CONTENTS WINTER 2017
Volume 15 Issue 4
4 President’s Letter 12 GAE Day at the Capitol
Volume 15 Issue 4
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5 ”TO BE, RATHER THAN TO SEEM”
Whether it is standing up to protect one member,
the whole profession, or playing to win for
public education, GAE’s Executive Director, Chris
Baumann, shares how GAE will be leading the
6 KNOW & TELL
In the latest update around the organization, we
recognize GAE members Louise and T.K. Adams
and Education Support Professionals across
8 WHY WE FIGHT
Why GAE’s Board of Directors advocates for
education and for GAE.
13 DREAMER STUDENTS
Are you up-to-date on Dreamers? Get the facts on
what you may not know about DACA.
16 #TOOLTIPS: TAX PREPARATION
Seven smart reasons to do your taxes early, and
one reason you might one to wait; plus tips for
deducting classroom expenses.
do your taxes
early, plus one
reason to wait
20 DECK THE HALLS WITH
GAE-Retired President Karen Solheim discusses
the season for political advocacy and how you can
get involved in the process.
Find notices for upcoming online elections and
candidates nomination forms for NEA Delegates to
the NEA RA and the GA Fund for Public Education.
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