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The Georgia Association of Educators is the pre-eminent professional organization for teachers, administrators, college education majors and educational support professionals in the state of Georgia.

GAE's Government Relations team tackles some of the toughest challenges surrounding education legislation and policy in Georgia. At the nexus of law, policy and the classroom, the team helps members understand what issues have impact from the State Capitol. Our goal is to ensure that the voices of educators are a part of education policymaking and evaluation as our only goal is student excellence. We advocate on education public policy issues in Georgia with an eye toward ensuring that those who do the work of educating kids each day have a valid contribution. Read more...

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2016 Legislative Hotline
The who, what, why, when and where of the 40-day session.
GAE positions on key topics impacting public education.
Key legislative successes for educators, students and public education.
Our association's directives as voted by our membership.
The successful battles in our courts for our members and public education.

Governor Deal's Education-Related Vetos

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Continue to email your legislators about the importance of fully funding 180 student contact days. As parents and educators, we know the importance of how teaching time = learning outcomes. Over the last 5 years we have lost that direct connection. Find out more...

2015 Legislative Summary

  • Ambassador Andrew Young to speak out against Amendment 1
    DRAFT: Community Schools: The Right Solution For Georgia's Struggling Schools
    How to Lobby
    Government Relations Toolkit (Members Only)
    GR Training Modules (Members Only)
    Cyber Lobbying
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