CONTENTS SPRING 2018
Volume 16 Issue 1
4 President’s Letter 22 HOW TO VOTE
Volume 16 Issue 1
Dr. Sid Chapman
interim executive director
DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
KNOW is published quarterly as a service to all members of the
Georgia Association of Educators, 100 Crescent Centre Parkway,
Suite 500, Tucker, GA 30084, 678-837-1100 or toll-free
1-800-282-7142, email@example.com. Periodicals’ postage paid
at Tucker, Georgia and additional mailing offices.
Postmaster! Please send changes to: GAE, 100 Crescent Centre
Parkway, Suite 500, Tucker, GA 30084-7050.
Advertising contents should be addressed to the Editor. Advertising
rates are available upon request. Advertising is printed as a service
to readers and publication does not imply Association endorsement.
The Association reserves the right to refuse any advertising.
5 TIM MCCLUSKEY
Meet GAE’s Interim Executive Director
6 KNOW & TELL
The latest updates including GAE’s Spelling Bees
and Coalition work.
Barrow county’s newly
steadily unpacks issues
10 FIGHTING FOR
When Full-Time School
Staff Qualify for Public
Assistance, it’s Time to
11 CELEBRATING LEGAL
Your organizing and recruiting rights are protected!
13 TOOLTIPS: NEA
NEA’s new School
Me series is made
specifically with new
and early educators in
Up before dawn and into the night, many educators
struggle with second jobs to help make ends meet.
18 READ ACROSS AMERICA
Teacher-Recommended Activity Ideas for NEA’s
Read Across America
In this edition of KNOW,
Karen Solheim discusses
Showing Up, and
Read candidates’ statements for GAE’s upcoming
elections, including GAE Officers, GAE District
Directors, GAE Fund for Public Education (FPE) &
NEA RA Delegates.
Want to save
some serious $$$$? We’ve got an App for
that. Take a look at the incredibly
cool on-the-go mobile App from ACCESS. It connects
the best deals and savings straight to your smartphone.
Save money wherever you roam!
www.gae.org | 3