Monthly Archives: November 2015

2016 Chapter Awards

The Georgia ASTA chapter recognizes professionals and colleagues that have enriched the lives of young people. The board will award recipients on Friday, January 29th, 2016 at the annual luncheon.

The available awards are:

  • Educator of the Year
  • Advocacy Award
  • Industry Award (individual or business)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

If you would like to nominate a business or individual, please complete the application below by Friday, January 8th, 2016. Multiple nominees are welcomed, but each must have a separate application and rationale.

Click here to complete the 2016 GA-ASTA Award Nomination Form

2016 Luncheon

We are so excited to announce that this year’s GA ASTA Luncheon, which takes place during the GMEA conference in Athens on January 29, 2016, will be held at the Last Resort Provisions at 1653 S. Lumpkin St., Athens, Georgia.

We invite you to come join us for good food and fun times. The board will recognize outstanding educators through awards and mini-grants and of course, as always, there will be fabulous door prizes!!

Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased directly through the Georgia ASTA chapter. Lunch is a choice of fried chicken or shrimp and grits and you will need to make your choice when you purchase your ticket. Included with the main course will be corn soufflé, turnip greens, pimento cheese mashed potatoes and a hushpuppy (among other yummy things!).

Tickets WILL NOT be available at the door or through GMEA. Tickets will be mailed to you (or delivered to you at the state level of all state auditions) and must be presented at the door/table to ensure seating and that you get the lunch that you ordered! No ticket, no lunch!

Tickets are $41.50 with credit card but if you pay with cash or check (send with information below to address below), you receive a discount of $1.50. Please complete and mail the PDF order form or use the online credit card payment at the bottom of this post.



(Updated 1/20/16)

2016 Mini-Grant Application

Each year, the Georgia chapter of ASTA awards money to individuals or groups to fund special projects, field trips, and enhance string instruction throughout the state.

To apply for a grant, fill out the application below by January 8, 2015.

Recipients will be notified via email and recognized by the board at the ASTA luncheon on Friday, January 29, 2016. The board reserves the right to award any amount up to or for the full amount requested. If you received a grant in the Spring of 2015 you are not eligible this year, but may apply Spring 2017.

Complete the 2016 GA-ASTA Mini-Grant Application