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Professional Development

Each spring the Georgia Chapter of AER holds a two day conference. Due to COVID-19 the annual conference will take place virtually. More information will be coming soon on what the conference will look like. In the meantime, you are welcome to view information from past conferences.

Write a Professional Article for GaAER Website

If you are an Georgia AER member and are interested in writing a professional article for the GaAER website, please let us know! Accepted articles will be published on our website. You may submit a copy of your article to ACVREP to receive credit! Email your submission to gaaerconference@gaaer.org

The GVEST Mission is to provide educators an opportunity to learn and to share effective practices and strategies specific to the needs of students with visual impairments. GVEST is held annually in October in Macon, Georgia. Due to the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic the October 2020 conference will be virtual! Check the GVEST website for up to date information so you can be apart of the conference!

Georgia AER TVI Huddle

Join the new Georgia Chapter of AER’s TVI Huddle! A monthly virtual meet up for Teachers of the Visually Impaired who are Georgia AER members to discuss current issues, what’s working and what isn’t, share & brainstorm new strategies and a safe place to support one another in the field! All TVI’s throughout Georgia, whether or not you are currently a GaAER member, are encouraged to join our first huddle on Tuesday, August 11th from 6:30pm-7:30pm! We hope you enjoy it and choose to join us for ongoing monthly meetings for GaAER members!

​Zoom Join Link for August 11th's Huddle:


Password: 538850

Call in number: +1 929 205 6099

O&M Roundtable Conversations

The GaAER O&M roundtable committee will begin hosting monthly Zoom Calls to bring together practitioners interested in exploring questions and challenges in our field and in our state. Please consider joining the first Zoom call on Thursday, July 30th from 7:00pm-8:15pm. 1.0 Hour of ACVREP CEU's offered for all attendees. The Meeting theme for July will be Strategies for teaching O&M remotely.

Zoom Invitation: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6067...

Meeting ID: 606 773 2491

Passcode: OM2020