Leading Adults Toward a Better Tomorrow

What GAEA has to offer

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  • Improve professional competence and enhance career progression
  • Participate in free webinars
  • Learn current information from top instructors
  • Enhance pubic speaking and presentation skills by presenting at conference or webinar

  • Members receive a discount
  • Decrease department operating budget with discounted rate
  • Network, learn from others and expand knowledge base through guided best practice discussion

  • Leverage knowledge of peers
  • Develop relationships and increase partnership opportunities
  • Interact with peers for the informal sharing of ideas

  • Enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities within field
  • Learn programming ideas that will benefit local community
  • Develop leadership skills by volunteering on a GAEA committee

  • Expand instructor list by utilizing state-wide instructor resources
  • Meet instructors from across the state who are willing to travel
  • Share instructors with other institutions
  • Grow instructor pool and in-turn course offerings
  • Learn methods and strategies to develop new instructors

  • Keep programs fresh by gaining new ideas from peers
  • Hear from field experts on ways to improve programs and outcomes
  • Learn new techniques of the trade

  • Access latest hot topics and training ideas
  • Learn what other states and professionals are doing
  • Be the first to know what is happening in Georgia with continuing/adult education and workforce development

  • Electronic access to the latest news, trends, and events
  • Stay connected throughout the year
  • Learn about other members and departments through our Member Spotlight

  • Gain recognition for your program and colleague
  • Opportunity to showcase your college, department, peers, partnerships, and programs
  • Earn a scholarship to save on department budget

Member Benefits

GAEA was chartered on April 2, 1959, as the Georgia Adult Education Council, Inc. In the spring of 1975, the council became the Georgia Adult Education Association, Inc., and functions today as the umbrella organization serving adult educators from all segments of the adult education profession. Throughout its history, GAEA has attempted to provide a leadership mechanism for adult educators across the full spectrum of the profession. Its mission is to promote and develop adult/continuing education in Georgia among groups and individuals engaged in the field of adult/continuing education through communication, interaction and professional development that serves people of Georgia.