Welcome to the website for the Georgia Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (GAE4-HYDP), the professional organization for those dedicated to promoting, strengthening, enhancing, and advocating for Georgia 4-H’s youth members! Being actively engaged in GAE4-HYDP allows you to grow and develop with other 4-H colleagues from around the state and nation.
GAE4-HYDP members benefit in a variety of ways:
- Networking: share program ideas, build professional relationships, create partnerships for collaborative programming
- Professional Development: attend state and national conferences with speakers and workshops focused on youth development, apply to present your scholarly work through educational sessions, continue to grow and develop as a professional
- Awards & Scholarships: be recognized by your colleagues for exceptional programming, communicator pieces, and years of service, receive scholarships for continued professional development, nominate your support staff for awards
- Voice: connect to state and national partners, lead by serving in roles at the district, state, and national level, advocate for important youth development issues