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Creating Professional Development Sessions That POP

Have you ever examined an un-popped kernel of corn? Pick it up. Feel of it. Taste it. What...

“Embrace the Change and Empower the Future”: GCEA’s 2022 Conference Highlights

Our annual conferences serve as a reminder that you are not in this alone and provide you with...

The Importance of Peer to Peer Networking

Making connections with others in your industry can prove to be a highly valuable opportunity for any professional....

Tips for Choosing and Evaluating Continuing Education Courses

Continuing Education programs focus on helping professionals extend their formal education. While not every field requires CE, a...

The Mark of the Potter

Have you ever taken time to watch a potter as he sits patiently at the potter’s wheel and...

The Spinning Plates

As a young girl, I enjoyed watching The Art Linkletter Show, a television variety show which aired once...

3 Things You May Not Doing as a Continuing Educator (but should be!)

Some students, and even educators, may think that the journey of education ends when you have a diploma...

What To Avoid When Offering Virtual Programs

Between the COVID-19 pandemic shaking up in-person learning, increasingly busy schedules, and even adults eager to pursue continuing...

6 Reasons to Pursue Continuing Education

Here at GCEA, we believe that one’s personal journey in continuing education doesn’t need to have a fixed...

Is Innovation a Part of Your Professional Career?

Solving a problem. Improving a process. Building a new system. There are countless ways to innovate at work. ...

4 Myths About Continuing Education

There’s a lot of emphasis on earning a traditional bachelor’s or even a master’s degree. But once you...

Virtual or In-Person Learning?

Educators have long relied on virtual instruction. But in the majority of situations, it wasn’t the norm. After...

Top 10 Tips for Georgia’s Continuing Educators

As a continuing educator, you believe in the power of learning. For your participants, it’s the best pathway...

3 Ways To Stay Equipped For Continuing Education

Continuing education has great benefits and can be very rewarding (to say the least). Sadly, if you’re like...

4 Ways Professional Development Opportunities Can Benefit You

Professional development means learning new skills and strengthening old ones at the same time. Professional development can boost...

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