About Us

The purposes of the Georgia Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (GAE4-HYDP) are:

  • to promote the profession of Extension 4-H Youth work in Georgia
  • to advance the professional status of the Extension Personnel involved in 4-H Youth work
  • to encourage professional improvement and improved professionalism among its members
  • to provide a medium for the exchange of ideas, methods and techniques as they relate to planning and implementing the Extension 4-H Youth Program within Georgia
  • to further provide the same opportunities with Extension 4-H Youth workers throughout the nation, through affiliation with the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals, Inc.
  • to promote and to increase interest in Extension 4-H Youth development work as a career
  • to strengthen communications with Extension Administration
  • to promote cooperation among all Georgia Extension Personnel