Welcome to GaAER
The Georgia chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of Blind and Visually Impaired
On behalf of the Georgia Chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (GaAER), we welcome you to our chapter website. During your visit we hope you will find the information helpful as you learn about the activities and happenings of the Georgia AER Chapter and low vision and blindness resources available in Georgia. In the navigational toolbar or the links below, you will find information about our chapter including our mission, current board members, and recent newsletters. You will also find highlights from our annual conference, statewide training opportunities, information on Georgia blindness agencies, and university systems of Georgia disability services contacts just to name a few. We encourage vision professionals as well as those entering the vision field to join us through membership.
The election results are in!
July 2022 - June 2024 Board Members:
President: Sarah Bussey
President-elect: Tracy Fitch
Treasurer: Stephanie Hardwick
Secretary: Jamie Marks
Immediate Past President: Carmen Willings
2020-2024 At Large Members
Mary Ann Boger
2022-2026 At Large Members
100 Strong in 2022 ~ Join or Renew Now!
In celebration of the POWER and UNITY of professional collaboration, we invite you to join the Georgia AER chapter. Currently we have about 70 members and our campaign for 2022 is to be 100 STRONG!! New members and ALL renewing members will receive a special gift! Visit our membership page for more membership benefits. Visit AER to join or renew today.
Georgia AER Merchandise is Here!
We are excited to share that we have opened an online store where you can purchase Georgia AER merchandise to support our chapter and feel a part of something larger! As Helen Keller said, "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much"! Visit our Zazzle store! and purchase GaAER merchandise today!