are Ingersoll’s key findings:READ MORE...

March 22, 2019

Introducing NEA Micro Credentials

Micro-credentials are a digital form of certification indicating demonstrated competency/mastery in a specific skill or set of skills. To earn micro-credentials, educators identify competencies they want to master and complete the requirements to earn them. Because micro-credentialing is a relatively new model of professional learning, there is very little existing contract language or policy documentation codifying implementation<a href="https://gae.org/for-you/professional-teaching-and-learning/introducing-nea-micro-credentials/"class="news-more-link" target="_blank">Find out more...</a>

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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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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.

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