Benefits of Membership in GAEA:

  • Your membership entitles you to a unified membership in the Georgia Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association.
  • GAEA FALL CONFERENCE – reduced rates to attend the program, meetings, and workshops.
  • COLLAGE – GAEA’s newsletter of future events, teaching ideas,conferences, student exhibitions, workshops, and opportunities such as the Capitol Art Show and the Youth Art Month celebrations.
  • GAEA SPRING CONFERENCE – yearly spring meeting on Jekyll Island with hands-on workshops especially designed for art teachers.
  • REDUCED RATES – for members participating in workshops, conferences, the Capitol Art Show, and for some art periodicals.
  • GEORGIA YOUTH ART MONTH CELEBRATION – assistance is available for organizing a Youth Art Month celebration in your part of the state.
  • CAPITOL ART SHOW – show your students’ art to your legislators and promote art in Georgia schools.
  • ART EDUCATION JOURNAL – you will receive six issues of NAEA’s outstanding journal of current trends and classroom ideas.
  • NAEA NEWS – this bi-monthly newsletter keeps you up-to-date on new programs, books, teaching resources, conferences and workshops.
  • STUDIES IN ART EDUCATION – with comprehensive membership, you receive four issues of this scholarly research journal.
  • NAEA CONVENTION – you will be invited to attend the largest gathering of art educators in the world, held each Spring in a major U.S. city.
  • PUBLICATIONS PROGRAM – take advantage of NAEA’s extensive selection of books, pamphlets, films and periodicals available at a significant member discount.
  • NATIONAL RESEARCH AND ARCHIVE CENTER – a comprehensive library of art education materials is maintained for your use.
  • NATIONAL AWARDS PROGRAM – honorary, scholastic and monetary awards are given for outstanding service to the organization.
  • NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY – a program to recognize and reward talented high school art students.
  • SPECIAL EXHIBITION AND RECOGNITION PROGRAMS – NAEA works with commercial groups and government organizations to bring public attention to art through competitions.
  • PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATION IN EDUCATION AND POLITICAL AFFAIRS – nationally NAEA works with other education groups to promote the values and goals of arts education. On the state level, GAEA represents art teachers in considering policies determined by the Georgia Department of Education, the State Board of Education, and the Board of Regents.
  • PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM – NAEA staff is available to give you assistance.

 Membership Application

The Georgia Art Educators Association (GAEA) is affiliated with the National Art Educators Association(NAEA). When you join the GAEA you are automatically a member of the NAEA.

There are a variety of membership levels:

  • Active: $80
  • Associate: $75
  • Retired: $45
  • First Yr. Professional: $65
  • Student: $40
  • Institutional: $215

Click here for a downloadable registration form.