4 President’s Letter 23 KNOW How To: Elections and Voting
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CONTENTS SPRING 2017
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5 KNOW & TELL
Delegates, let’s prepare to take care of our business
at the 47th Annual GAE Spring Convention
Find out how a bill passes through the Georgia
Legislature to become a Law
Register now for GAE Day at the Capitol and add
your voice to this year’s legislative efforts
Calling all STUDENT MEMBERS – Sign up to attend
professional development workshops and training
at the conference designed just for you
Get information on the effort to contact 25 year
members, Read Across America and more…
10 WHO STANDS BETWEEN
FAKE NEWS AND STUDENTS?
Read about how educators must take up the
frontline battle to ensure students can properly
filter the myriad of misinformation confronting
14 GAE LISTENS AND
PREPARES TO HELP MEET
EARLY EDUCATOR NEEDS
Find out what GAE is planning to help bring
millennials into the profession and the association.
18 GAE: MORE THAN JUST
What being a member of the Georgia Association
of Educators should mean to our members
22 LEGAL VICTORIES
See how GAE Legal Services helped two
members change the course of their situations
to win their cases
24 PROPOSED GAE
Review the two proposed GAE redistricting
options that delegates will be voting on at
the coming Spring RA
26 PROPOSED GAE
Review what will be up for a vote by your delegate
representative in Macon on April 1-2
27 GAE ELECTIONS
See what members have to say who want to
represent you at this summer’s NEA convention
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