Mitigating Student Risk Factors Through Alternative Education

An Association That Promotes Alternative Education

GAAE Mission

To provide the highest quality of professional learning, promote innovative learning opportunities, and serve as an advocate for students matriculating in nontraditional settings throughout Georgia.



To provide a positive environment conducive to learning for all children utilizing a variety of innovative and traditional approaches differentiated for each student’s needs and skills.

Our Beliefs

We believe that:

  • Everyone can learn.

  • Every person has value and deserves to be treated with respect.

  • There is strength in diversity.

  • Positive human interaction fosters viable communities.

  • We believe that a one-size education program does not fit everyone.