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KNOW Magazine Volume 5 Issue 4


The Code of Ethics for Educators. Every Georgia educator is governed by a code of conduct, or code of ethics. Join GAE as we explore Georgia's Code of Ethics for Educators created and maintained by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.
How to Raise $5 Million. Lounelle Beecher, Coordinator for Social Studies and Foreign Language Curriculum in Richmond County, shows you how to use grants and fellowships to raise money for your school, department, or classroom. According to Lounelle, a grant can make all the difference in the world.
They Wanted Her Job. We Gave Them a Fight. In 2001, Gwendolyn Mayfield was accused by a student's parents of committing a sexual act on school grounds during school hours. The allegation was false, yet it still threatened to end her 38-year career in education. GAE was there. We fought for her.


President's Letter

Mark your calendars with upcoming events. Follow a few quick links to some of our favorite websites. Read up on dropout facts and figures. Volunteer with Special Olympics Georgia. Apply for a scholarship or attend an innovative summer program.
Can your school district direct you to provide them with your personal laptop for inspection of its contents? Know your rights. See what is—and what isn’t—legal with GAE’s Legal Q&A. Read the latest GAE legal victories, and then catch up on recent GAE events.
Richard McIntyre is a retiring Physical Education teacher from Meriwether County. Join him as he reflects on his 35-year career in education. Richard talks about the importance of giving to others and making time to make a difference.

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